Tyler Herro was unstoppable for the Miami Heat in their Game 4 Eastern Conference finals win over the Boston Celtics, but Paul Pierce needs to see more from the rookie.
Herro dropped 37 points to push the C’s to the brink of elimination. The performance sent social media into a frenzy, with many bringing the 20-year-old’s “bucket” moniker to the forefront.
The Kentucky product has often referred to himself as a “bucket” due to his shooting ability. Just check out the video below of Herro doing it in 2019.
While Herro’s nickname was undoubtedly accurate in Game 4, Pierce isn’t buying it just yet.
During Friday night’s NBA on ESPN broadcast, Pierce made it clear he won’t be calling Herro a “bucket” any time soon.