Larry Riley was an assistant coach and advance scout for the Dallas Mavericks for six seasons from 2000-2006.
Riley, a graduate of Chadron State, began his coaching career with several stops as an assistant at Southeast Missouri State (1969-1970), Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1970-1973), Brevard Community College (1973-1974) and Mercer (1974-1976).
He returned to his alma mater, Chadron State in Nebraska for two seasons as head coach before moving to Eastern New Mexico to head their program for ten years helping to move them from an NAIA program up to NCAA Division II.
In 1988, Riley moved to the NBA and has never looked back. He initially joined the Milwaukee Bucks where, for six seasons, he was an assistant coach and scout with responsibility for advance scouting of the NBA, CBA, USBL and college players.
He moved to Vancouver in 1994 and became the Grizzlies' Director of Player Personnel for six seasons. It was following that stint that he joined the Mavericks in 2000 as an assistant coach and advance professional scout.
Following six seasons in Dallas, Riley moved to Golden State where he has been with the Warriors since joining the organization in 2006. He has served in many positions including assistant coach, General Manager, Assistant Vice President of Basketball Operations and his current role, Director of Scouting.
Riley was honored by his alma mater, Chadron State, in 1993 when he was elected to the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.