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Tyler Herro

Tyler Herro

American basketball player
Tyler Herro
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro American basketball player
A.K.A. Tyler Christopher Herro
Is Athlete Basketball player
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
Stats
Height: 198 cm
Weight: 195 lbs
Education
Whitnall High School
Sports Teams
Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Miami Heat
The details

Biography

Tyler Christopher Herro (/ˈhr/ HEE-roh; born January 20, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.

High school career

Herro attended Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wisconsin. In his senior season, he was named to the First Team All-State as he averaged 32.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, and 3.3 steals per game; he also shot better than 50 percent from the floor and 43.5 percent from behind the three-point line. He tallied in excess of two thousand points over his high school career. Herro committed to the University of Kentucky on November 14, 2017.

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tyler Herro
SG
Greenfield, WI Whitnall (WI) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Nov 14, 2017 
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 36  247Sports: 38  ESPN: 30
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

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College career

Herro averaged 14.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists as the only player to start in all 37 games for the Kentucky Wildcats. On February 27, 2019, he scored a collegiate career-high 29 points, making 9 of 10 field goals and all of 6 free throws, to lead the Wildcats to a comeback victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks, 70–66. Among other distinctions earned, he was named an All-Freshman First Team selection by Basketball Times as well as the Southeastern Conference Rookie of the Year by the Associated Press. On April 12, 2019, Herro declared for the 2019 NBA draft, forgoing his final three years of college eligibility and hiring an agent. He was listed as a mid-first-round selection in most mock drafts.

Professional career

Miami Heat (2019–present)

On June 20, Herro was selected by the Miami Heat with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NBA draft. Herro was voted by his fellow rookies as the best shooter in the 2019 draft class. On July 10, 2019, the Heat announced that they had signed Herro. On October 23, 2019, Herro made his NBA debut, starting in a 120–101 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies and finishing the season-opener with 14 points to go along with 8 rebounds, 2 steals and an assist. In his fourth game (and first non-start), Herro scored a career-high 29 points on October 29 during a 112–97 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Tyler Herro was due to play in the Rising Stars game during the All Star Weekend in 2020, but was ruled out due to an ankle injury. On August 12, 2020, Herro scored a career-high 30 points during a 116–115 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Career statistics

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

College

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Kentucky 37 37 32.6 .462 .355 .935 4.5 2.5 1.1 .3 14.0

NBA

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2019–20 Miami 55 8 27.4 .428 .389 .870 4.1 2.2 .6 .2 13.5
Career 55 8 27.4 .428 .389 .870 4.1 2.2 .6 .2 13.5

Personal life

Herro has two younger brothers, Austin and Myles (Austin being the older of the two), both of whom play basketball. His parents are Jennifer and Christopher Herro.

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References
https://247sports.com/Player/Tyler-Herro-85253/
https://ukathletics.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=6788
https://www.nkytribune.com/2019/02/tyler-herro-steps-up-to-lead-wildcats-to-comeback-win-in-close-call-against-razorbacks-tuesday-night/
https://collegebasketball.nbcsports.com/2019/04/12/tyler-herro-declares-for-nba-draft/
https://www.theringer.com/nba-draft/2019/6/20/18693649/2019-nba-draft-grades-zion-williamson
https://nba.nbcsports.com/2019/10/09/miami-rookie-tyler-herro-has-18-points-in-preseason-debut
https://www.nba.com/heat/news/heat-signs-tyler-herro-190710
https://www.espn.com/nba/recap?gameId=401160629
https://www.espn.com/nba/recap?gameId=401160694
https://www.nba.com/playerfile/tyler_herro
https://www.basketball-reference.com/players/h/herroty01.html
http://kentucky.rivals.com/commitments/basketball/2018
http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/recruiting/school/_/id/96/class/2018
http://basketballrecruiting.rivals.com/
https://stats.nba.com/player/1629639/
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