Saw this one coming. The off season looks like it'll be an interesting one with Riley now taking care of getting the right guys here.
MIAMI (AP) - Pat Riley's worst season as coach of the Miami Heat will be his last.
The Hall of Famer will resign as coach Monday afternoon but remain team president, a person close to Riley said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because an announcement had yet to be made.
As team president, Riley will continue to oversee a plan to halt the team's dramatic fall after it won the NBA championship in 2006. The Heat finished this season with the NBA's worst record — 15-67.
It's believed Riley could name his replacement Monday. He has been grooming longtime assistant Erik Spoelstra for the job. That would follow the path Riley took when he previously promoted Stan Van Gundy. The South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Monday that Spoelstra would get the job.