NBA Trade Rumors: Norris Cole joins Cavs for a LeBron James reunion

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New Orleans Pelicans point guard Norris Cole is being linked to the Cleveland Cavaliers as his free agency is still under development. Cole is still on the process of looking for a team that would fit his talent and skill set and it seems like the Cavs could have a chance to cater the former Miami Heat player.

Why the Cavs? Cole spent his college years playing for Cleveland State before entering the NBA. He started his NBA career with the Miami Heat where he collected two NBA championships before getting traded to the Pelicans. As a Heat, he played alongside the ‘Big 3’, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. Another reason for Cole’s interest with the Cavs is LeBron James.

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According to Chatt Sports Net, Cole is already familiar with James and how the King plays with Cole being the point guard. His development as a basketball player would also get a boost with the Cavs.

Parent Herald said if the Cavs decided to put Kyrie Irving on the two spot, Cole would be a perfect fit as Irving’s replacement, also in the absence of Matthew Dellavedova who just signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.

An obvious reunion will be one of Cole’s reasons why he would grab the chance for a Cavs trade and as for the Cavs, they would need Cole’s services as he could also deem fit for the loss of Dellavedova when it comes to bench relief and toughness. This could also help the Cavs get a back-to-back championship.

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Cole was drafted by the Miami Heat with 28th overall pick in the draft. He played for the Heat for four years and by 2015, Cole got traded to the New Orleans Pelicans.

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