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Pat Riley

Chronology

1945 Born in Schenectady, New York
1963 Graduates from high school, attends University of Kentucky
1967 Graduates from University of Kentucky
1967 Becomes basketball player with the San Diego Rockets
1970 Becomes a player for the Los Angeles Lakers
1975 Becomes a player for the Phoenix Suns
1977 Becomes a TV broadcaster for the Lakers
1979 Becomes assistant coach for the Lakers
1981 Becomes head coach for the Lakers
1990 Earns Coach of the Year Award
1990 Leaves the Lakers to become co-host of NBC show NBA Showtime
1991 Becomes head coach for the New York Knicks
1993 Earns NBA Coach of the Year award
1995 Becomes head coach for the Miami Heat
1996 Earns NBA Coach of the Year award
1997 Earns NBA Coach of the Month award
2001 Passes 1,000-win mark

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