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Tyler Herro earns mammoth contract extension with Miami Warmth: NBA Information – A Sea Of Blue


Former Kentucky Wildcats star and present Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro simply landed his first main payday.

After three standout seasons to start his NBA profession, Herro has earned a four-year, $130-million contract extension with Miami, according to ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski.

Herro was coming into the ultimate yr of his rookie deal. Now, he can concentrate on the upcoming NBA season with out worrying about his contract.

The Thirteenth-overall decide of the 2019 NBA Draft out of Kentucky, Herro has appeared in 175 profession video games (33 begins) whereas recording 16.7 factors, 4.7 rebounds and three.2 assists per recreation. He’s coming off his finest season as a professional, averaging 20.7 factors, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest.

Herro, already one of many league’s younger guards, hit 39.9% from deep final season and was named NBA Sixth Man of the 12 months. Herro and Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson had been the one NBA gamers to attain 1,000+ factors off the bench final season.

Extra importantly, Herro has been instrumental in serving to Miami earn three-straight playoff berths since he joined the league, together with a berth within the 2020 NBA Finals and a visit to the Japanese Convention Finals final season alongside fellow former Wildcat Bam Adebayo.

Miami additionally earned an Japanese Convention-best 53-29 report final yr and is as soon as once more projected to be one in all, if not the highest crew within the East this coming season.

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