Pat Riley is a former basketball player and coach who served in the National Basketball Association. Currently, he is the executive president of the Miami Heat.
Moreover, he is a nine-time NBA Champion. The former basketballer won his first NBA title while playing for the Los Angeles Lakers.
After that, he won his second NBA Championship as an assistant coach of the Lakers. Finally, he won five NBA titles while serving as a coach in the league.
Besides that, he is a two-time NBA champion while serving as the executive President of Miami Heats. The former coach is regarded as one of the greatest and most successful coach in the franchises’ history.
Furthermore, Pat received NBA Coach of the Year three times in his coaching career. He was named as one of the 10 Greatest Coaches in NBA history in 1996.
Not to mention, he was the recipient of NBA Executive of the Year in 2011. There is rarely any role in his life where he isn’t immensely successful.
In 2012, Riley received a Chuck Daly Lifetime Achievement Award for all of his successful endeavors. On top of that, his college team retired his jersey number in his honor.
Before getting into details about one of the most successful NBA player, coach and executive president, here are some quick facts about him.
|Full Name||Patrick James Riley|
|Birth Date||March 20, 1945|
|Birth Place||Rome, New York, the United States|
|Nick Name||The Godfather|
|Education||University of Kentucky|
|Father’s Name||Leon Riley|
|Mother’s Name||Mary Riley|
|Siblings||Five; Leon, Leonard, Dennis, Elizabeth, and Mary Riley|
|Age||76 Years Old|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
|Profession||Executive President, Former NBA Player, and Coach|
|Current Team||Miami Heats|
|Active Years||1967 – Present|
|Kids||Two; Elisabeth and James Riley|
|Net Worth||$80 million|
|Last Update||June, 2021|