Keith Erickson Rumors

Riley, who was not made available by the Heat for an interview during their winning streak, often has talked about how proud he is of the 1971-72 Lakers and the streak. Those Lakers went a then NBA-record 69-13 and cruised to the championship. “Pat had to have had some conflicted emotions,’’ Erickson said. “I know he certainly would have loved his team to break that mark, but at the same time I know how much that record has meant to him.’’