Howard Eisley (born December 4, 1972 in Detroit, Michigan) is a professional basketball player in the NBA. He graduated from Boston College and was drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round (30th overall) in 1994. He played for the San Antonio Spurs and Utah Jazz during the 1995 season. He was traded to the Dallas Mavericks during the 2000 season. He was traded to the New York Knicks in 2001. He was traded to the Phoenix Suns in 2003. He was signed as a free agent by the Jazz in 2004. He currently plays with the Denver Nuggets. He is a solid defender who rarely gets beat. He also has excellent shooting range. He is not an astounding athlete of highlight-film playmaker. He can struggle if he doesn't get enough minutes to stay in a groove. Eisley is a valuable role player for his defense and range off the bench.