Latest Tyler Herro News

Spoelstra, Udoka have Heat and Celtics ready for East finals

May. 16, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — He grew up in Portland, basketball in his blood. Wasn’t exactly a big-time recruit before eventually playing some college ball in the West Coast Conference. Took a circuitous route into coaching, guided along the way by one of the game’s legendary sideline bosses. And last...

Heat roll past 76ers 120-85 in Game 5, take 3-2 series lead

May. 10, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Shots fell again for the Miami Heat. They kept Joel Embiid and James Harden in check. Their coach got an in-game massage from DJ Khaled. Yes, really. It was that sort of night for the Heat, who — even without everyone getting shoulder rubs — are...

Lowry's hamstring rules him out of Game 5 of Heat-76ers

May. 10, 2022 12:03 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Kyle Lowry's strained left hamstring has sent him back to the bench. Lowry's leg issue forced the Miami Heat to rule out their starting point guard for Game 5 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Philadelphia 76ers. He missed four...

Embiid returns from injury, 76ers beat Heat 99-79 in Game 3

May. 06, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid spent the week groggy from a concussion. His busted thumb needs surgery. MVP form? Not yet. But Embiid wore his black mask and injected the 76ers — and a skittish fanbase - with revitalized championship aspirations. Embiid inspired...

Adebayo, Butler lead Heat past 76ers 119-103 in Game 2

May. 04, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo caught a lob for an alley-oop dunk midway through the fourth quarter, then threw a lob to Jimmy Butler for another dunk about a minute later. Both were very easy. Joel Embiid could complicate those plays going forward — and the Miami Heat...

Heat's Herro overwhelming pick as NBA's Sixth Man of Year

May. 03, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro was told before the season began that he wouldn’t be in the Miami Heat starting lineup. To his credit, he saw that as an opportunity. “I said, ‘Let’s go for Sixth Man of the Year,’” Herro said. And that’s what he got. ...

Top-seeded Suns, Heat playing like the favorites in playoffs

May. 03, 2022 16:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns and Miami Heat are top seeds in the NBA playoffs and at the moment they look like it, coming off impressive performances. Both have a chance to take 2-0 leads in their respective series on Wednesday and are strong favorites to get it done, according...

Herro scores 25, Heat take Game 1 over 76ers 106-92

May. 02, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tyler Herro had spent the last few days dealing with an upper-respiratory bug that disrupted his routine. So he arrived at Miami's arena early Monday morning, 10 hours before gametime, to get some shots up and restore his rhythm. It worked. And the Heat...

Heat know that even without Embiid, 76ers will be challenge

May. 01, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s mind, the injury situation with Joel Embiid doesn’t doom the Philadelphia 76ers. He figures it’ll only steel their resolve. Clearly, the 76ers are not going to be a better team without Embiid, the scoring...

Heat-76ers Eastern Conference semifinals preview capsule

May. 01, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

Preview capsule for the Miami-Philadelphia Eastern Conference semifinal series that starts Sunday: No. 1 MIAMI HEAT (53-29, 4-1) vs. No. 4 PHILADELPHIA 76ERS (51-31, 4-2) Season series: Tied, 2-2. Story line: The series may have turned before it even...