Greg Cote

June 19, 2014 4:51 PM

Greg Cote: Pat Riley preaches unity in motivational pitch to Big 3

Forty-five years in the NBA, a life given to professional basketball, have given Pat Riley a perspective that lends ultimate authority. Add his natural charisma, the quality of his oratory skills and his knack for parable and story telling, and appreciate that listening to Riley for 52 minutes straight, as we did on Thursday, can be mesmerizing – close to spell-binding.

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