Tyler Herro

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Tyler Herro
No. 14 – Miami Heat
PositionShooting guard
Personal information
Born (2000-01-20) January 20, 2000 (age 19)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight195 lb (88 kg)
Career information
High schoolWhitnall (Greenfield, Wisconsin)
CollegeKentucky (2018–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Round: 1 / Pick: 13th overall
Selected by the Miami Heat
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentMiami Heat
Career highlights and awards
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Tyler Christopher Herro (/ˈhr/ HEE-roh; born January 20, 2000) is an American professional basketball player for the Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats.

High school career[edit]

Herro attended Whitnall High School in Greenfield, Wisconsin.[1] During his senior year there, he averaged 32.9 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.6 assists, as well as 3.3 steals a game; he also shot better than 50 percent from the floor and 43.5 percent from the three-point line. Throughout his entire high school career, Herro tallied in excess of two thousand points.[2] He initially committed, albeit verbally, to the University of Wisconsin on September 12 of 2016; however, only to renege about a year later, with the intent of playing for the Kentucky Wildcats.[3] As such, Herro committed to play basketball at the University of Kentucky on November 14, 2017.

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Tyler Herro
Greenfield, WI Whitnall (WI) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Nov 14, 2017 
Recruiting star ratings: ScoutN/A   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports:4/5 stars    ESPN:4/5 stars   ESPN grade: 89
Overall recruiting rankings:   Rivals: 36  247Sports: 38  ESPN: 30
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.


  • "Kentucky 2018 Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  • "2018 Kentucky Wildcats Recruiting Class". ESPN.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  • "2018 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved June 4, 2018.

College career[edit]

On February 27, 2019, Herro scored a collegiate career-high 29 points in a 70–66 victory over Arkansas.[4] On April 12, 2019, he declared for the 2019 NBA draft, hiring an agent and forgoing his final three years of college eligibility. He was listed as a mid-first-round selection in most mock drafts.[5]

Professional career[edit]

On June 20, 2019, Herro was selected by the Miami Heat with the 13th pick overall in the 2019 NBA draft.[6]

Career statistics[edit]

  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high


2018–19 Kentucky 37 37 32.6 .462 .355 .935 4.5 2.5 1.1 .3 14.0

Personal life[edit]

Tyler Herro has two brothers, Austin and Myles. His parents are Jennifer and Christopher Herro.[7]


  1. ^ "Tyler Herro, Kentucky Wildcats, Shooting Guard".
  2. ^ "Tyler Herro - Men's Basketball".
  3. ^ Page, Fletcher (November 29, 2017). "How Tyler Herro went from a Wisconsin commit to Kentucky-bound in 28 days". USA Today. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  4. ^ Clay, John (February 27, 2019). "Kentucky's Tyler Herro has career night in win over Arkansas". Kentucky Sports. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  5. ^ "Tyler Herro declares for NBA draft". April 12, 2019.
  6. ^ Tjarks, Jonathan (June 20, 2019). "Grading the 2019 NBA Draft". The Ringer. Retrieved June 22, 2019.
  7. ^ "Tyler Herro - Men's Basketball".

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