Fred House

Frederick "Fred" House ( born January 4, 1978 in Valdosta, Georgia ) is an American professional basketball player. House won with his respective teams in Europe the national championships of Serbia (twice), Lithuania and Ukraine as well as in Spain Supercopa. He plays in the position of shooting guard and after injury problems since the fall of 2011 without a club.

  • 2.1 With the team
  • 2.2 Personal Awards

Career as a player

United States ( to 2002)

After leaving school in Killeen, Texas House played for two years at Dixie State College of Utah for the high school team Rebels in the league for junior colleges, before he went to Southern Utah University. At the high school team Thunderbirds, he played two more seasons in the Conference The Summit League NCAA. During this time he came up with a points average of 17.8 per game.

After his college days House was not considered in the most highly endowed professional league NBA and therefore went to the Minor League NBA Development League (D -League ) at the North Charleston Lowgators, where he among other things, with the later of the German Basketball Bundesliga known Bjorn Aubre McKie played together. At the end of the season he was named "Rookie of the Year " of the D -League in 2002. Afterwards he played in the summer league United States Basketball League. As it did not work in 2002 with a change in the NBA, he moved to Europe.

Europe (from 2002)

Immediately on his first stop in Europe House was with the Serbian series champions KK Partizan from Belgrade twice Serbian champions in 2003 and 2004. Located in the highest European club competition ULEB Euro League, he was twice the player with the most ball earnings per regular season game, in home game against KK Cibona on 27 November 2003 he reached with 39 points in a game a Karrierebestwert. Nevertheless, each Partizan failed to qualify for the second group phase. He then moved to Lithuania Lietuvos Rytas to, with whom he won the ULEB Cup in 2005. House itself has only been used in the regular season, where he scored 38 points on Matchday and reached the highest efficiency rating of all players used Matchday, and could not participate in the finals because of injury. In the following season they took after winning the title in the ULEB Cup in the ULEB Euro League 2005/ 06 and reached the second group stage of the sixteen best teams. At the national level it was in 2006 Lithuanian Champion and winner of the Baltic States Baltic Basketball League, with one each in the final arch-rivals Zalgiris Kaunas struck against one was still inferior to the previous year in both competitions in the final. House itself was named " Most Valuable Player " ( MVP ) of the final match of the Baltic League.

After two years in Lithuania House moved in 2006 to the Spanish ACB League for runner-up, Cup Winners' Cup and Euro League Third TAU Ceramica from the Basque Vitoria -Gasteiz. Here he succeeded early season victory in Spanish Super Cup in 2006 after the final victory over Unicaja Málaga master. After the regular season they finished first in the National League, while after only two losses one advancing in the ULEB Euro League 2006 /07 to the Final Four. While in the Championship play-offs in the first round of the reigning champions Málaga beat and then was eliminated in the semifinals to eventual runner- Winterthur FC Barcelona, ​​one lost in the Euro League and the semi-final against eventual champions Panathinaikos Athens, and then also the game for third place against Málaga. For the following season 2007/ 08 he moved to league rivals Pamesa from Valencia, with whom he was eliminated in the first play-off round of the championship against his former club from Vitoria, the then champion. Also in the ULEB Cup in 2007 /08 would retire in the quarterfinals at the " Final Eight " tournament in Turin against the eventual champions Joventut de Badalona.

For the 2008/ 09 season, House moved to Russian club Rostov locomotive in Rostov-on- Don. While the club was transferred to Krasnodar in 2009, joined House 2009 in the Ukraine and was Asowmasch from Mariupol 2010 Ukrainian champions. In the Eastern European VTB United League 2010/ 11, in the Asowmasch the Final Four tournament reached, he was named MVP of the 10th matchday. In 2011 he moved to Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk after, where after a few uses his contract was terminated due to injury.

Awards and achievements

The team

  • ULEB Cup: 2005
  • Baltic Basketball League: 2006
  • National Championship: Serbia 2003 & 2004, 2006 Lithuania, Ukraine 2010
  • Supercup Spain 2007

Personal Awards

  • NBDL Rookie of the Year 2002
  • MVP of the Finals Baltic Basketball League 2006
  • Player with the highest efficiency on Matchday 6 of the ULEB Cup 2004 /05
  • MVP of the match day 10 in the VTB United League 2009/10.