Pat Riley shuts down any talk of return to Lakers

It wasn’t seen as likely, but Pat Riley left no doubt he’s not going to be returning to the Los Angeles Lakers in any capacity.

The Miami Heat president, who spent nine seasons as the Lakers coach during the “Showtime” era, said Saturday he intends to finish his career with the Heat and has no intention of even thinking about taking the Lakers’ team president role vacated by Magic Johnson.

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