on April 14, 1999
The Lives of Riley is the ultimate portrait of the current Miami Heat Coach and President Pat Riley. Heisler traces back Riley's childhood and details the life of Pat's father, Lee. He also looks at Riles' playing days at Kentucky as well as his journeyman NBA career. The most impressive section is how Riley became Lakers' coach and continued their winning tradition. Heisler also examines Chris Riley's role in her husband's career and Pat's revival with the New York Knicks. After reading this, you will understand what makes Riles so successful and such an awesome motivator.