Keith Herron

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Keith Herron
Personal information
Born (1956-06-14) June 14, 1956 (age 62)
Memphis, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High school Mackin (Washington, D.C.)
College Villanova (1974–1978)
NBA draft 1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Playing career 1978–1982
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Number 33, 15
Career history
1978–1979 Atlanta Hawks
1980–1981 Detroit Pistons
1981–1982 Cleveland Cavaliers
Career NBA statistics
Points 1,219 (9.8 ppg)
Rebounds 242 (2.0 rpg)
Assists 174 (1.4 apg)
Stats at

Keith Orlando Herron (born (1956-06-14)June 14, 1956) is a retired American basketball player. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee.[1]

As a 6'7" forward out of Mackin High School in Washington, D.C., he played collegiately at Villanova University.[1] At the end of his college basketball career, he was Villanova's all-time leading scorer for 19 years, a mark that has since been surpassed by Kerry Kittles.[2] Herron was named to Basketball Weekly's All-East team, The Sporting News All-America team, the All-NIT team, and twice to the All-Big Five team.[citation needed] Herron's brothers Larry and Reggie also played for the Villanova Wildcats.[3]

Herron was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round of the 1978 NBA Draft. Herron played for the Atlanta Hawks in 1978–79, Detroit Pistons in 1980–81, and Cleveland Cavaliers in 1981–82.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Keith Herron". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  2. ^ Moran, Malcolm (1996-03-08). "Basketball;Villanova Is Fueled By Return Of Kittles". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 
  3. ^ Cawood, Neil (1978-06-09). "Blazers grab Thompson, follow with Brewer". Eugene Register-Guard. Retrieved 2010-05-04. 

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