House signs one-year deal with Nets

Updated: August 17, 2006, 11:22 AM ET news services

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Guard Eddie House signed with the New Jersey Nets on Thursday after averaging a career-high 9.8 points last season with Phoenix.

Eddie House


Mark Bartelstein, House's agent, told it's a one-year deal for $1.5 million.

House, joining his seventh NBA team, shot 42 percent from the field and nearly 39 percent from 3-point range.

"He is a proven veteran who will enhance our scoring off the bench," Nets president Rod Thorn said.

House, an Arizona State product, has averaged 7.3 points and 1.7 assists in six seasons. He also played with Miami, the Los Angeles Clippers, Charlotte, Milwaukee and Sacramento.

Information from The Associated Press is included in this report