Keith Herron

Keith Orlando Herron (born June 14, 1956) is a retired American basketball player. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee.[1]

As a 6’6″ forward out of Mackin High School in Washington, D.C., he played collegiately at Villanova University. At the end of his college basketball career, he was Villanova’s all-time leading scorer, a mark that has since been surpassed by Kerry Kittles. Herron was named to Basketball Weekly’s All-East team, The Sporting News All-America team, the All-NIT team, and twice to the All-Big Five team.[citation needed] Herron’s brothers Larry and Reggie also played for the Villanova Wildcats.

Herron was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round of the 1978 NBA Draft. Herron played for the Atlanta Hawks in 1978–79, Detroit Pistons in 1980–81, and Cleveland Cavaliers in 1981–82.


Career NBA statistics
Points 1,219 (9.8 ppg)
Rebounds 242 (2.0 rpg)
Assists 174 (1.4 apg)