Miami Heat czar Pat Riley joined the Joe Rose Show this morning, discussing the retirement of Shaquille O’Neal’s jersey tomorrow night against the Los Angeles Lakers in Miami, Dwyane Wade, and how his young players have fared amid a rebuilding year.

Riley expressed disappointment with the team’s 9-20 record but indicated injuries have “hurt the continuity about finding out about these players.”

Of big man Hassan Whiteside, Riles¬†describes him as a “unique” and “special” talent.

Check out the highlights down below.