Why Did Danuel House Pick the Warriors? ‘To Be Honest, I Don't Really Know'

Danuel House played very well for the Rockets during Summer League.

He averaged 16.8 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists, while shooting 37 percent from deep.

His final game vs the Cavs -- 30 points (5-for-11 from 3), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals.

In late July, he agreed to a non-guaranteed one-year deal with the Warriors. Why did the 6'7" wing choose Golden State?

"To be honest, I don't really know," House told The Athletic's Anthony Slater. "My agent just gave me a call and said ‘I'm working for you. I got a team that's interested in you. I'll call you back when everything goes through.'

"A couple days later, got a call back, he told me Golden State was interested, they liked my progress the last couple years. I said ‘Really? Cool. I'm happy about this. Moving in the right direction.' Then next thing you know, I'm here."

Well all right then.

House -- the 19th ranked high school recruit in the Class of 2012 according to ESPN -- played his first two years of college ball at Houston before finishing his career at Texas A&M.

The 25-year old started last season with the Rockets but was waived during training camp and assigned to Rio Grande Valley in the G League.

Over a 10-game stretch with the Vipers from mid-November to early December (he scored 21 points against Santa Cruz), House racked up at least 20 points 5 times. His reward? A two-way deal with the Suns.

And against Golden State on April 1, House registered 16 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks and this memorable highlight:

It was the best moment of his NBA career so far.

"Being an undrafted guy, to start from getting a little PT to a lot to doing that in just two years, it shows that you've grown a lot in those two years of playing," House told The Athletic. "It shows people you can play the game, can be a scorer, can be athletic, can defend and rebound."

With Pat McCaw's future very much up in the air, it appears House is seriously in the mix for the Warriors' 14th roster spot...

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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