Tyler Herro

Tyler Herro

Basketball Player

Tyler Christopher Herro is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for one year with the Kentucky Wildcats.

Full Name
Tyler Christopher Herro
Jan 20, 2000
In a relationship
6′ 5″
Net Worth


Tyler Herro was born on January 20, 2000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Herro attended Whitnall High School before transferring to University School of Milwaukee. In his senior season at University School, he averaged 27 points per game and earned first-team all-state honors from the Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association.

Herro was selected by the Miami Heat with the 13th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft. He made his NBA debut against the Memphis Grizzlies on October 23, 2019 and scored eight points off the bench. He established himself as a key contributor off the bench for Miami during his rookie season, averaging 13.5 points per game on 43% shooting from three-point range. On December 30, 2020, Herro set a Heat franchise record with 8 three-pointers in a single game against the Portland Trail Blazers en route to a career-high 37 points. 

In 2021, Herro helped lead the Heat to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2014 and began to become one of their most important players. His ability to hit long range shots and create offense has added a dynamic offensive weapon to Miami's arsenal and was instrumental in helping them reach the 2021 NBA Finals.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2000</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Tyler Herro is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On January 20, 2000, Tyler Herro was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Herro Commits to Kentucky</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Tyler Herro commits to play college basketball at the University of Kentucky.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2018</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Freshman Year at Kentucky</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Herro averaged 14 points, 4 rebounds, and 2 assists per game in his freshman year at Kentucky.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Selected 13th Overall in NBA Draft</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Selected as the thirteenth overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named Eastern Conference Player of the Month</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Averaged 19.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.2 assists in February 2020 and was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Month.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Helps Lead Miami Heat to NBA Finals</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Averaging 17.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.5 assists during the playoffs, Herro helps lead the Miami Heat to their first NBA Finals appearance since 2014.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Named to All Rookie First Team</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Named to the All Rookie First Team after averaging 13.5 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Shooter</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Tyler Herro is a great shooter, his shooting percentage has increased each season. He is known for his ability to hit shots from long range and he can also drive to the basket. His ability to shoot makes him a dangerous threat on the court.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Playmaker</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Tyler Herro is also a great playmaker. He has great court vision and is able to find open teammates when double teamed. He also has great passing skills which allow him to make difficult passes that lead to easy baskets for his teammates.</p></div>

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Has Funky Hair</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Tyler Herro has been known to sport some funky hairstyles during his time in the NBA. His unique and creative hairstyles have become an iconic part of his look, making him stand out from other players in the league.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Youngest Player to Score 30 Points in a NBA Playoff Game</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Tyler Herro became the youngest player in NBA history to score 30 points in a playoff game when he did so against the Boston Celtics in 2020.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Played High School Basketball</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Tyler Herro originally attended Whitnall High School in Wisconsin, where he played basketball and was named an All-State selection.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Attended University of Kentucky</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Tyler Herro opted to attend the University of Kentucky as part of their 2018 recruiting class. He averaged 14.0 points and 4.5 rebounds per game during his one season with the Wildcats.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Drafted by Miami Heat</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2019, Tyler Herro was selected 13th overall by the Miami Heat in the NBA Draft. He made his debut with the team on October 23, 2019.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> First Player Born in 2000s to Start in NBA Finals</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Tyler Herro became the first player born in the 2000s to start in an NBA Finals game when he did so in game 4 of the 2020 Finals.</p></div>


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