With his slicked-back hair and designer suits, not to mention seven NBA championships in his career, Pat Riley is a basketball icon. A star player for the University of Kentucky, Pat Riley also had a solid playing career for the San Diego Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns in the NBA, for the latter of which he won his first NBA title. After retiring, Pat Riley took a position as a broadcaster for the Lakers before becoming the team’s head coach for the 1981-82 season. He won an NBA championship in that first season and captured three more in his time with the Lakers, coining the term “three-peat” (even though he never actually won three in a row, he owns the trademark on that phrase). Pat Riley also took the New York Knicks to the NBA Finals, losing to the Houston Rockets. Perhaps his greatest coaching achievement was in 2006, as he led the Miami Heat to their first ever NBA title. On the verge of going down 0-3 in the NBA Finals, the Heat staged a remarkable comeback to win Game 3 thanks to Dwayne Wade and went on to take the series 4-2.
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Pat Riley Speaker
It’s no surprise that Pat Riley is known for being a tremendous motivational speaker. Being a successful basketball coach takes much more than just knowing the X’s and O’s of the game. A Pat Riley speaker appearance will surely motivate your audience, just as it has his teams in the past.
Pat Riley Appearance
More than 250,000 fans showed up for the Pat Riley appearance along with the rest of the Miami Heat in a parade after their 2006 NBA title. We can’t guarantee that kind of turnout for your event, but a Pat Riley appearance is sure to attract a crowd.
Pat Riley Endorsement
Even thought it’s been many years since his time in Hollywood and the “Showtime” era of the Lakers, Pat Riley’s endorsement power still shines bright. His good looks and trademark style are the perfect fit for almost any product or service.
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