Patrick James Riley was born March 20, 1945.

Riley is one of the greatest coaches in NBA history and has recently become one of the best general managers in the game, as well.

Riley played for the Lakers in six of his 10 NBA seasons, including 1971-72 when Los Angeles won the title. He was an assistant coach for three years with the Lakers, before taking over the head coaching position and winning four NBA titles in 10 years.

He coached the likes of Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and James Worthy and owned the 1980s.

After his career with the Lakers, Riley took the Knicks to the 1994 NBA Finals, losing in seven games to the Rockets. But he won another NBA title with Dwyane Wade, Shaquille O'Neal and the Miami Heat.

He's happy as the team president now, winning two NBA championships in the past three years.

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