The History of the Knicks vs. Heat Rivalry

Pat Riley Leaves the Knicks For the Heat

Date: 6/15/1995
Even though Pat Riley never brought one of his five total NBA championships to New York, he was still a beloved figure in the Big Apple. But in 1995, Riley became public enemy No. 1 when the coach decided to leave the Knicks to join the Heat. The worst part about the whole ordeal is that Riley told the Knickerbockers front office via fax. Homie definitely lost some cool points for that move.

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