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In addition to Riles being out, the Heat had to suspend James Posey and Antoine Walker because they had become overweight fat-asses failed to meet team conditioning goals.Pat Riley is taking a break from a season that has left him limping and in pain.
The Miami Heat coach began an indefinite leave of absence Wednesday because of hip and knee problems, choosing assistant Ron Rothstein to fill his spot on an interim basis.
Riley will have surgery Friday to remove floating chips his right knee. Surgery on his hip, the malady that hurts him most now, is not yet scheduled. The 61-year-old coach doesn't know how long he'll be out.