Pat Riley happy to get Norris Cole
MIAMI -- Less than two weeks after losing the NBA Finals, the Miami Heat made their first addition to their 2011-12 roster by selecting Cleveland State point guard Norris Cole with the 28th pick in the 2011 NBA draft.
Speaking on a conference call with media on Friday, Heat president Pat Riley said the Heat "felt vulnerable" at the point guard position and the 6-foot-2 Cole filled a need. Riley also revealed the 22-year-old was the 18th ranked player on the Heat's board.
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