Kevin McHale possessed the ideal physique for the game of basketball. With his incredibly long arms and legs, McHale presented an unforgettable image on the hardwood. He used his physical gifts to excellent advantage during his 13-year career with the Boston Celtics, becoming one of the best inside players the game has ever seen and forming, with Larry Bird and Robert Parish, one of the greatest front lines the NBA has ever seen. McHale had an uncanny ability to get to the free-throw line or nail the high-percentage shot in the clutch. more...
Full Name: Kevin Edward McHale Born: 12/19/57 in Hibbing, Minn. Height: 6-10; Weight: 225 lbs. High School: Hibbing (Minn.) College: Minnesota Drafted: Boston Celtics, 1980 (third overall)
Honors: Elected to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1999); NBA champion (1981, '84, '86); All-NBA First Team (1987); Sixth Man Award (1984, '85); All-Defensive First Team (1986, '87, '88); All-Defensive Second Team (1983, '89, '90); All-Rookie team (1981); Seven-time All-Star; One of 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996).