Pat Riley speaks to the media during a press conference after the Miami Heat chose Bam Adebayo as their first round pick during the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at mericanAirlines Area in downtown Miami.
Pat Riley speaks to the media during a press conference after the Miami Heat chose Bam Adebayo as their first round pick during the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at mericanAirlines Area in downtown Miami. MATIAS J. OCNER For the Miami Herald
Pat Riley speaks to the media during a press conference after the Miami Heat chose Bam Adebayo as their first round pick during the NBA Draft on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at mericanAirlines Area in downtown Miami. MATIAS J. OCNER For the Miami Herald

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About Greg Cote

Greg Cote

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Greg Cote has been a Miami Herald sports columnist since 1995 and also writes the Random Evidence blog and NFL predictions along with his notorious sidekick the Upset Bird. He has covered Hurricanes football (1984-88), the Dolphins (1990-91) and major events including Super Bowls, NBA Finals, World Series, Stanley Cup, Olympics and World Cup.
Read Greg Cote's Random Evidence blog at http://blogs.herald.com/random_evidence/