Eddie House

Last updated
Eddie House
Eddie House 2.jpg
House with the Celtics in 2008
Personal information
Born (1978-05-14) May 14, 1978 (age 41)
Berkeley, California
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Hayward (Hayward, California)
College Arizona State (1996–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Round: 2 / Pick: 37th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career2000–2011
Position Guard
Number5, 50, 55
Career history
20002003 Miami Heat
2003–2004 Los Angeles Clippers
2004 Milwaukee Bucks
2004–2005 Charlotte Bobcats
2005 Sacramento Kings
2005–2006 Phoenix Suns
2006–2007 New Jersey Nets
20072010 Boston Celtics
2010 New York Knicks
2010–2011 Miami Heat
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 5,356 (7.5 ppg)
3-pointers made 817
3P% .390
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Edward Lee House II (born May 14, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player. A guard known for his three-point shooting, House played for nine NBA teams in 11 seasons in the league. He was a member of the Boston Celtics team that won the NBA championship in 2008.

Contents

Early life

Eddie was born in the city of Berkeley, California, and was raised primarily in Union City, California, where he attended James Logan High School. House transferred to Hayward High School because he was forbidden from playing on the Logan varsity team in his freshman year. At Hayward, House was named All-Hayward Area Athletic League and All-Eastbay in both his junior and senior years, and graduated in 1996. He wanted to play for University of California, Berkeley, but coaches of that school felt that House wasn't ready for a major college basketball program, and recommended that House begin at a junior college. [1]

College career

House attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, on a full-ride scholarship. [1] He is the all-time scoring leader at ASU with 2,044 points in his career, and is the only player to score more than 2,000 points. He, Ike Diogu, and James Harden are the only three Sun Devils to be named Pac-10 Player of the Year, and he was the fifth Sun Devil to be voted onto the All-Conference team twice.

He also is the career record-holder at Arizona State for field goals and steals, and set the single-season scoring average record for the school with 23.0 points per game in 1999–2000. During that season he was named Pac-10 Player of the Week a record-tying four times (matched only by Ed O'Bannon, Chris Mills, Gary Payton, and Quincy Pondexter).

House set a single-game Arizona State record with a 61-point effort in a 111–108 double-overtime victory against the California Golden Bears on the road in his senior season. It also was a memorable homecoming of sorts for him, as he had starred in high school for nearby Hayward High School. House also set a record in the game with 18 made free throws in 19 attempts. House is the first Pac-10 player to notch four 40-point games in one season as he had 61 vs. Cal, 46 vs. San Diego State, 42 vs. Penn State and 40 vs. UCLA. He also posted eight 30-point games that same season and set ASU records in points (736) and points per game (23.0). Also led the team in assists (111) and steals (74), as the 74 steals is tied for second on ASU single-season list. He is one of only three players to average in double figures in four consecutive seasons at Arizona State since it joined the Pac-10.

During his career at Arizona State, House went 0-8 against the University of Arizona Men's Basketball team. During the 2014 Fiesta Bowl, House gave a motivational speech to the Boise State Football team on the importance of beating the Arizona Wildcats, Boise State's opponent. Incidentally, the Broncos won 38-30.

NBA career

In the NBA, House was known for his three-point shooting. [2] [3]

He was selected by the Miami Heat in the second round (47th overall) of the 2000 NBA draft. He played in Miami for three seasons before leaving for the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency. After just one year in Los Angeles, House was traded to the Charlotte Bobcats. He then spent the 2004–05 NBA season playing for Charlotte, Milwaukee Bucks and Sacramento Kings. The following season House was signed by the Phoenix Suns; they reached the Western Conference Finals before losing to the Dallas Mavericks.

On August 17, 2006, he signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the New Jersey Nets.

House receiving his 2008 NBA Finals ring. Eddie House receives NBA championship ring.jpg
House receiving his 2008 NBA Finals ring.

On August 9, 2007, he signed a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Boston Celtics. [4] [5] He joined a cast of all-stars dubbed as the Big Three – Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen. The team won the 2008 NBA Finals with House playing as a backup guard for either Ray Allen or Rajon Rondo. He played a pivotal role in the team's comeback victory in Game 4, knocking down two clutch three-pointers down the stretch. [6] On July 23, 2008, he re-signed with the Celtics on a 2-year, $5.6 million deal, with the second year as player's option. [7] [8] During the 2008–09 regular season, he broke Danny Ainge's Celtics team record for best 3-point percentage in a season by shooting 44.4%. [9]

On February 18, 2010, House, Bill Walker and J.R. Giddens were traded to the New York Knicks for Nate Robinson and Marcus Landry. [10]

In July 2010 House's agent said that the guard agreed to terms on a $2.8 million, two-year contract with the Miami Heat. [11]

On April 13, 2011, vs the Toronto Raptors, House scored a career high 35 points, beating his career NBA record by four points. The Heat made the 2011 NBA Finals and were defeated by the Dallas Mavericks in six games.

On June 30, 2011, House exercised an option clause in his contract, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4 million extension with the Heat. [12] On Christmas Eve he was waived by the Heat.

Personal life

He is the son of Edward House and Deborah Buck, and has two brothers, Diallo Buck and Mychal House. During his rookie season with Miami in 2000–01, he married the sister of professional basketball player Mike Bibby. The couple has three sons, Jaelen and twins Kaden and Kalek and are now divorced. Both Eddie House and Mike Bibby played for the Sacramento Kings in 2004–05 and the Miami Heat in 2010–11. House is also cousins with current Houston Rockets forward Danuel House.

House is currently an analyst on FS1.

NBA career statistics

Legend
  GPGames played  GS Games started MPG Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage 3P%  3-point field goal percentage FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game APG  Assists per game SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game PPG Points per game Bold Career high
Denotes season in which House won an NBA championship

Regular season

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2000–01 Miami 50011.0.421.345.686.81.0.3.05.0
2001–02 Miami 64319.2.399.344.8571.71.9.7.18.0
2002–03 Miami 55718.6.387.300.8611.81.6.8.07.5
2003–04 L.A. Clippers 601019.8.359.375.8002.32.51.1.16.8
2004–05 Charlotte 13523.1.452.414.7691.51.81.8.211.1
2004–05 Milwaukee 508.2.353.667.000.61.0.4.03.2
2004–05 Sacramento 50211.0.458.452.9291.21.3.4.14.7
2005–06 Phoenix 81017.5.422.389.8051.61.8.5.19.8
2006–07 New Jersey 56116.9.428.429.9171.61.2.5.18.4
2007–08 Boston 78219.0.409.393.9172.11.9.8.17.5
2008–09 Boston 81018.3.445.444.7921.91.1.8.18.5
2009–10 Boston 50016.9.401.383.9001.41.0.6.17.2
2009–10 New York 18020.6.331.2501.0002.22.1.7.06.4
2010–11 Miami 56117.5.399.389.9501.61.1.6.16.5
Career7173117.3.409.390.8511.71.6.7.17.5

Playoffs

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPG
2001 Miami 3021.3.400.286.8001.71.71.0.312.7
2005 Sacramento 307.7.3751.0001.000.71.3.0.03.0
2006 Phoenix 1409.3.365.214.750.6.4.1.13.1
2007 New Jersey 404.5.250.167.000.5.3.3.01.3
2008 Boston 2107.9.304.355.8751.0.9.2.02.5
2009 Boston 14016.6.519.486.9091.4.9.8.07.7
2011 Miami 706.9.235.300.000.7.1.6.01.6
Career66010.3.391.368.8671.0.7.4.14.0

See also

Related Research Articles

Antoine Walker American basketball player

Antoine Devon Walker is an American former professional basketball player. He was drafted with the sixth overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft out of the University of Kentucky and played in the NBA from 1996 to 2008. Walker played for the Celtics, Mavericks, Hawks, Heat, Timberwolves, the BSN's Mets and the NBA D-League's Stampede before retiring from basketball in 2012. Walker, a three-time NBA All-Star, won an NCAA championship with Kentucky in 1996 and an NBA championship with the Miami Heat in 2006.

Ray Allen American basketball player

Walter Ray Allen Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played 18 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player in 2018.

Paul Pierce American basketball player

Paul Anthony Pierce is an American former professional basketball player who played 19 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently an analyst on ESPN's NBA Countdown.

Luke Jackson (basketball) American basketball player

Luke Ryan Jackson is an American former professional basketball player and the former head coach for the Northwest Christian University Beacons.

James Posey American basketball player

James Mikely Mantell Posey Jr. is an American former professional basketball player. He played the small forward position for the Denver Nuggets, the Miami Heat, the Boston Celtics, the New Orleans Hornets, and the Indiana Pacers in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Posey won NBA championships as a member of the 2006 Miami Heat and the 2008 Boston Celtics, respectively. He is also a former assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA.

P. J. Brown American basketball player

Collier "P. J." Brown Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m), 239 lb (108 kg) center/power forward was selected out of Louisiana Tech University by the New Jersey Nets with the 29th overall pick in the 1992 NBA draft, but began his NBA career only in the 1993–94 season. He has been voted into the NBA All-Defensive Second Team three times, in 1997, 1999 and 2001, and won the NBA Sportsmanship Award in 2004. He attended Winnfield Senior High School in Winnfield, Louisiana, where he played for the Winnfield Tigers, and has played professionally for the Nets, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, New Orleans Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics. Brown retired from the NBA after winning an NBA championship with the Celtics in 2008.

Gabriel Michael Pruitt is an American professional basketball player for Sukhbaatar Alians Tekh.

The 2005–06 Miami Heat season was the 18th National Basketball Association season for the Miami Heat basketball franchise. During the offseason, the Heat acquired Jason Williams and James Posey from the Memphis Grizzlies, and All-Star forward Antoine Walker from the Boston Celtics, while signing free agent All-Star point guard Gary Payton. Early into the season, after a 15–12 start to the year, head coach Stan Van Gundy resigned, citing the desire to spend more time with his family, and Pat Riley resumed coaching the Heat. The Heat went 39–23 the rest of the way, finishing with a 52–30 record, good enough for first place in the Southeast Division and second place in the Eastern Conference overall. Dwyane Wade and Shaquille O'Neal were both selected for the 2006 NBA All-Star Game.

Jerryd Bayless American basketball player

Jerryd Andrew Bayless is an American professional basketball player for Sichuan Blue Whales of the Chinese Basketball Association. He played a year of college basketball for the Arizona Wildcats after playing high school basketball at St. Mary's High School in Phoenix, where he scored a career-high 52 points in a loss to eventual state champions, Mesa Mountain View. He was selected 11th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Indiana Pacers and was then traded to the Portland Trail Blazers.

Isaiah Thomas (basketball) American basketball player

Isaiah Jamar Thomas is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The 5-foot-9-inch (1.75 m) point guard played three years of college basketball for the Washington Huskies and was a three-time all-conference selection in the Pac-10. After electing to forgo his senior year of college, Thomas was selected by the Sacramento Kings with the final pick in the 2011 NBA draft. He spent three seasons with the Kings before joining the Phoenix Suns in 2014. Thomas was traded to the Boston Celtics in February 2015. He was named an NBA All-Star in both 2016 and 2017, and received All-NBA Team honors for the 2016-17 season where he led the Celtics to the #1 seed of the Eastern Conference. He was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in August 2017 before being dealt to the Los Angeles Lakers at midseason. In July 2018, Thomas joined the Denver Nuggets. He later signed with the Washington Wizards in July 2019.

Kemba Walker American professional basketball player

Kemba Hudley Walker is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Walker was picked ninth overall by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft. He grew up in The Bronx, New York. After graduating from Rice High School in 2008, he went on to play college basketball for the Connecticut Huskies. In their 2010–11 season, Walker was the nation's second-leading scorer in college basketball and was named consensus First Team All-American; he also led the Huskies to the 2011 NCAA championship and claimed the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player award. He is a three-time NBA All-Star.

2010–11 Miami Heat season

The 2010–11 Miami Heat season was the 23rd season of the Miami Heat in the National Basketball Association (NBA). In the regular season, the Heat finished first in the Southeast Division with 58–24 record, and made the NBA Playoffs for the 3rd consecutive year as the Eastern Conference's No. 2 seed.

Derrick Williams (basketball) American basketball player

Derrick LeRon Williams is an American professional basketball player for Fenerbahçe of the Turkish Basketball Super League and the EuroLeague. He was selected with the second overall pick by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2011 NBA draft.

The 2013 NBA playoffs was the postseason tournament of the National Basketball Association's 2012–13 season. The tournament concluded with the Eastern Conference champion Miami Heat defeating the Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs 4 games to 3 in the NBA Finals. LeBron James was named NBA Finals MVP.

The 2012–13 Miami Heat season was the franchise's 25th season in the National Basketball Association (NBA). They came into the season as the defending NBA champions, back-to-back Eastern Conference champions, the third season playing with the "Big Three" of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, and the fifth season under head coach Erik Spoelstra.

Aaron Gordon American basketball player

Aaron Addison Gordon is an American professional basketball player for the Orlando Magic of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college basketball for the University of Arizona before being selected by the Magic with the fourth overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft. In 2016, he was a part of a memorable Slam Dunk Contest in which he lost in a close matchup to Zach LaVine.

Jordan Mickey American college basketball player

Jordan Grayson Mickey is an American professional basketball player for Real Madrid of the Liga ACB and the EuroLeague. He played college basketball for Louisiana State University before being selected by the Celtics with the 33rd overall pick in the 2015 NBA draft.

Jaylen Brown American basketball player

Jaylen Marselles Brown is an American professional basketball player for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played one year of college basketball for the University of California Golden Bears, being named first-team All-Pac-12 and Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. Declaring for the 2016 NBA draft after that season, he was selected by the Celtics with the third overall pick. As a professional, he has split his time between shooting guard and small forward.

The 2017–18 Boston Celtics season was the 72nd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Celtics originally acquired the number one pick of the NBA draft due to a previous trade involving the Brooklyn Nets, only to then trade it to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for two different draft picks. One of the picks would allow Boston to draft forward Jayson Tatum. Later, they acquired Gordon Hayward in free agency on July 7, 2017. They would also acquire Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers via trade on August 22, 2017 in exchange for Ante Žižić, Jae Crowder, All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas, the Brooklyn Nets' unprotected first round pick in the 2018 NBA draft, and a 2020 second round pick, originally from the Miami Heat. The Celtics played the first game of the regular season on October 17, 2017, against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Zylan Cheatham American professional basketball player

Zylan Cheatham is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Erie BayHawks of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the San Diego State Aztecs and the Arizona State Sun Devils.

References

  1. 1 2 Michel, Steve (January 2, 2007). "An outside game". Tri-City Voice. Retrieved January 12, 2011.
  2. https://www.theringer.com/2017/4/12/16041920/nba-game-82-all-stars-michael-beasley-jordan-mccrae-eddie-house-6c1f08dd3c4f
  3. https://www.nba.com/celtics/news/sidebar/numbers-top-celtics-all-time-44-66
  4. Celts sign Eddie House, Boston Herald
  5. Chris Sheridan, Boston starts to rebuild roster, signs House to one-year deal, ESPN.com
  6. "Most Hyped-The '08 Bench-Eddie House & James Posey". CelticsBlog. 2013-09-05. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  7. Frank Dell'Apa, Celtics rebound, re-sign Allen, House, Boston Globe , July 22, 2008.
  8. "NBA.com: July 2008 Transactions". Archived from the original on 2009-07-10. Retrieved 2008-10-12.
  9. Boston Celtics Season Leaders
  10. "Knicks Acquire Eddie House, J.R. Giddens and Bill Walker". NBA.com . 2010-02-18. Archived from the original on 2010-02-21. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
  11. Eddie House rejoins Miami Heat with two-year deal, The Miami Herald
  12. Eddie House to remain with Heat