Tyler Herro

Tyler Herro

22-Year-Old GuardG
Miami Heat  NBA  
Miami Heat
Out
Injury Covid-19
Est. Return 1/26/2022
2021 Fantasy Outlook
After an impressive playoff run in the bubble during the 2020 playoffs as a rookie, Herro was viewed as having plenty of upside as a sophomore last season. While he did improve, it wasn't the leap forward that fantasy managers expected. Herro ranked 131st in per-game production last season behind 15.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 3.4 assists in 30.3 minutes. There are encouraging signs of growth if you know where to look. He decreased his mid-range jumpers, replacing them with more shots at the rim, and he improved as a finisher at the basket. He also increased his vision significantly, jumping from 3.9 assists per 100 possessions to 5.6 assists per 100 possessions while keeping his turnovers nearly stagnant. Heading into 2021-22, Herro should practically be locked into minutes in the high-20s, and he should continue to occupy a sixth-man role. However, there are conflicting factors when considering Herro's potential production. He's 21 years old, has stepped up in the postseason and is making improvements. But, the Heat got significantly better in the offseason -- adding Kyle Lowry and retaining Victor Oladipo -- meaning Herro won't need to score 15 points every night for the Heat to win. He's someone that fantasy managers in dynasty leagues should feel good about long-term, but Herro might not be a great option this season. It's fair to expect him to be drafted inside the top 100, but that's far from a guarantee to pay off. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $7.46 million contract with the Heat in July of 2019. Heat exercised $4 million team option for 2021-22 in December of 2020. Heat exercised $5.72 million team option for 2022-23 in September of 2021.
Personal Bio/PreCareer Summary

Tyler Christopher Herro was born Jan. 20, 200 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He is the son of Jen and Chris Herro and has two brothers, Austin and Myles. While at Kentucky, Herro studied communications. Herro's college teammates gave him the nickname "Boy Wonder". Outside of basketball, Herro's interests include fashion and photography. He has his own charitable foundation, The T. Herro Foundation, which strives to support and inspire youth through community events, camps and other programs with the goal to cultivate the heroes of tomorrow. When Herro's playing career is over, he'd like to coach. You can follow Herro on Twitter @raf_tyler. The 2018-19 Kentucky Wildcats were a deep and talented team, but Herro was the only player who started all 37 games for the team. Coach John Calipari mixed his starting lineup and had to deal with some injuries, but Herro was a consistent scoring presence. He was second on the team with 14.0 points while also adding 4.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. The 6-foot-5 guard hit 35.5 percent of his three-pointers. Herro scored at least 20 points six times, including a season-high 29 points in a comeback win over Arkansas. He had his lone double-double game with 15 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Tennessee. The guard helped the Wildcats get to the Elite Eight. He knocked down 19 points in a win over Houston and was named to the All-Midwest Region team to go along with SEC All-Freshman and All-SEC Second Teams. After his freshman season, Herro declared for the 2019 NBA Draft. He was chosen by the Miami Heat with the 13th overall pick.

Enters health and safety protocols
GMiami Heat
Covid-19
January 19, 2022
Herro was placed in the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols and has been ruled out for Wednesday's contest against the Trail Blazers, Tim Reynolds of the Associated Press reports.
ANALYSIS
Miami will be without Herro and Kyle Lowry (personal) Wednesday, so the likes of Duncan Robinson, Max Strus, Caleb Martin and Gabe Vincent will all be candidates for increased roles. However, the primary beneficiary will likely be Jimmy Butler, as he will have to operate as the primary playmaker. The Heat may also turn to Bam Adebayo -- who recently returned from a nearly two-month absence -- to initiate the offense from the high post. With that said, Miami has continued to overcome major losses in the most unexpected ways this season, so fantasy managers are implored to monitor the Heat closely to see who stands out during their latest wave of absences.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2020
2019
Herro is heading into his sophomore NBA season with considerable momentum after a rookie campaign in which he averaged 13.5 points, 2.1 threes and 4.1 rebounds despite making only eight starts. Adding to the hype, he elevated his play when the postseason rolled around, averaging 16.0 points during the Heat's run to the NBA Finals. Whether he opens games on the court or not, it's clear that the Heat will give Herro all the playing time he can handle. The Kentucky product is a natural scorer who's sharp from both three-point range (38.9 percent) and the free-throw line (87.0 percent), which should have fantasy managers salivating at the prospect of increased opportunity. His fantasy value is capped to some degree by his relative lack of secondary stats outside the shooting categories, but at just 20 years old, Herro has plenty of room to grow his game. Expect a scoring spike driven by plenty of threes, with some boards and steals as a bonus.
Herro was selected No. 13 overall in the 2019 draft after an impressive freshman season with Kentucky. He snuck into the lottery behind a strong NCAA Tournament, and he could land the starting job at shooting guard as a rookie with Miami. Herro flashed at the Las Vegas Summer League with his all-around play, averaging 19.8 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.5 steals in four appearances. The lanky two-guard can be impactful on both ends of the court, with his solid defense and ability to get to the rim and shoot the three-ball at a respectable clip (35.5 percent last season) on offense. The pure scorer should have no problem securing a healthy allotment of minutes in a rotation that could use help scoring outside of Jimmy Butler. He won't face much competition for playing time from the current members of the Heat backcourt outside of Dion Waiters.
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Leads team with 23 points
GMiami Heat
January 17, 2022
Herro produced 23 points (8-16 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 6-6 FT), four rebounds, three assists and two steals across 34 minutes during Monday's 104-99 victory over the Raptors.
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Leads Heat off bench in win
GMiami Heat
January 13, 2022
Herro produced 21 points (9-19 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), nine rebounds, 11 assists and one block over 36 minutes during Wednesday's 115-91 win over Atlanta.
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Explodes for season-high 33 points
GMiami Heat
January 8, 2022
Herro contributed 33 points (12-20 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 6-6 FT), five rebounds, three assists, one block and three steals over 34 minutes during Saturday's 123-100 victory over the Suns.
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Struggles, then gets tossed
GMiami Heat
January 5, 2022
Herro ended with 16 points (5-23 FG, 2-9 3Pt, 4-4 FT), five rebounds, three assists and one steal over 36 minutes before getting ejected from Wednesday's 115-109 win over the Trail Blazers.
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Shifts to bench
GMiami Heat
January 5, 2022
Herro will come off the bench Wednesday against the Trail Blazers, Ira Winderman of the South Florida Sun Sentinel reports.
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