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Pat Riley

Patrick James Riley

Born: March 20, 1945 in Rome, New York
High School: Linton in Schenectady, New York
College: University of Kentucky
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Coach in 2008 (Full List)
As Player: 528 G, 7.4 PPG, 1.6 RPG, 1.7 APG (Full Record)
As Executive: MIA franchise, 2008-2014 (Full Record)

Coaching Record

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Age Lg Tm G W L W-L% W > .500 Finish G W L W-L% Notes
1981-82 36 NBA LAL 71 50 21 .704 14.5 1 14 12 2 .857 NBA Champions
1982-83 37 NBA LAL 82 58 24 .707 17.0 1 15 8 7 .533 WC Champions
1983-84 38 NBA LAL 82 54 28 .659 13.0 1 21 14 7 .667 WC Champions
1984-85 39 NBA LAL 82 62 20 .756 21.0 1 19 15 4 .789 NBA Champions
1985-86 40 NBA LAL 82 62 20 .756 21.0 1 14 8 6 .571
1986-87 41 NBA LAL 82 65 17 .793 24.0 1 18 15 3 .833 NBA Champions
1987-88 42 NBA LAL 82 62 20 .756 21.0 1 24 15 9 .625 NBA Champions
1988-89 43 NBA LAL 82 57 25 .695 16.0 1 15 11 4 .733 WC Champions
1989-90 44 NBA LAL 82 63 19 .768 22.0 1 9 4 5 .444
1991-92 46 NBA NYK 82 51 31 .622 10.0 2 12 6 6 .500
1992-93 47 NBA NYK 82 60 22 .732 19.0 1 15 9 6 .600
1993-94 48 NBA NYK 82 57 25 .695 16.0 1 25 14 11 .560 EC Champions
1994-95 49 NBA NYK 82 55 27 .671 14.0 2 11 6 5 .545
1995-96 50 NBA MIA 82 42 40 .512 1.0 3 3 0 3 .000
1996-97 51 NBA MIA 82 61 21 .744 20.0 1 17 8 9 .471
1997-98 52 NBA MIA 82 55 27 .671 14.0 1 5 2 3 .400
1998-99 53 NBA MIA 50 33 17 .660 8.0 1 5 2 3 .400
1999-00 54 NBA MIA 82 52 30 .634 11.0 1 10 6 4 .600
2000-01 55 NBA MIA 82 50 32 .610 9.0 2 3 0 3 .000
2001-02 56 NBA MIA 82 36 46 .439 -5.0 6
2002-03 57 NBA MIA 82 25 57 .305 -16.0 7
2005-06 60 NBA MIA 61 41 20 .672 10.5 1 23 16 7 .696 NBA Champions
2006-07 61 NBA MIA 82 44 38 .537 3.0 1 4 0 4 .000
2007-08 62 NBA MIA 82 15 67 .183 -26.0 5
Career NBA 1904 1210 694 .636 258.0 282 171 111 .606

Awards

Season Lg Award
1989-90 NBA Coach of the Year
1992-93 NBA Coach of the Year
1996-97 NBA Coach of the Year
1996-97 NBA Top 10 Coaches in NBA History

Transactions

September 2, 1995: Hired as Head Coach by the Miami Heat