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Going into Wednesday night's game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena, the Miami Heat veteran 3-point specialist had been held out of the previous two games and appeared for a total of 24 minutes in the three games before that. "I'm just as baffled and dumbfounded as everybody else," he said after Wednesday's shootaround. "It's not like I played myself out of the rotation. My numbers don't look like, 'OK, I could see why.' " South Florida Sun-Sentinel

"It's just a decision he made and that's what he feels," House said. "So you've got to roll with it. Of course, as a competitor you want to be out there, but if you start letting stuff like that affect you as a professional, then you stop doing the things so you could be prepared." South Florida Sun-Sentinel

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Asked to compare his upcoming experience to when he joined Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen on the 2007-08 championship Celtics, the 3-point specialist somehow managed to elevate expectations. “This is going to be even bigger,” he said. “This is going to be Boston on steroids.” House spoke like someone who appreciated his place in the NBA, as well as his place on the Heat’s roster. “Most of the time, I’m just happy to be living,” he told the newspaper. “I’m doing something I love to do and I get paid for doing it. There’s nothing for me to be upset about when I go to play basketball. I’m living my dream. I’m going to be ready to play when my number’s called, and a guy who never caused any problems in the locker room.” South Florida Sun-Sentinel

He will report to the Miami Heat on Monday, forming alliances with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh and others. One of the game's more likeable characters will begin assimilating with the most reviled team in the NBA. "I compare it to the year I went to Boston when the Big 3 got together in 2007," House said. "But this is going to be even bigger. This is going to be Boston on steroids." Arizona Republic

July 31, 2010 Updates

Hours after Eddie House decided to spurn offers from numerous teams to join the Miami Heat, reports surfaced that the Boston Celtics had countered by signing guard Von Wafer. And though the Celtics have yet to confirm the deal, an hour ago Von Wafer told SLAM that he has an agreement in place to play for Boston this coming season. Coming off of a turbulent 2009-2010 campaign that began with him in Greece and ended with him returning to the States well before the end of Euro League play, the 6-5 Wafer is glad to be playing ball on this side of the Atlantic again. “I wasn’t always sure I’d be back,” says Wafer. “it’s unbelievable. I’m just so happy to be back. I’m just so happy.” SLAM

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LeBron James: Congrats to Eddie House. Welcome to Team "John Dillinger". Happy to have u Twitter

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But the chance to play a key role in the Heat's rotation and compete for a championship alongside Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh was too much to turn down. House will receive about $2.8 million over two seasons, which is the veterans' exception. There is a player option in the second season. ``It's just a great fit,'' Bartelstein said. ``This guy had a great relationship with the Heat before. And he's still one of the most dynamic guys coming off the bench at hitting big shots in big moments. He's the best in the league at what he does.'' Miami Herald

After completing the greatest free-agent coup in NBA history, Miami Heat president Pat Riley continues to surround Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh with strong complementary talent. The Heat have reached an agreement with 32-year-old guard Eddie House on a two-year contract for $2.8 million, his agent, Mark Bartelstein, told Yahoo! Sports on Thursday. The second year of the deal is a player option for $1.4 million. Yahoo! Sports

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In the process of surrounding their core with a solid second unit, the Celtics had discussions about bringing Eddie House back to Boston. House, whose shooting streaks helped the Celtics win the title in 2008, was shipped to New York at the trade deadline last February in a deal for Nate Robinson. “It’s something [Celtics president] Danny [Ainge] and I have discussed,” House's agent Mark Bartelstein said. “But nothing’s imminent.” Should he find himself back in Green, however, he’d have to do it for less money. Pinched by the salary cap, the Celtics would only be able to offer House the veteran minimum. House made $2.5 million last season, but if he played for the minimum next season, he would be entitled to $1.35 million as a 10-year veteran. Boston Globe

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