The PG signed a rest-of-season deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Norris Cole, who signed a deal with the Thunder, was playing this season in China (Shandong) and was averaging 19.1 PPG, 4.3 APG and 1.7 SPG in 27.5 MPG, during 9 Games Played.
Cole (28 Years Old) had already 347 Games Played in the NBA, with two different teams:
- In the Miami Heat, the PG played 274 Regular Season Games and 60 Playoff Games (4 seasons), averaging 6.2 PPG, 2.6 APG and 1.8 RPG in 21.9 MPG. Cole won 2 NBA Titles with the Heat.
- In the New Orleans Pelicans, Cole played 73 Regular Season Games and 4 Playoff Games (1/5 seasons), averaging 10.3 PPG, 3.5 APG and 2.8 RPG in 25.8 MPG.
The PG signed with the Thunder following the trade that took Cameron Payne to Chicago, opening a spot in the roster and in the Backup PG position.
The Thunder were also mentioned to be a contender to sign Brandon Jennings, but they ended up signing Norris Cole.