MIAMI – Miami Heat sharpshooter Tyler Hero is getting some well-deserved NBA love.
The NBA announced Tuesday that Herro had won the Sixth Man of the Year award.
Last season for Miami, Herro averaged 20.7 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists off the bench.
He helped the Heat to an impressive 53-29 record, which was good enough for tops in the Eastern Conference.
Herro received 96 first-place votes from a panel of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters.
During Miami’s Second Round Game One win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday, Herro scored 25 points and dished out seven assists in a 106-92 win.
Herro and Heat host Philly in Game Two on Wednesday night at FTX Arena.