Patrick James "Pat" Riley is a former American National Basketball Association player and coach and the current team president of the Miami Heat. Widely regarded as one of the greatest NBA coaches of all time, Riley has served as the head coach of five championship teams and an assistant coach to another. He most recently won the 2006 NBA Championship with the Miami Heat. Prior to his tenure in Miami, he served as head coach for the Los Angeles Lakers and the New York Knicks. He also played for the Los Angeles Lakers' championship team in 1972, bringing his personal total to seven NBA titles. He is known as "Coach Slick" and "Mr. GQ".
Born March 20, 1945, his primary personality traits are represented by the Chinese Zodiac elemental animal sign, the Wood Rooster. This is a kindler and gentler Rooster, one actually willing to make compromises every now and then. His creativity plus his business sense makes him a likely success as an entrepreneur or consultant---or a performing artist who can actually make money at it. He is a sociable Rooster who enjoys being with people as well as being in the limelight. He can be quite open-minded and has a wide scope of interests.