Tyler Herro shrugged off the pain Sunday night in Miami’s win at Milwaukee.
It was a Pyrrhic victory Sunday for Miami at Milwaukee. If the Heat created a surprise by winning in Game 1 on the floor of the best team in the regular season, the Floridians lost one of their major players, Tyler Herro, to injury.
The 23-year-old full-back fractured his right hand while battling for a dropped ball. On the following action, and while he suffered martyrdom with the hand with which he shoots, Herro nevertheless returned a three-point shot. Served by a teammate who probably hadn’t seen that he had hurt himself, the Heat’s No. 14 drew without question, before leaving the floor for good, unable to continue playing.
Tyler Herro really hit a 3 pointer with a broken shooting hand
— Mink Flow (@currypistonn) April 17, 2023
Herro’s injury is serious, as he suffers from broken middle and ring fingers, and is expected to be out for 6-8 weeks. Unless Miami multiplies the exploits and climbs to the Conference final, its season is likely to have ended on this action.