HEAT signal guard to contract extension
Your Miami HEAT introduced as we speak that they’ve re-signed guard Tyler Herro to a contract extension. Per membership coverage, phrases of the deal weren’t disclosed.
“Tyler is an influence multi-faceted participant and we’re excited to have him signed for the following 5 years,” stated HEAT President Pat Riley. “His enchancment yearly since we drafted him has led to this present day. We imagine he’ll proceed to get higher.”
Herro, the 2021-22 NBA Sixth Man of the Yr, appeared in 66 video games final season (10 begins) and averaged 20.7 factors, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 32.6 minutes whereas taking pictures 44.7 p.c from the sphere, 39.9 p.c from three-point vary and 86.8 p.c from the foul line, scoring a team-best 1,367 factors whereas his 86.8 p.c from the road was the fourth-highest share for a single-season in staff historical past. He averaged 20.8 factors off the bench, the best by a reserve within the NBA and his 1,162 bench factors had been essentially the most for a single-season by any reserve in HEAT franchise historical past. He recorded eight 30-point video games off the bench, tying for the third-most by a non-starter for a single-season in NBA historical past and have become the one participant in HEAT historical past to report a number of 30-point video games as a reserve and already has greater than all different 30-point such video games mixed in franchise historical past (5). His 20 25-point video games tied for the fourth-most ever in league historical past (since begins had been tracked in 1970-71) and his 32 20-point video games shattered Miami’s earlier single-season report of 15. Herro scored a career-high 35 factors on April 5 vs. Charlotte, tying for essentially the most by a reserve in staff historical past and posted a 30-point, 10-rebound double-double off the bench on October 23 at Indiana, changing into the primary HEAT reserve to ever rating not less than 30 factors and seize not less than 10 rebounds in a single sport. He scored 27 factors within the season opener on October 21 vs. Milwaukee, tying the sixth-most ever by a reserve for a season opener in NBA historical past as he completed the season with 175 made three-point subject targets, becoming a member of Duncan Robinson, Max Strus, Kyle Lowry and Gabe Vincent to mark simply the second time in HEAT historical past not less than 5 totally different gamers made not less than 100 treys in a single season.
Herro, an NBA All-Rookie Group choice and two-time NBA Rising Stars honoree, has appeared in 175 profession video games (33 begins) and averaged 16.7 factors, 4.7 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 30.3 minutes whereas taking pictures 44 p.c from the sphere, 38.5 p.c from three-point vary and 85.1 p.c from the foul line. He has elevated his scoring common in every of his three seasons, averaging 13.5 factors as a rookie to fifteen.1 factors the next yr and most just lately final season to twenty.7 factors. He has scored in double-figures 142 instances, together with 62 20-point video games and 11 30-point performances. Herro scored the two,000th level of his profession on December 4 at Milwaukee, tying the second quickest and the second youngest to the mark in staff historical past. Moreover, he already ranks among the many HEAT’s all-time leaders in scoring common (8th), three-point subject targets made (12th), three-point subject objective share (15th), subject objective share (19th) and factors (22nd).