Tag "Pat Riley"

With Giannis Off the Table, What’s Next for the Miami Heat?

For years, the Miami Heat have game planned for the 2021 free agency class. However, with Giannis Antetokounmpo signing his extension with Milwaukee, 2021 free agency is no longer attractive and all the planning has gone by the wayside. So what’s next for the Heat?

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Pat Riley Clarifies ‘Asterisk’ Statement About 2020 Championship

Even though the Miami Heat had a great postseason, there will always be the “what if” questions surrounding the championship series. What if Goran Dragic didn’t miss multiple games with the foot injury? What if Bam Adebayo didn’t have the neck strain? These are the thoughts every Heat fan thinks about every day. Even Heat President Pat Riley wonders what could’ve happened in the 2020 NBA Finals.

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Report: NBA Exec Says No Teams are Interested in Waiters

On Saturday night, the Miami Heat announced that they suspended Dion Waiters for conduct detrimental to the team. Heat president Pat Riley was quoted as saying the suspension stemmed from “a number of unacceptable incidents this week, culminating with his unprofessional conduct on the bench last night.”

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After banishing James Johnson from camp, Heat making sure there’s no culture slippage

After finishing short of the playoffs last season, Miami Heat President Pat Riley vowed there would be changes. The changes he was referring to was the Heat’s culture. The Heat prides itself on being the most conditioned team in the entire league. Riley believes that slipped last season and it was the reason the Heat missed the postseason.

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Report: Heat interested in trading for Mike Conley

After jumping from Number 8 to Number 2 in the draft lottery, the Memphis Grizzlies are reportedly zeroing in on guard Ja Morant with the second overall draft pick. With the Grizzlies eyeing Morant, it could mark the end of 12 year veteran guard Mike Conley’s career in Memphis. To clear up more playing time for the rookie point guard, and possibly tank for next year’s draft class, there’s a great chance the Grizzlies will entertain talks for the veteran guard this summer.

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Report: Riley advised Warriors to keep Klay Thompson

Just weeks after being linked to the Lakers vacant front-office position, Pat Riley is back in the news again. This time, according to ESPN’s Stephen A Smith, for giving the Warriors advice. Smith says Riley, among others, advised the Warriors front office executives to re-sign Klay Thompson.

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Rumor: Lakers Interested in Heat President Pat Riley

Earlier this month, Los Angeles Lakers legend and President Magic Johnson abruptly stepped down as President of Basketball Operations. Since then, the Lakers have been interviewing coaching candidates to replace the recently fired Luke Walton.

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