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AP Source: Restricted free agent Cole to return to Pelicans

METAIRIE, La. (AP) A person familiar with the situation says restricted free agent guard Norris Cole has agreed to return to New Orleans this season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the team has not announced the agreement, which was first reported by Yahoo Sports. Cole, who turns 27 next month, was acquired in a trade from Miami...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Norris Cole signs one-year qualifying offer to remain with Pelicans

As recently as yesterday, it was believed that contract talks between Norris Cole and the New Orleans Pelicans remained at a standstill.Cole was a restricted free agent, and since the Pelicans could simply match any offer he received from another team, he was always unlikely to play anywhere else. He also wasn't likely to see an offer come rolling in at this late stage of things...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans add Chris Douglas-Roberts on non-guaranteed deal

The Pelicans signed Chris Douglas-Roberts to a non-guaranteed deal, according to John Reid of New Orleans has 16 players currently under contract, and restricted free agent Norris Cole remains unsigned. This deal amounts to a training camp invite more than anything else.Douglas-Roberts had a strong second half of the season in 2014 with Charlotte, but appeared in just...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans want to re-sign Norris Cole

The New Orleans Pelicans have had an active offseason retaining key players and now have Norris Cole as their next target to bring back to New Orleans, according to Cole is a restricted free agent and can play for a one-year qualifying offer if no other teams offer him a contract.  The Pelicans have limited room left for contracts and are looking to sign him to a deal...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Heat player's private chef fatally shot at nightclub

Some Miami Heat players had a heavy heart going into Game 3 Tuesday night after finding out the private chef employed by guard Norris Cole was shot and killed inside a popular South Beach nightclub early Tuesday.Antaun Teasley was found unresponsive inside Club Mansion and that he had been in a fight with a man in the VIP area shortly before he was found, said police.The 42-year...
Via The Other Paper
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat Nation Feature: Why Norris Cole Is Miami’s Unsung Hero

There’s a lot we can say for certain concerning Miami Heat backup point guard Norris Cole. It’s safe to say he’s never going to be MVP. , but never say he doesn’t hustle, and never say he’s not an integral part of Miami’s three-peat hopes. In fact, you could probably say he’s the Heat’s unsung hero, but before you say, “How can a guy average six points a game and...
Via Heat Nation
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Cole family 'Green Machine' is back to provide a Heat boost

The Cole family van has found its way back to AmericanAirlines arena. Known as the "Green Machine" and owned by the parents of guard Norris Cole, the 1993 Chevrolet van has been somewhat of a good luck charm for the Cole family over the years. As the story goes, whenver the family has driven it to a championship event, Cole's team has won. The van will be parked out in front of AmericanAirlines...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat's Norris Cole leaves with facial injury

The Miami Heat's Norris Cole left Monday night's game at Denver midway through the third quarter after taking a fall at the end of a driving layup attempt and hitting his face on the floor. Cole had come into the game in place of Dwayne Wade, who didn't return after halftime because of back spasms, the Heat said in a tweet. Wade's return was characterized by the team as questionable...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Who should start point-guard for the Miami Heat? Cole or Chalmers?

The Miami Heat has weapons at every position. That’s a good problem to have, especially in today’s league. But the question that has been on my mind here lately is who should start point-guard? Mario Chalmers is currently and consistently the starting point-guard. Who exactly is Mario Chalmers? Why should he be the starter? Well if you’re a fan of basketball in general, you...
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

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