Tyler Christopher Herro is an American professional basketball player playing for the Miami Heat of the NBA. Within the short time he has been with the Miami Heat, Herro has already established himself as an important piece in the team’s rotation. The player even holds the record of being the youngest player in NBA history to score at least 30 points off of the bench, when he scored 37 in the Eastern Conference finals, against the Boston Celtics.
Tyler Herro completed graduation out of Whitnall High School, Greenfield, Wisconsin. During this time, Tyler Herro had verbally committed to the University of Wisconsin but changed his mind when the University of Kentucky gave him a better offer. This eventually led to him being seen as a villain in his last few months when he was a senior, something he only took in his stride.
After playing a year in Kentucky, Tyler Herro was selected 13th overall by the Miami Heat in the 2019 NBA Draft. The player is currently on his rookie contract with the Heat, earning a little over $7 million over the next two years with the franchise, and will become a restricted free agent in 2023. The 20-year-old also has a multi-year shoe deal with Nike. The 20-year-old is set to receive $9.5 million, with the contract being for the span of three years (2019-21).
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