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Nick Arison Rumors

It’s possible that some combination of coach Erik Spoelstra, general manager Andy Elisburg, assistant GM Adam Simon and CEO Nick Arison could fill Riley’s personnel responsibilities when he retires, but that’s speculative at this point. Alonzo Mourning, the Heat’s vice president of player programs, also could be considered for a bigger role if he’s interested.
Nick Arison has been named chief executive officer of the Miami Heat and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the team. Arison, the third generation to hold a leadership role with the franchise will report to his father, Micky Arison, who will remain managing general partner and governor at the NBA’s Board of Governor’s meetings, the team announced Friday. “This is something Nick has been working towards his whole life. He’s more prepared for this job than I was at his age when I became CEO of Carnival,” Micky Arison said. “I have the utmost confidence that Nick will continue to lead the HEAT as a model NBA franchise for many years to come.”