Tyler Herro averaged 20.7 factors coming off the bench final 12 months for the Miami Heat, and gained the Sixth Man of the Yr Award. That was sufficient for the Warmth to lock up their 22-year-old taking pictures guard with a four-year rookie extension that can hold Herro’s abilities in South Seaside via 2027.
Herro was the No. 13 choose within the 2019 draft and made a direct influence on the Warmth’s run to the NBA Finals.
He began 5 Finals video games and scored the fourth-most playoff factors of any rookie in NBA historical past, together with 37 factors in a slender convention finals win over Boston.
Final 12 months, he shot a career-high 39.9% from 3-point vary and practically led the Warmth in scoring, regardless of coming off the bench and enjoying with three All-Stars in Jimmy Butler, Kyle Lowry, and Bam Adebayo.
The contract comprises $120M in assured cash over 4 years. Herro can earn an additional $10M in incentives over the lifetime of the deal that might convey the whole payout as much as $130M.
Herro joins Butler and Adebayo as Warmth gamers signed via 2025-26, although Herro’s deal runs a 12 months longer. The deal exceeds the four-year, $100M contract signed by Anfernee Simons and the four-year, $104M deal for Jalen Brunson, maybe setting a brand new benchmark for younger taking pictures guards.
Particularly for the extension-eligible Jordan Poole of the Golden State Warriors, picked 15 slots beneath Herro, who additionally starred off the bench for an NBA Finalist.
It is also the biggest contract ever signed for a participant with a Jack Harlow song named after him, a distinction Herro ought to maintain till a participant named Churchill Downs or Younger Harleezy reaches the NBA.