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Tyler Herro impressed the Celtics in Tuesday workout

(Photo: Twitter/Boston Celtics)

Tyler Herro spent Tuesday afternoon in Boston for a pre-draft workout with the Celtics in the Celtics’ practice facility, which, fun fact, was also where Hannah B took Jed for a date on Monday night’s episode of The Bachelorette.

Anyway, word is Herro put on quite a show there, says our own Aaron Torres, who heard through his sources that Herro hit 80 of 100 three-pointers to finish the workout.

It was an important afternoon for Herro because Boston holds the No. 14 pick, right in the range where he is projected, in the upcoming draft. Should Herro fall further down the draft, Boston also picks at No. 20 and 22.

The Celtics already had Keldon Johnson in for a workout as well.

Go Cats.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

12 Comments for Tyler Herro impressed the Celtics in Tuesday workout

  1. Smyrna_Cat
    10:01 pm June 4, 2019 Permalink

    Someone in the know? That seems very generic.

    I think Herro will be a good pro.

  2. sharpshooter81
    11:06 pm June 4, 2019 Permalink

    While hitting 80 out of a 100 shots is impressive in any venue,,I worry about his ability to hit shots being guarded by NBA athletes. Let’s face it, Herro at times struggled mightily last season getting his shot off against good athletes. So, to do it against the ones in the NBA will be a tall task. I sure hope he makes it in the NBA, but will not be completely shocked if he is in the G league or even completely out of the league in 5 years.

  3. UKinIN
    11:36 pm June 4, 2019 Permalink

    80 of 100 vs. 0 defense. Seems like every NBA player can hit shots unguarded. The 0 is the number to focus on.

    • makeitstop
      7:12 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

      U don’t watch much NBA ball apart from Sportcenter do u? On Sportcehter they all go in. In the game, if they hit close to 40% they win. The Bucks were barely breaking 30% in their losses and missed a lot of open shots. And they don’t shoot 3s guarded. They shoot 3’s open, that’s the point. It has probably occurred to NBA scouts, coaches and GMs to run drills that are predictive of success in game conditions. Because they are preparing to invest $25m in their first round picks (they hv 3.) Our fans can be the worst, but sharpshooter is new, given the context, prolly one of the classics w a new handle.

  4. njcat54
    6:50 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

    How many other players his age can drain 80% of unguarded threes? And his athleticism and defense is good enough. Most NBA players take a few years to adjust to the point they are consistent shooters, and even they go through slumps. He could be another JJ Redick and play a long time, but could also end up an allstar like Clay Thompson. And he will be a quality teammate. The Celtics would be smart to take him at #14.

    • njcat54
      6:51 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

      ^are good enough

  5. Racerr11
    7:44 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

    Hope he does well but he struggled most of the year shooting. Tyler only had a handful of games where he shot good.

  6. ColoradoCatFan88
    8:46 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

    Go herro!

  7. Underdog
    9:53 am June 5, 2019 Permalink

    What an incredible story. This white kid from a non basketball state comes to UK and goes pro after one year. More less unfathomable if you ask me.

    It’s a testament to the kid’s work ethic and dedication and to the UK coaching staff.

    True, he didn’t shoot well for most of the year, but now he has a limited time to practice his craft, and we know he’s athletic enough and plays decent defense unlike most white athletes who can’t guard very well.

    • makeitstop
      6:40 pm June 5, 2019 Permalink

      Ur an idiot. Ur sharpshooter handle wasn’t enough, u got underdog too. Next time just sign it DB4Duke, we will know it’s u.

  8. CopenhagenCat
    1:15 am June 6, 2019 Permalink

    Love for Celtics to draft him.