|Intro||American basketball player|
|A.K.A.||Tyler Christopher Herro|
|Is||Athlete Basketball player|
|From||United States of America|
|Birth||Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA|
Tyler Christopher Herro (/ˈhiːroʊ/ 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|
|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|
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.
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.
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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.