Norris Cole to New Orleans for John Salmons is another trade that beat the buzzer
Pro Basketball Talk "Add another one to the pile of trades that are still trickling in after the deadline, this one between Miami and New Orleans, swapping guards. This deal accomplishes something for both sides: the Heat have been trying to unload Cole, who will be a restricted free agent this summer. " February 19
If OKC completes the Brook Lopez-Reggie Jackson deal, Thunder could make a move for Miami's Norris Cole, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Heat were without starting point guard Norris Cole for Wednesday night's game against the Atlanta Hawks due to an illness that also had him out of the morning shootaround. That had Mario Chalmers making his third start of the season in place of Cole, who previously missed two games..." December 03
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "While I don't usually address rumors (and I'm not even sure this is a rumor), I've been asked about the permutation often enough that I might as well bite. But I preface it with this: There has been absolutely no known discussion, nor even word of potential interest by either of the sides. Beyond..." November 25
Norris Cole (dislocated left middle finger) is questionable to return to tonight's #HEATgame.
Bleacher Report "An agreement in principle on a deal that would send point guard Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors to the Miami Heat is "imminent," a league source with direct knowledge of the negotiations said Friday. The deal, which will consist of the Raptors signing and trading Lowry in exchange for Heat..." June 28
Norris Cole is signed; Shane Battier retiring. Erik Spoelstra says no other players have indicated their intentions for next year.
Real GM Basketball "As a rising talent on a rookie-scale contract, Heat point guard Norris Cole is drawing a bevy of interested teams pursuing Miami management about a potential package to acquire him, league sources told RealGM. For every call, the Heat have offered stiff rejections, sources said, and value Cole..." February 19
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "This was not set up as an audition, but it has opened eyes to the possibilities. When Mario Chalmers is able to return from his Achilles tendinitis, likely in Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center, Norris Cole will resume his career role as a backup point..." January 12
Hot Hot Hoops "The Miami Heat announced today that the long-awaited HEAT Name Collection will finally be unveiled. These newly designed jerseys replace the player's last name with their nickname. The Heat will wear them for the January 10 road game against the Brooklyn Nets and at the AmericanAirlines Arena..." January 07
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Heat guard Norris Cole needed little time before offering a response. All it took were a few seconds for him to answer the last time he missed a game because of injury. Without hesitation, Cole offered, "Never." With a new year upon us, Cole was recognized by NBA.com as the player who played..." January 02
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "In a quirk of the Miami Heat's salary structure third-year point guard Norris Cole has become the first and only player locked into the team's 2014-15 payroll. The Heat announced Tuesday they have picked up the $2038206 fourth-year option for 2014-15 on Cole's rookie-scale contract. Every..." October 09
Miami Herald "Sports fans in Indiana’s capital city were relieved to see George Hill recovered from his concussion and back in the Pacers’ starting lineup — and that included Indy 500 driver Ed Carpenter, who qualified for the pole position at the Brickyard, then raced downtown to watch Hill chaperone his team..." May 22
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dwyane Wade tried, playing with a rejuvenated hop in his step. LeBron James tried, filling the box score through three periods. Chris Bosh tried, coming alive with a third-quarter scoring burst. And, still, the Miami Heat needed more against a Milwaukee Bucks team that decided to this time make..." April 24
Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The fear factor was undeniable entering last season's playoffs. Norris Cole was an untested backup rookie point guard, robbed of significant developmental opportunities because of the lockout. The confidence factor entering the upcoming playoffs is undeniable. Exhibit A is Monday's 96-95..." April 16