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Tyler Herro earns mammoth contract extension with Miami Heat: NBA News

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Former Kentucky Wildcats star and current Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro just landed his first major payday.

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

Herro was entering the ultimate yr of his rookie deal. Now, he can give attention to the upcoming NBA season without worrying about his contract.

Miami Heat guard Tyler Herro – the NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Yr – has agreed on a four-year, $130 million contract extension, his agents Jeff Schwartz and Mike Lindeman of @Excelbasketball tell ESPN. pic.twitter.com/n1Z1IW73PX

— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 2, 2022

The Thirteenth-overall pick of the 2019 NBA Draft out of Kentucky, Herro has appeared in 175 profession games (33 starts) while recording 16.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and three.2 assists per game. He’s coming off his best season as a professional, averaging 20.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per contest.

Herro, already certainly one of the league’s young guards, hit 39.9% from deep last season and was named NBA Sixth Man of the Yr. Herro and Utah Jazz guard Jordan Clarkson were the one NBA players to attain 1,000+ points off the bench last season.

More importantly, Herro has been instrumental in helping Miami earn three-straight playoff berths since he joined the league, including a berth within the 2020 NBA Finals and a visit to the Eastern Conference Finals last season alongside fellow former Wildcat Bam Adebayo.

Miami also earned an Eastern Conference-best 53-29 record last yr and is once more projected to be certainly one of, if not the highest team within the East this coming season.

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