“Save a game: Michael Jordan, save my life: Larry Bird”: When Pat Riley famously snubbed the ‘GOAT’ and gave ‘Larry Legend’ the upper hand in clutch situations

Pat Riley once said that he would take Michael Jordan in a close game situation but would take Larry Bird in a do-or-die situation.  Michael Jordan is undoubtedly one of the greatest crunch time performers in league history. Advanced statistics…

“I told LeBron James s**t was about to hit the fan”: Pat Riley says LBJ severely underestimated the amount of hate before ‘The Decision’ on ESPN in July 2010

Miami Heat president Pat Riley recalls welcoming teary-eyed LeBron James to Miami after ‘The Decision”. He says the 4x MVP did not anticipate the amount of hate coming his way. LeBron James went from being the face of the league…

“LeBron James did the right thing”: Pat Riley finally understands why the 4x MVP chose Cleveland Cavaliers over Miami Heat in 2014

Despite claiming to win 7 titles with the Miami Heat, LeBron James left the team on a sour note with the front office in just 4 years. After being furious with him for so long Pat Riley has finally come…

“Despite his anti-Semitic statements, Meyers Leonard will play in the NBA again”: Pat Riley believes the former Miami Heat Center will get another chance

Pat Riley strongly believes that Meyers Leonard will get a second chance in the NBA. Maybe not with the Miami Heat but he will play again. Miami Heat center Meyers Leonard was sidelined earlier this year due to a shoulder…

“I’d be the type of owner to challenge players to a 1v1”: Udonis Haslem stakes claim to Pat Riley for ownership stake on Miami Heat after 19-year veteran’s NBA retirement

Udonis Haslem believes he would break all white-collar owner stereotypes if the Miami Heat ever made him a co-owner of the franchise. Unless you’re a positively casual NBA fan, there’s no way you haven’t heard of Udonis Haslem. This is…

“Pat Riley trying to recruit LeBron James is what Pat Riley does”: Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh talk about the Miami Heat executive being fined $25,000 for tampering

Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh discuss what Pat Riley meant when he talked about a possible LeBron James to the Miami Heat move.  LeBron James and the Miami Heat share a ton of history with one another; both as friends…

“If LeBron James ever wanted to come back, I’d leave a new key to the door”: Pat Riley evades NBA tampering fine but slyly invites Lakers star back to the Miami Heat

Pat Riley was shaken when LeBron James left the Miami Heat to return to Cleveland in 2014. The wounds are clearly still a little raw. Riley and LeBron were a power couple up there with any player-executive combo in the…

“Tyler Herro is part of the Miami Heat’s future”: Pat Riley puts his foot down regarding youngster’s future with the franchise amid trade rumors

Pat Riley makes a shocking declaration about Miami Heat star Tyler Herro and his future with the franchise in a recent press conference.  It seems that the 2020 NBA off-season affected the Miami Heat far more than what many expected.…

“Bam Adebayo signed supermax extension despite Pat Riley asking him to wait an offseason”: Heat star and DPOY candidate thrown under the bus in latest trade rumor leaks

It seems that Pat Riley is incensed with Bam Adebayo for his play this offseason. There’s no other reason a rumor like this would make waves. There’s been a huge wave of ridicule that the Miami Heat have faced in…

‘Heat’s loss has an asterisk next to it, not the Lakers”: Pat Riley clarifies his statement towards LeBron James and co.

Pat Riley releases a statement saying he meant the Miami Heat’s loss to the Lakers had an asterisk next to it, not the Lakers’ win. Hubbub surrounding the legitimacy of this 2020 NBA Bubble championship has been circulating throughout the…