Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 11:05 am  |  14 responses

Eddie House is Hoping to Get Another NBA Contract

Add Eddie House to the list of out-of-work hoopsters looking to get back into the NBA. The 34-year old veteran guard tells the Sun-Sentinel that he’s ready should a team give him a look: “I’m still working out. I’m waiting to get a call,’ he said. ‘If I get one, I get one. I’ll be ready. But if I don’t, just trying to open up other doors. Hopefully something good happens.’ [...] House, of course, wasn’t around when the Miami Heat finally got it right, cut on the eve of last season in favor of the youth of Terrel Harris. Yet no sooner did Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh realize their championship dream one year deferred, then House was on the phone. ‘I called everybody,’ he said. ‘Everybody who I didn’t call, I left a text message, congratulating them and telling them how proud I was to see them doing that, because I knew how much hard work they put in to everything they’ve done. From top to bottom, I hit up the coaches, trainers, strength coach, even like the films guys. I hit everybody up to show my respect for what they did.’ All the while, the phone never rang for House, even after he moved past the knee issue that contributed to his Christmas Eve 2011 release. There was one NBA tryout last season that went well, he said, but never led to an offer. ‘It just seems like they’re not calling, for whatever reason,” he said. “I’m healthy right now, in good shape, feel good.’ The odds of a player being called back into service in the NBA are slim. But he sees Jerry Stackhouse thriving with the Brooklyn Nets and Rasheed Wallace finding his way with the New York Knicks and figures there still is hope.”

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  • JML-G

    i was kinda sad House didnt get a chance to get that ring with MIA last year

  • christianbullen
  • spit hot fiyah

    what did the five fingers say to the back of the head? smack!

  • spit hot fiyah

    i heard china is hiring

  • M Cho

    Eddie was awesome during that Celtics championship season.

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez


  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni Sanchez

    head to china my goon

  • bike

    I can’t believe this guy is 34 years old—where does the time go?


    Both Eddie and Mike Bibby still wanna play in the NBA don’t blame em but I don’t know if they got anythin left in the tank.. Should join T-mac and Starbury in China for real

  • patrick

    just better 3pt shooters that are younger? i see that jason kapono is not even in the nba,,he’s in the greece league…he’s 6’8 31years, vs. house at 6’1 34years


    balled with this cat , Mike Batiste , Ahlon Lewis , Jeremy Veal , Jason Patton , Jurin Kelly
    back in the day @ the ASU rec centre. got good memories of the most hardcore runs ive had. in the league eddie was a great role player but too small & not good enough defensively to hang these days. & the league is full of good young shooters now. itl be hard as but good luck Eddie , hope you get something. how about Scotland ? heard of the Glasgow Rocks :-) . ASU baby ! where i learned hard ball.

  • http://www.facebook.com/shooting.guard.319 Shooting Guard

    he reminds me of mike bibby, when you need him the most he starts launching bricks from beyond the arc

  • http://www.facebook.com/shooting.guard.319 Shooting Guard

    yup, and you get to elbow your oponents without getting tossed out of games

  • Comment_System

    funnily, Bibby is his brother-in-law.