House to remain with Heat

Miami Heat reserve guard Eddie House has decided to exercise the

option clause in his contract, and he’ll be back with the team next


House’s decision was confirmed Thursday by the team. House, who

could have become a free agent, is now under contract for $1.4

million for next year.

The 11-year pro played in 56 games for the Eastern Conference

champions last season, averaged 6.5 points per game and made 68