Sad News: A Miami Heat player received Awful news about Injured unexpected release due from the M….

Tyler Herro, a guard for the Miami Heat, had good news about his knee. His MRI revealed a hyperextended knee but no more structural damage.

Herro is not expected to sustain any major injuries, but he will not participate in the team’s Monday night game against the Sacramento Kings.

Herro has made 36 appearances for Miami this season. Due to an ankle injury, he missed a significant portion of the 2023–24 season at the beginning. It cost him eighteen games between November 11 and December 16.

The guard’s knee injury should not keep him out for too long, as Miami will need Herro’s offensive ability to get through the last stretch of the 2023–24 campaign.

Prior to Monday’s game, the Heat are now ranked seventh in the Eastern Conference; however, Herro, Terry Rozier, Josh Richardson, and Jimmy Butler will not be playing for them.

Butler and rookie player Nikola Jovic are both serving suspensions, and Rozier and Richardson are sidelined with injury.

Miami will still require Herro’s offence even once Butler returns. In terms of points scored per game this season, Miami is ranked 27th in the NBA, while their field goal percentage of 46.3 percent is only good for 24th place.

Herro, a previous Sixth Man of the Year, is shooting 43.7 percent from the field and 39.9 percent from outside the arc this season, averaging 20.8 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 4.4 assists per game. Herro has averaged at least 20.1 points per game for Miami over the past three seasons.

Miami is just one game behind the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference and comes into Monday night’s match on a three-game winning run. In order to avoid the league’s play-in tournament this season, the Heat would dearly want to secure a top-six seed in the East.

Should Miami go to the postseason this season, Herro has to recover from his knee injury in order to play a role for the club. Due to Herro’s injury sustained in Game 1 of the first round against the Milwaukee Bucks the previous season, Miami was forced to play without him for the most of the postseason.

In the NBA Finals vs the Denver Nuggets, the squad was obviously missing Herro’s scoring punch. Now, it’s aiming to prevent a situation in which Herro is out for the 2023–24 postseason.

Miami’s next game comes on Tuesday night against the Portland Trail Blazers, following their game against the Kings on Monday. It will be intriguing to see how Herro is listed on the Heat’s injury report for that game.

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