In American basketball, whom everyone calls ‘Cole Train’ is “Norris Cole. Besides the NBA, he played in various professional basketball leagues, including Chinese, Israeli, Italian, Montenegrin, Monegasque, French, Spanish, Puerto Rican, etc. In his first and second seasons with the Miami Heat, he won back-to-back NBA championships in 2012 and 2013. He gained a lot of honors for his successful performance in the field of basketball. Let us learn more about this man.
Norris Cole Net Worth- $5 Million
The net worth of Norris Cole is $5 million. His annual salary is $3.04 million. Norris Cole was a member of the NBA championship-winning teams in 2012 and 2013. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 175 pounds. The position of his play is point guard. His jersey number is 30. His shooting style is right. He is now 34 years old.
|Total Salary Earned From:||$8.4 Million|
|Average Annual Salary:||$1.4 million|
|Highest Paid Season 2015-16:||$3 million|
|Debut Season Salary:||$0.83 million|
|Total Salary Earned From Miami Heat:||$3 million|
|Salary Earned From New Orleans Pelicans:||$5 million|
Norris Cole Full Bio/Wiki: Early Life, Basketball Career, Stats, Awards, and More…
Norris Cole was born in Dayton, Ohio, on October 13, 1988. His full name is Norris Gene Cole II. He is the son of his father, Norris Cole Sr. He has two siblings. They are Deonna Cole and Javalyn Cole. His cousin Trent Cole was a retired defensive-end basketball player.
|Date Of Birth:||October 13, 1988|
|Place Of Birth:||Dayton, Ohio, United States|
|Full Name:||Norris Gene Cole II|
|Known As:||Cole Train|
|Father Name:||Norris Cole Sr.|
|Siblings:||Deonna Cole and Javalyn Cole|
|High School Education:||Paul Laurence Dunbar High School|
|College Education:||Cleveland State University|
|Net Worth:||$5 million|
|Height:||6 feet 2 inches|
|Current Age:||34 years old|
Norris Cole completed his high school education at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Dayton, Ohio. At that stage of his college career, he was a player for Cleveland State University (CSU) in Cleveland, Ohio. He was a Cleveland State Vikings men’s basketball team member from 2007 to 2011.
His NBA debut was on December 25, 2011. In the 2011 NBA draft, the Chicago Bulls selected Norris Cole 28th overall in the 1st round.
Cole began his professional career in 2011 and is still active in the sport of basketball. He has played in the NBA G League, Chinese professional basketball, Israeli professional basketball, Italian professional basketball, Montenegrin professional basketball, Monegasque professional basketball, French professional basketball, Spanish professional basketball, and Puerto Rican professional basketball during his professional career.
Norris Cole started his professional career with the Miami Heat in 2011 and played until 2015. He played for the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2015–2016 seasons. In 2016, he was a member of the Shandong Golden Stars of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He ran for the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2017. He was the representative of the Israeli Basketball Premier League team Maccabi Tel Aviv in the 2017–2018 seasons. Norris completed his contract with the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) team, Sidigas Avellino, in 2018. He played for the Montenegrin Basketball League, Adriatic League, and Eurocup team Budunost in 2018-2019.
Moving to Monaco, he played for the LNB Pro A team AS Monaco Basket in 2019–2020. He spent time with the LNB Pro A team ASVEL Basket in the 2020–2021 seasons. He was seen playing for the Liga ACB and the Basketball Champions League team Baloncesto Málaga in 2021–2022. In 2022, he was with the Pro A team JL Bourg Basket. He is currently playing basketball for the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN) team Atléticos de San Germán.
In the arena of the NBA, he appeared in 360 games in 6 years. The NBA career statistics of this man are given below.
Points Percentage (PTS)-7.0
Total Rebounds (TRB)-2.0
Field Goal Percentage (FG%)-40.7
Field Goal Percentage 1 point (FG3%)-32.4
Free Throw Percentage (FT%)-74.3
Effective Field Goal Percentage (eFG%)-44.9
Player Efficiency Rating (PER)-9.2
Win Shares (WS)-3.0
— Norris Cole (@pg30_Cole) July 28, 2022
Norris Cole received lots of honors in his basketball career. He won the Pro A title in 2021. This man was the French Cup winner in 2021. He became a French League All-Star in 2020. He was part of the winning team of the Israeli League champions in 2018. In 2017, he was the Israeli League Cup winner. He became the Montenegrin Cup winner in 2019. He was the Horizon League Player of the Year in 2011. In 2011, he was honored to be the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year. As a token of honor, jersey number 30 was retired by the Cleveland State Vikings.
Over the past five years, Rick C. Nees has written hundreds of NBA players' biographies, some of which have already been published in famous newspapers. He previously worked as- Commentator, Basketball Analyst, Basketball Player, Newspaper Sports Editor, Radio sports presenter. Rick grew up watching basketball leagues. He was a state-level high school basketball player who followed all NBA events since he was a child.