Miami Heat fans will be relieved to hear the latest news regarding the injury status of Tyler Herro. As many of us should be aware, Herro is a young star for the Miami Heat. He missed most of his team’s postseason run to the NBA Finals after breaking his hand in their first-round matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Since then, Herro has been actively involved in trade rumors throughout this offseason. However, nothing really manifested and he started the season with the Heat. Although Tyler got off to a solid start by averaging almost 23 points, 5 rebounds and 4.6 assists a game. the Heat star ended up sustaining an ankle injury in a game against the Memphis Grizzlies.
Tyler has not stepped on the court for his team over the past 6 games. However, we finally have some positive news regarding his health. Let us take a closer look and find out more.
Tyler Herro is reportedly no longer wearing a walking boot
Fans who were watching the game between the Heat and Grizzlies will know that Tyler Herro ended up sustaining an injury by rolling his ankle after landing on Jaren Jackson Jr.’s foot. Although this is quite disappointing for Heat fans, injuries of this nature are quite common and almost inevitable in the NBA.
Thankfully. Herro’s rehabilitation and recovery process appears to be going well at the moment. According to recent reports, he is no longer wearing a walking boot. That indicates that his recovery is going well and that he will return to training in the near future.
Since fans might want to know when Herro is expected to return to the team, let us find out more about his expected return.
When will Herro return for the Heat?
At the moment, there is no clear timetable regarding Tyler Herro’s return to the Heat. Considering that he recently removed his walking boot, it would be fair to say that he will be returning to practice in about a week. Herro will certainly have to spend some time in practice in order to ensure that his ankle is completely healthy.
Heat confirm that Tyler Herro is out of his walking boot.
— Ira Winderman (@IraHeatBeat) November 20, 2023
We can assume that he will return to the court in around two weeks. At the moment, the Heat hold a record of 9 wins and 5 losses. Therefore, there is really no need for Tyler to rush his recovery and return. Nonetheless, we look forward to him making a return to the court and hope that he is able to stay healthy for the rest of this season.