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Dayton native Norris Cole wins championship in Israel

Add another championship to the resume of Norris Cole II. 

The Dunbar High School legend scored 13 points as Maccabi Tel Aviv won the championship in the Israeli league Thursday. 

Cole also had five rebounds and three assists for the powerhouse team, which according to The Times of Israel won its 52nd league championship and ended a four-year title drought. 

The 29-year-old knows a lot about winning. 

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After winning a pair of state championships with the Wolverines, he starred at Cleveland State and won two NBA titles on Miami Heat teams headlined by LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. 

He spent six seasons in the NBA, averaging 7.0 points and 2.7 assists, before signing in Israel late last summer. 

Joining Cole on the Israeli league champions roster is Deshaun Thomas, a former Ohio State standout. 

He scored nine points in 13 minutes in the final game. 

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