Fred House

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Fred House
Fred House 2011 Russian Superleague All-Star 2.jpg
House at the 2011 Ukrainian League All-Star Game
No. 8 – Peja
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Balkan League
Personal information
Born (1978-01-04) January 4, 1978 (age 36)
Killeen, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Ellison (Killeen, Texas)
College Dixie State (1997–1999)
Southern Utah (1999–2001)
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Pro career 2001–present
Career history
2001–2002 North Charleston Lowgators
2002 Adirondack Wildcats
2002–2004 Partizan
2004–2006 Lietuvos rytas
2006–2007 Tau Vitoria
2007–2008 Pamesa Valencia
2008–2009 Lokomotiv Rostov
2009–2011 Azovmash
2011 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
2012–2013 Texas Legends
2013–present Peja
Career highlights and awards

Frederick Deshune "Fred" House (born January 4, 1978) is an American professional basketball swingman who plays for Peja of the Balkan League.

High school and college career[edit]

House attended Ellison High School in his native Killeen, Texas. He played college basketball at Dixie State College of Utah, before transferring to Southern Utah University (SUU). He played two years with the Southern Utah Thunderbirds, averaging 16.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.2 steals per game.

As a junior, he led SUU in scoring (14.8 ppg) and rebounding (5.9 rpg). As a senior, he started all 31 games and led the team in scoring 15 times, averaging 17.8 points per game.

Professional career[edit]

After graduation from college, House spent the 2001–02 season with North Charleston Lowgators of the NBA Development League (NBDL), where he was named the league's Rookie of the Year.[1] He averaged 13.4 ppg and 4.5 rpg in 56 starts in helping lead the club to an NBDL-best 36–20 regular season mark and a berth in the NBDL Finals. Later in 2002, he also played for the Adirondack Wildcats of the United States Basketball League (USBL).

In the 2002–03 season, House began his overseas career, signing for ex-European champions Partizan from Serbia. He scored a Euroleague career-high 39 points in a game against Cibona on November 27, 2003. He also led the 2003–04 Euroleague in steals with 3.3 per game.

From 2004 and 2006, House played for the Lithuanian team Lietuvos rytas.

In the 2006–07 season, he reached the Euroleague Final Four with Tau Vitoria. In the next 2007–08 season, he reached the ULEB Cup Final Eight with Pamesa Valencia.

After two years in Spain, House moved to Russia and played for Lokomotiv Rostov in the 2008–09 season. In November 2009, he signed with the Ukrainian team Azovmash for the 2009–10 season.[2] In the next summer, he extended his contract for another one, the 2010–11 season. House signed with Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk for the 2011–12 season, but was released after few games due to injury problems.

In November 2012, he was acquired by the Texas Legends.

In August 2013, House signed with Peja of the Balkan League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lowgators' House Named Rookie of the Year". nba.com. March 24, 2002. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Azovmash tabs Fred House". sportando.net. November 9, 2009. Retrieved January 4, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Fred House signed for KB Peja". balkanleague.net. August 19, 2013. Retrieved August 21, 2013. 

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