June 14, 1956 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||Mackin (Washington, D.C.)|
|NBA draft||1978 / Round: 2 / Pick: 24th overall|
|Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career NBA statistics|
|Points||1,219 (9.8 ppg)|
|Rebounds||242 (2.0 rpg)|
|Assists||174 (1.4 apg)|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
As a 6'6" forward out of Mackin High School in Washington, D.C., he played collegiately at Villanova University. At the end of his college basketball career, he was Villanova's all-time leading scorer, a mark that has since been surpassed by Kerry Kittles. 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. Herron's brothers Larry and Reggie also played for the Villanova Wildcats.
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.
- "Keith Herron". Basketball-Reference. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
- Moran, Malcolm (1996-03-08). "Basketball;Villanova Is Fueled By Return Of Kittles". The New York Times. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
- Cawood, Neil (1978-06-09). "Blazers grab Thompson, follow with Brewer". Eugene Register-Guard. Retrieved 2010-05-04.
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
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