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House signs one-year deal with Nets

8/17/2006 - NBA Eddie House New Jersey Nets + more

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.

Mark Bartelstein, House's agent, told ESPN.com 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