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Larry Riley is the senior advisor to the General Manager of the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] He was formerly the general manager for Golden State Warriors before being demoted to director of scouting after upon Bob Myers's promotion to GM on April 24, 2012.[2] He was responsible for drafting Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.[3]

A graduate of Chadron State with an honors degree in education, Riley was inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame in 1993. He received a master's degree in education from Southeast Missouri State.[citation needed]