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NBA, Video / Jan 31, 2011 / 5:30 pm

Shotloc Shot of the Week: Eddie House fined $25,000 for paying homage to Sam Cassell

You knew this was coming. Eddie House has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for his “obscene gesture” during yesterday’s Heat/Thunder game — that being his interpretation of the Sam Cassell Big Balls Dance, a.k.a. the Pedro Cerrano Dance.



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  • money

    unclassy? yes. subject to punishment? it should be. a fine by the league? i’m not so sure. as stupid as house looked, i dont think the league should limit such expressions on the court. it wasn’t truly obscene, i don’t think innocent 8 year olds are any more traumatized or scarred, the vulgarity of it isn’t blatant, and so should be allowed, although frowned upon and made fun of for.

  • Diggity Dave

    Cerrano want bat.

  • http://www.haywoodplanning.com D.H.

    Stern micro-managing. A fine for that? Really? He made himself look like an ass, but that’s his problem not the leagues.

  • flegman

    house deserves to be fined just for being in the league. I am punished to see him every time I want to watch a Heat game.

  • http://dimemag.com panchitoooo

    i love this dance…

  • Promoman

    Fuck Eddie House. He reminds me of the piece of shit that you see at any park, Y, gym, etc. who’s sorry as fuck and gets Jay-Z everytime a blue moon appears and they actually contribute sometihing to a team’s chances of winning.

  • bobby stew

    didnt Skip smack this dude?

  • TheCityWarriors

    “My Precious”?

  • http://www.twitter.com/iamtazb taz b.

    skip smacked the headband right off the niggas head

  • Lady Luck

    On yahoo, they were calling Eddie House a thug because of this. LOL. Eddie House? A thug? Thugs everywhere are offended and laughing.

    I don’t think he should’ve been fined. Was Sam fined for this? Stu could’ve simply put in a call or text to Eddie saying, I don’t like it, don’t do it again. Done.

  • Chaos

    man yall hating on Eddie House, dude has done this for years…hittin cluth three pointers…i think he just hit those threes on yall teams….my boy is a lakers fan and cant stand him but gets pissed everytime he gets left wide the f*** open cuz you know he can knock down that corner three at the buzzer…

    it wasnt that vulgar that he did that dance. he could have said he was a monkey for all an kid knows. the NBA is way to PC these days…the No Balls Association… Eddie House said he had balls lol

  • Rainman

    Dude left Bron hanging on the hi 5 lol

  • Knicksfan84

    It’s NOT the balls part of it that he’s being fined for. It was the running of the mouth cursing up a storm in front of kids on the sideline by Heat bench. That’s a PROBLEM. I wish the clip showed that part.

  • james Patterson, Jr.

    i didnt know that what it ment.

  • southboy

    You can clown on eddie house..but he can shoot the light out of the gym. Pure Shooter baby

  • Like A Bosh

    @Knicksfan84 — It IS the balls part. The NBA press release said it was an “obscene gesture” not anything about talking.

  • thrilla

    i remember Hedo Turkoglu doing that against the celtics and the mamba against i forgot who but both didnt get any fines from the league. Just pointing it out ain’t really a Eddie House fan

  • KnicksFan

    LMAO this was the only thing i remembered from that game

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