Riley blunt in criticism of Celtics team President

Celtics president critical of LeBron

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1945: Hall of Fame basketball coach Pat Riley, who led the Los Angeles Lakers to four NBA titles in the 1980s and won another in 2006 with the Miami Heat, is born in Rome, New York. Riley also played in the NBA with the San Diego Rockets,…

MIAMI - In response to Celtics President of Basketball Operations, Danny Ainge's criticism of Heat star LeBron James, Heat President Pat Riley said,

"Danny Ainge needs to shut the f--- up and manage his own team.  He was the biggest whiner going when he was a player.  I know that because I coached against him."

Ainge characterized James as a complainer following James comments after Miami's loss in chicago. The Heat star spoke out about some of the hard fouls that he's been taking on the court.

The Heat have confirmed this statement.

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