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Norris Cole - PG, 6'2, 175
Free agent - Last played with Shandong (China, 2016)
       Date of birth: 10/13/1989
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 28th pick, 2011
     Out of: Cleveland State
  NBA Experience: 5 years
  Hand: Right

2011 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 28th overall by Chicago.
24th June, 2011 NBA Draft rights traded by Chicago, along with the draft rights to Malcolm Lee (#43, 2011), to Minnesota in exchange for the draft rights to Nikola Mirotic (#23, 2011).
24th June, 2011 NBA Draft rights traded by Minnesota to Miami in exchange for the draft rights to Bojan Bogdanovic (#31, 2011), a future second round pick and cash.
9th December, 2011 NBA Signed four year, $5,284,926 rookie scale contract with Miami. Included team options for 2013/14 and 2014/15.
2nd October, 2012 NBA Miami exercised 2013/14 team option.
8th October, 2013 NBA Miami exercised 2014/15 team option.
19th February, 2015 NBA As a part of a three team deal, traded by Miami to New Orleans, along with Justin Hamilton and Shawne Williams, and with Danny Granger and two future first round picks to Phoenix, in exchange for Goran Dragic and Zoran Dragic from Phoenix.
15th September, 2015 NBA Re-signed by New Orleans to a one year, $** contract.
5th October, 2016 China Signed a one year contract with Shandong.
1st December, 2016 China Released by Shandong.
When: Where:
2007 - 2011 Cleveland State (NCAA)
June 2011 - February 2015 Miami Heat (NBA)
February 2015 - June 2016 New Orleans Pelicans (NBA)
October 2016 - December 2016 Shandong (China)
From blog:

   2011 NBA Draft Diary

Pick 28: The internet takes an insurmountable 14 stories to 0 lead over ESPN with the announcement that the number 28 pick is going to be traded yet again, this time from Minnesota to Miami, in exchange for the #31 pick, a future second round pick and cash. Miami instructs Minnesota to pick Norris Cole for them, a man who more than likely would have fallen anyway. Presumably, they got word that he wouldn't.

It doesn't take long to mention that Cole had a 41 point, 20 rebound game last season, against the damp squib that was Youngstown State. This is easy enough to default to, and certainly beats the alternative of making "yet another point guard goes to Minnesota!" jokes. Stu Scott does this anyway.

In a bitter irony, Cole is from Cleveland [State]. Miami just couldn't help themselves.

He doesn't have it any more, sadly, but Norris Cole used to rock a very hi-top fade.

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   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Point Guards

Norris Cole - Cleveland State guard Cole put up the best individual game stat line in college basketball - 41 points, 20 rebounds and 9 assists versus an admittedly forgettable Youngstown State team. It was the first collegiate 40/20 game since Blake Griffin, and Blake Griffin is not a 6'1 point guard. Cole's season averages are just as nice - 21.7 points, 5.8 rebounds, 5.3 assists and 2.2 steals per game, with a solid 2:1 assist/turnover ratio, solid defense and good transition play. Cole is not the best outside shooter, isn't the quickest, and is not especially big, but he wants it more than most. Grit, heart, hustle, intangibles, selflessness, etc. He's better than Cedric Jackson, who made the NBA with a few different teams. It needn't be an insurmountable obstacle that Jackson is bigger.

I'd make a Coronation Street reference here, but it would fall flat on its face.

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