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Kevin McHale

Kevin Edward McHale (Black Hole)

Position: Power Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-10 ▪ Weight: 210 lbs.
Born: December 19, 1957 in Hibbing, Minnesota
High School: Hibbing in Hibbing, Minnesota
College: University of Minnesota
Draft: Boston Celtics, 1st round (3rd pick, 3rd overall), 1980 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 10, 1980
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1999 (Full List)
As Coach: 6 Yrs, 172-152, .531 W-L% (Full Record)
As Executive: MIN franchise, 1995-2008 (Full Record)

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

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Fine Details ▪ Last updated Oct 26, 2014 2:17 AM

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 23 BOS NBA PF 82 1 1645 355 666 .533 0 2 .000 355 664 .535 108 159 .679 155 204 359 55 27 151 110 260 818
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 82 33 2332 465 875 .531 0 0 465 875 .531 187 248 .754 191 365 556 91 30 185 137 264 1117
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 82 13 2345 483 893 .541 0 1 .000 483 892 .541 193 269 .717 215 338 553 104 34 192 159 241 1159
1983-84 ★ 26 BOS NBA PF 82 10 2577 587 1055 .556 1 3 .333 586 1052 .557 336 439 .765 208 402 610 104 23 126 150 243 1511
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 79 31 2653 605 1062 .570 0 6 .000 605 1056 .573 355 467 .760 229 483 712 141 28 120 157 234 1565
1985-86 ★ 28 BOS NBA PF 68 62 2397 561 978 .574 0 0 561 978 .574 326 420 .776 171 380 551 181 29 134 149 192 1448
1986-87 ★ 29 BOS NBA PF 77 77 3060 790 1307 .604 0 4 .000 790 1303 .606 428 512 .836 247 516 763 198 38 172 197 240 2008
1987-88 ★ 30 BOS NBA PF 64 63 2390 550 911 .604 0 0 550 911 .604 346 434 .797 159 377 536 171 27 92 141 179 1446
1988-89 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 78 74 2876 661 1211 .546 0 4 .000 661 1207 .548 436 533 .818 223 414 637 172 26 97 196 223 1758
1989-90 ★ 32 BOS NBA PF 82 25 2722 648 1181 .549 23 69 .333 625 1112 .562 393 440 .893 201 476 677 172 30 157 183 250 1712
1990-91 ★ 33 BOS NBA PF 68 10 2067 504 912 .553 15 37 .405 489 875 .559 228 275 .829 145 335 480 126 25 146 140 194 1251
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 56 1 1398 323 634 .509 0 13 .000 323 621 .520 134 163 .822 119 211 330 82 11 59 82 112 780
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 71 0 1656 298 649 .459 2 18 .111 296 631 .469 164 195 .841 95 263 358 73 16 59 92 126 762
Career NBA 971 400 30118 6830 12334 .554 41 157 .261 6789 12177 .558 3634 4554 .798 2358 4764 7122 1670 344 1690 1893 2758 17335

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 23 BOS NBA PF 82 1 20.1 4.3 8.1 .533 0.0 0.0 .000 4.3 8.1 .535 1.3 1.9 .679 1.9 2.5 4.4 0.7 0.3 1.8 1.3 3.2 10.0
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 82 33 28.4 5.7 10.7 .531 0.0 0.0 5.7 10.7 .531 2.3 3.0 .754 2.3 4.5 6.8 1.1 0.4 2.3 1.7 3.2 13.6
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 82 13 28.6 5.9 10.9 .541 0.0 0.0 .000 5.9 10.9 .541 2.4 3.3 .717 2.6 4.1 6.7 1.3 0.4 2.3 1.9 2.9 14.1
1983-84 ★ 26 BOS NBA PF 82 10 31.4 7.2 12.9 .556 0.0 0.0 .333 7.1 12.8 .557 4.1 5.4 .765 2.5 4.9 7.4 1.3 0.3 1.5 1.8 3.0 18.4
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 79 31 33.6 7.7 13.4 .570 0.0 0.1 .000 7.7 13.4 .573 4.5 5.9 .760 2.9 6.1 9.0 1.8 0.4 1.5 2.0 3.0 19.8
1985-86 ★ 28 BOS NBA PF 68 62 35.3 8.3 14.4 .574 0.0 0.0 8.3 14.4 .574 4.8 6.2 .776 2.5 5.6 8.1 2.7 0.4 2.0 2.2 2.8 21.3
1986-87 ★ 29 BOS NBA PF 77 77 39.7 10.3 17.0 .604 0.0 0.1 .000 10.3 16.9 .606 5.6 6.6 .836 3.2 6.7 9.9 2.6 0.5 2.2 2.6 3.1 26.1
1987-88 ★ 30 BOS NBA PF 64 63 37.3 8.6 14.2 .604 0.0 0.0 8.6 14.2 .604 5.4 6.8 .797 2.5 5.9 8.4 2.7 0.4 1.4 2.2 2.8 22.6
1988-89 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 78 74 36.9 8.5 15.5 .546 0.0 0.1 .000 8.5 15.5 .548 5.6 6.8 .818 2.9 5.3 8.2 2.2 0.3 1.2 2.5 2.9 22.5
1989-90 ★ 32 BOS NBA PF 82 25 33.2 7.9 14.4 .549 0.3 0.8 .333 7.6 13.6 .562 4.8 5.4 .893 2.5 5.8 8.3 2.1 0.4 1.9 2.2 3.0 20.9
1990-91 ★ 33 BOS NBA PF 68 10 30.4 7.4 13.4 .553 0.2 0.5 .405 7.2 12.9 .559 3.4 4.0 .829 2.1 4.9 7.1 1.9 0.4 2.1 2.1 2.9 18.4
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 56 1 25.0 5.8 11.3 .509 0.0 0.2 .000 5.8 11.1 .520 2.4 2.9 .822 2.1 3.8 5.9 1.5 0.2 1.1 1.5 2.0 13.9
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 71 0 23.3 4.2 9.1 .459 0.0 0.3 .111 4.2 8.9 .469 2.3 2.7 .841 1.3 3.7 5.0 1.0 0.2 0.8 1.3 1.8 10.7
Career NBA 971 400 31.0 7.0 12.7 .554 0.0 0.2 .261 7.0 12.5 .558 3.7 4.7 .798 2.4 4.9 7.3 1.7 0.4 1.7 1.9 2.8 17.9

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 23 BOS NBA PF 82 1 1645 7.8 14.6 .533 0.0 0.0 .000 7.8 14.5 .535 2.4 3.5 .679 3.4 4.5 7.9 1.2 0.6 3.3 2.4 5.7 17.9
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 82 33 2332 7.2 13.5 .531 0.0 0.0 7.2 13.5 .531 2.9 3.8 .754 2.9 5.6 8.6 1.4 0.5 2.9 2.1 4.1 17.2
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 82 13 2345 7.4 13.7 .541 0.0 0.0 .000 7.4 13.7 .541 3.0 4.1 .717 3.3 5.2 8.5 1.6 0.5 2.9 2.4 3.7 17.8
1983-84 ★ 26 BOS NBA PF 82 10 2577 8.2 14.7 .556 0.0 0.0 .333 8.2 14.7 .557 4.7 6.1 .765 2.9 5.6 8.5 1.5 0.3 1.8 2.1 3.4 21.1
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 79 31 2653 8.2 14.4 .570 0.0 0.1 .000 8.2 14.3 .573 4.8 6.3 .760 3.1 6.6 9.7 1.9 0.4 1.6 2.1 3.2 21.2
1985-86 ★ 28 BOS NBA PF 68 62 2397 8.4 14.7 .574 0.0 0.0 8.4 14.7 .574 4.9 6.3 .776 2.6 5.7 8.3 2.7 0.4 2.0 2.2 2.9 21.7
1986-87 ★ 29 BOS NBA PF 77 77 3060 9.3 15.4 .604 0.0 0.0 .000 9.3 15.3 .606 5.0 6.0 .836 2.9 6.1 9.0 2.3 0.4 2.0 2.3 2.8 23.6
1987-88 ★ 30 BOS NBA PF 64 63 2390 8.3 13.7 .604 0.0 0.0 8.3 13.7 .604 5.2 6.5 .797 2.4 5.7 8.1 2.6 0.4 1.4 2.1 2.7 21.8
1988-89 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 78 74 2876 8.3 15.2 .546 0.0 0.1 .000 8.3 15.1 .548 5.5 6.7 .818 2.8 5.2 8.0 2.2 0.3 1.2 2.5 2.8 22.0
1989-90 ★ 32 BOS NBA PF 82 25 2722 8.6 15.6 .549 0.3 0.9 .333 8.3 14.7 .562 5.2 5.8 .893 2.7 6.3 9.0 2.3 0.4 2.1 2.4 3.3 22.6
1990-91 ★ 33 BOS NBA PF 68 10 2067 8.8 15.9 .553 0.3 0.6 .405 8.5 15.2 .559 4.0 4.8 .829 2.5 5.8 8.4 2.2 0.4 2.5 2.4 3.4 21.8
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 56 1 1398 8.3 16.3 .509 0.0 0.3 .000 8.3 16.0 .520 3.5 4.2 .822 3.1 5.4 8.5 2.1 0.3 1.5 2.1 2.9 20.1
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 71 0 1656 6.5 14.1 .459 0.0 0.4 .111 6.4 13.7 .469 3.6 4.2 .841 2.1 5.7 7.8 1.6 0.3 1.3 2.0 2.7 16.6
Career NBA 971 400 30118 8.2 14.7 .554 0.0 0.2 .261 8.1 14.6 .558 4.3 5.4 .798 2.8 5.7 8.5 2.0 0.4 2.0 2.3 3.3 20.7

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 23 BOS NBA PF 82 1 1645 10.3 19.3 .533 0.0 0.1 .000 10.3 19.2 .535 3.1 4.6 .679 4.5 5.9 10.4 1.6 0.8 4.4 3.2 7.5 23.7
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 82 33 2332 9.4 17.8 .531 0.0 0.0 9.4 17.8 .531 3.8 5.0 .754 3.9 7.4 11.3 1.8 0.6 3.8 2.8 5.4 22.7
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 82 13 2345 9.5 17.6 .541 0.0 0.0 .000 9.5 17.5 .541 3.8 5.3 .717 4.2 6.6 10.9 2.0 0.7 3.8 3.1 4.7 22.8
1983-84 ★ 26 BOS NBA PF 82 10 2577 11.0 19.7 .556 0.0 0.1 .333 10.9 19.6 .557 6.3 8.2 .765 3.9 7.5 11.4 1.9 0.4 2.4 2.8 4.5 28.2
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 79 31 2653 10.8 18.9 .570 0.0 0.1 .000 10.8 18.8 .573 6.3 8.3 .760 4.1 8.6 12.7 2.5 0.5 2.1 2.8 4.2 27.9
1985-86 ★ 28 BOS NBA PF 68 62 2397 11.1 19.4 .574 0.0 0.0 11.1 19.4 .574 6.5 8.3 .776 3.4 7.5 10.9 3.6 0.6 2.7 2.9 3.8 28.7
1986-87 ★ 29 BOS NBA PF 77 77 3060 12.6 20.8 .604 0.0 0.1 .000 12.6 20.7 .606 6.8 8.1 .836 3.9 8.2 12.1 3.1 0.6 2.7 3.1 3.8 31.9
1987-88 ★ 30 BOS NBA PF 64 63 2390 11.3 18.7 .604 0.0 0.0 11.3 18.7 .604 7.1 8.9 .797 3.3 7.7 11.0 3.5 0.6 1.9 2.9 3.7 29.7
1988-89 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 78 74 2876 11.2 20.6 .546 0.0 0.1 .000 11.2 20.5 .548 7.4 9.1 .818 3.8 7.0 10.8 2.9 0.4 1.6 3.3 3.8 29.9
1989-90 ★ 32 BOS NBA PF 82 25 2722 11.6 21.2 .549 0.4 1.2 .333 11.2 20.0 .562 7.1 7.9 .893 3.6 8.6 12.2 3.1 0.5 2.8 3.3 4.5 30.8
1990-91 ★ 33 BOS NBA PF 68 10 2067 11.9 21.5 .553 0.4 0.9 .405 11.5 20.6 .559 5.4 6.5 .829 3.4 7.9 11.3 3.0 0.6 3.4 3.3 4.6 29.5
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 56 1 1398 11.6 22.7 .509 0.0 0.5 .000 11.6 22.3 .520 4.8 5.8 .822 4.3 7.6 11.8 2.9 0.4 2.1 2.9 4.0 28.0
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 71 0 1656 9.1 19.8 .459 0.1 0.5 .111 9.0 19.3 .469 5.0 6.0 .841 2.9 8.0 10.9 2.2 0.5 1.8 2.8 3.8 23.3
Career NBA 971 400 30118 10.9 19.8 .554 0.1 0.3 .261 10.9 19.5 .558 5.8 7.3 .798 3.8 7.6 11.4 2.7 0.6 2.7 3.0 4.4 27.8

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1980-81 23 BOS NBA PF 82 1645 16.4 .556 .533 .239 .003 11.2 13.6 12.4 4.8 0.8 5.1 13.0 20.9 108 102 2.3 2.4 4.7 .137
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 82 2332 16.9 .568 .531 .283 .000 9.3 16.8 13.1 5.4 0.6 4.3 12.2 19.3 113 102 3.9 3.7 7.5 .155
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 82 2345 17.6 .573 .541 .301 .001 9.9 15.4 12.7 6.1 0.7 4.5 13.6 19.6 111 102 4.1 3.4 7.5 .154
1983-84 ★ 26 BOS NBA PF 82 2577 20.0 .605 .557 .416 .003 9.5 17.1 13.4 6.0 0.4 2.7 10.7 22.3 120 105 7.0 3.5 10.5 .196
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 79 2653 20.7 .617 .570 .440 .006 10.0 19.2 14.8 7.4 0.5 2.4 11.0 21.9 122 106 7.6 3.4 11.0 .199
1985-86 ★ 28 BOS NBA PF 68 2397 21.6 .623 .574 .429 .000 8.4 16.4 12.7 10.8 0.6 3.1 11.4 22.5 122 103 7.2 3.8 11.0 .220
1986-87 ★ 29 BOS NBA PF 77 3060 24.0 .655 .604 .392 .003 9.9 17.5 14.0 9.8 0.6 3.1 11.4 24.1 125 106 10.8 4.0 14.8 .232
1987-88 ★ 30 BOS NBA PF 64 2390 21.9 .656 .604 .476 .000 8.4 17.5 13.3 10.5 0.6 2.2 11.3 22.3 126 110 8.2 2.0 10.2 .205
1988-89 ★ 31 BOS NBA PF 78 2876 20.3 .608 .546 .440 .003 9.0 16.3 12.7 9.1 0.4 2.0 11.9 23.7 120 111 8.1 1.9 10.1 .168
1989-90 ★ 32 BOS NBA PF 82 2722 21.8 .623 .558 .373 .058 8.6 18.4 13.7 9.5 0.5 3.3 11.7 24.1 120 107 7.8 3.3 11.1 .195
1990-91 ★ 33 BOS NBA PF 68 2067 21.2 .606 .561 .302 .041 8.4 16.5 12.8 8.8 0.6 4.0 11.9 23.9 118 106 5.3 2.6 7.9 .182
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 56 1398 18.5 .553 .509 .257 .021 9.8 15.9 13.0 8.8 0.4 2.5 10.4 24.2 112 108 2.5 1.5 4.0 .136
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 71 1656 14.4 .519 .461 .300 .028 6.6 17.8 12.2 6.4 0.5 2.2 11.1 21.7 105 108 1.2 1.6 2.8 .082
Career NBA 971 30118 20.0 .605 .555 .369 .013 9.2 16.9 13.2 8.1 0.6 3.2 11.7 22.4 118 106 76.0 37.1 113.0 .180

Playoffs Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 ❍ 23 BOS NBA PF 17 296 61 113 .540 0 0 61 113 .540 23 36 .639 29 30 59 14 4 25 15 51 145
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 12 344 77 134 .575 0 0 77 134 .575 40 53 .755 41 44 85 11 5 27 16 44 194
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 7 177 34 62 .548 0 1 .000 34 61 .557 10 18 .556 15 27 42 5 3 7 10 16 78
1983-84 ❍ 26 BOS NBA PF 23 702 123 244 .504 0 3 .000 123 241 .510 94 121 .777 62 81 143 27 3 35 38 75 340
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 21 21 837 172 303 .568 0 0 172 303 .568 121 150 .807 74 134 208 32 13 46 60 73 465
1985-86 ❍ 28 BOS NBA PF 18 18 715 168 290 .579 0 1 .000 168 289 .581 112 141 .794 51 104 155 48 8 43 48 64 448
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 21 19 827 174 298 .584 0 0 174 298 .584 96 126 .762 66 128 194 39 7 30 54 71 444
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 17 17 716 158 262 .603 1 1 1.000 157 261 .602 115 137 .839 55 81 136 40 7 30 39 65 432
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 3 3 115 20 41 .488 0 0 20 41 .488 17 23 .739 7 17 24 9 1 2 4 13 57
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 5 5 192 42 69 .609 1 3 .333 41 66 .621 25 29 .862 8 31 39 13 2 10 14 17 110
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 11 1 376 78 148 .527 6 11 .545 72 137 .526 66 80 .825 18 54 72 20 5 14 14 42 228
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 10 0 306 65 126 .516 0 1 .000 65 125 .520 35 44 .795 21 46 67 13 5 5 9 34 165
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 4 0 113 32 55 .582 0 0 32 55 .582 12 14 .857 9 20 29 3 2 7 5 6 76
Career NBA 169 84 5716 1204 2145 .561 8 21 .381 1196 2124 .563 766 972 .788 456 797 1253 274 65 281 326 571 3182

Playoffs Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 ❍ 23 BOS NBA PF 17 17.4 3.6 6.6 .540 0.0 0.0 3.6 6.6 .540 1.4 2.1 .639 1.7 1.8 3.5 0.8 0.2 1.5 0.9 3.0 8.5
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 12 28.7 6.4 11.2 .575 0.0 0.0 6.4 11.2 .575 3.3 4.4 .755 3.4 3.7 7.1 0.9 0.4 2.3 1.3 3.7 16.2
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 7 25.3 4.9 8.9 .548 0.0 0.1 .000 4.9 8.7 .557 1.4 2.6 .556 2.1 3.9 6.0 0.7 0.4 1.0 1.4 2.3 11.1
1983-84 ❍ 26 BOS NBA PF 23 30.5 5.3 10.6 .504 0.0 0.1 .000 5.3 10.5 .510 4.1 5.3 .777 2.7 3.5 6.2 1.2 0.1 1.5 1.7 3.3 14.8
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 21 21 39.9 8.2 14.4 .568 0.0 0.0 8.2 14.4 .568 5.8 7.1 .807 3.5 6.4 9.9 1.5 0.6 2.2 2.9 3.5 22.1
1985-86 ❍ 28 BOS NBA PF 18 18 39.7 9.3 16.1 .579 0.0 0.1 .000 9.3 16.1 .581 6.2 7.8 .794 2.8 5.8 8.6 2.7 0.4 2.4 2.7 3.6 24.9
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 21 19 39.4 8.3 14.2 .584 0.0 0.0 8.3 14.2 .584 4.6 6.0 .762 3.1 6.1 9.2 1.9 0.3 1.4 2.6 3.4 21.1
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 17 17 42.1 9.3 15.4 .603 0.1 0.1 1.000 9.2 15.4 .602 6.8 8.1 .839 3.2 4.8 8.0 2.4 0.4 1.8 2.3 3.8 25.4
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 3 3 38.3 6.7 13.7 .488 0.0 0.0 6.7 13.7 .488 5.7 7.7 .739 2.3 5.7 8.0 3.0 0.3 0.7 1.3 4.3 19.0
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 5 5 38.4 8.4 13.8 .609 0.2 0.6 .333 8.2 13.2 .621 5.0 5.8 .862 1.6 6.2 7.8 2.6 0.4 2.0 2.8 3.4 22.0
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 11 1 34.2 7.1 13.5 .527 0.5 1.0 .545 6.5 12.5 .526 6.0 7.3 .825 1.6 4.9 6.5 1.8 0.5 1.3 1.3 3.8 20.7
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 10 0 30.6 6.5 12.6 .516 0.0 0.1 .000 6.5 12.5 .520 3.5 4.4 .795 2.1 4.6 6.7 1.3 0.5 0.5 0.9 3.4 16.5
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 4 0 28.3 8.0 13.8 .582 0.0 0.0 8.0 13.8 .582 3.0 3.5 .857 2.3 5.0 7.3 0.8 0.5 1.8 1.3 1.5 19.0
Career NBA 169 84 33.8 7.1 12.7 .561 0.0 0.1 .381 7.1 12.6 .563 4.5 5.8 .788 2.7 4.7 7.4 1.6 0.4 1.7 1.9 3.4 18.8

Playoffs Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 ❍ 23 BOS NBA PF 17 296 7.4 13.7 .540 0.0 0.0 7.4 13.7 .540 2.8 4.4 .639 3.5 3.6 7.2 1.7 0.5 3.0 1.8 6.2 17.6
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 12 344 8.1 14.0 .575 0.0 0.0 8.1 14.0 .575 4.2 5.5 .755 4.3 4.6 8.9 1.2 0.5 2.8 1.7 4.6 20.3
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 7 177 6.9 12.6 .548 0.0 0.2 .000 6.9 12.4 .557 2.0 3.7 .556 3.1 5.5 8.5 1.0 0.6 1.4 2.0 3.3 15.9
1983-84 ❍ 26 BOS NBA PF 23 702 6.3 12.5 .504 0.0 0.2 .000 6.3 12.4 .510 4.8 6.2 .777 3.2 4.2 7.3 1.4 0.2 1.8 1.9 3.8 17.4
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 21 21 837 7.4 13.0 .568 0.0 0.0 7.4 13.0 .568 5.2 6.5 .807 3.2 5.8 8.9 1.4 0.6 2.0 2.6 3.1 20.0
1985-86 ❍ 28 BOS NBA PF 18 18 715 8.5 14.6 .579 0.0 0.1 .000 8.5 14.6 .581 5.6 7.1 .794 2.6 5.2 7.8 2.4 0.4 2.2 2.4 3.2 22.6
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 21 19 827 7.6 13.0 .584 0.0 0.0 7.6 13.0 .584 4.2 5.5 .762 2.9 5.6 8.4 1.7 0.3 1.3 2.4 3.1 19.3
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 17 17 716 7.9 13.2 .603 0.1 0.1 1.000 7.9 13.1 .602 5.8 6.9 .839 2.8 4.1 6.8 2.0 0.4 1.5 2.0 3.3 21.7
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 3 3 115 6.3 12.8 .488 0.0 0.0 6.3 12.8 .488 5.3 7.2 .739 2.2 5.3 7.5 2.8 0.3 0.6 1.3 4.1 17.8
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 5 5 192 7.9 12.9 .609 0.2 0.6 .333 7.7 12.4 .621 4.7 5.4 .862 1.5 5.8 7.3 2.4 0.4 1.9 2.6 3.2 20.6
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 11 1 376 7.5 14.2 .527 0.6 1.1 .545 6.9 13.1 .526 6.3 7.7 .825 1.7 5.2 6.9 1.9 0.5 1.3 1.3 4.0 21.8
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 10 0 306 7.6 14.8 .516 0.0 0.1 .000 7.6 14.7 .520 4.1 5.2 .795 2.5 5.4 7.9 1.5 0.6 0.6 1.1 4.0 19.4
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 4 0 113 10.2 17.5 .582 0.0 0.0 10.2 17.5 .582 3.8 4.5 .857 2.9 6.4 9.2 1.0 0.6 2.2 1.6 1.9 24.2
Career NBA 169 84 5716 7.6 13.5 .561 0.1 0.1 .381 7.5 13.4 .563 4.8 6.1 .788 2.9 5.0 7.9 1.7 0.4 1.8 2.1 3.6 20.0

Playoffs Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 ❍ 23 BOS NBA PF 17 296 10.3 19.1 .540 0.0 0.0 10.3 19.1 .540 3.9 6.1 .639 4.9 5.1 10.0 2.4 0.7 4.2 2.5 8.6 24.6
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 12 344 11.0 19.1 .575 0.0 0.0 11.0 19.1 .575 5.7 7.6 .755 5.8 6.3 12.1 1.6 0.7 3.9 2.3 6.3 27.7
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 7 177 9.6 17.5 .548 0.0 0.3 .000 9.6 17.2 .557 2.8 5.1 .556 4.2 7.6 11.8 1.4 0.8 2.0 2.8 4.5 22.0
1983-84 ❍ 26 BOS NBA PF 23 702 8.6 17.0 .504 0.0 0.2 .000 8.6 16.8 .510 6.6 8.4 .777 4.3 5.6 10.0 1.9 0.2 2.4 2.7 5.2 23.7
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 21 21 837 9.7 17.1 .568 0.0 0.0 9.7 17.1 .568 6.8 8.5 .807 4.2 7.6 11.7 1.8 0.7 2.6 3.4 4.1 26.2
1985-86 ❍ 28 BOS NBA PF 18 18 715 11.5 19.8 .579 0.0 0.1 .000 11.5 19.7 .581 7.6 9.6 .794 3.5 7.1 10.6 3.3 0.5 2.9 3.3 4.4 30.6
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 21 19 827 10.4 17.8 .584 0.0 0.0 10.4 17.8 .584 5.7 7.5 .762 3.9 7.6 11.6 2.3 0.4 1.8 3.2 4.2 26.5
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 17 17 716 11.5 19.0 .603 0.1 0.1 1.000 11.4 19.0 .602 8.4 10.0 .839 4.0 5.9 9.9 2.9 0.5 2.2 2.8 4.7 31.4
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 3 3 115 9.0 18.4 .488 0.0 0.0 9.0 18.4 .488 7.6 10.3 .739 3.1 7.6 10.8 4.0 0.4 0.9 1.8 5.8 25.6
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 5 5 192 10.5 17.3 .609 0.3 0.8 .333 10.3 16.5 .621 6.3 7.3 .862 2.0 7.8 9.8 3.3 0.5 2.5 3.5 4.3 27.5
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 11 1 376 10.4 19.8 .527 0.8 1.5 .545 9.6 18.3 .526 8.8 10.7 .825 2.4 7.2 9.6 2.7 0.7 1.9 1.9 5.6 30.5
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 10 0 306 11.1 21.6 .516 0.0 0.2 .000 11.1 21.4 .520 6.0 7.5 .795 3.6 7.9 11.5 2.2 0.9 0.9 1.5 5.8 28.3
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 4 0 113 15.3 26.3 .582 0.0 0.0 15.3 26.3 .582 5.7 6.7 .857 4.3 9.5 13.8 1.4 1.0 3.3 2.4 2.9 36.3
Career NBA 169 84 5716 10.4 18.6 .561 0.1 0.2 .381 10.4 18.4 .563 6.6 8.4 .788 4.0 6.9 10.9 2.4 0.6 2.4 2.8 5.0 27.6

Playoffs Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1980-81 ❍ 23 BOS NBA PF 17 296 18.1 .563 .540 .319 .000 11.4 10.7 11.0 7.3 0.7 4.8 10.4 20.5 115 102 0.7 0.4 1.1 .177
1981-82 24 BOS NBA PF 12 344 22.0 .617 .575 .396 .000 12.8 13.1 13.0 5.2 0.7 4.5 9.2 20.5 127 100 1.2 0.6 1.8 .257
1982-83 25 BOS NBA PF 7 177 15.0 .558 .548 .290 .016 9.0 16.4 12.7 4.6 0.8 2.3 12.5 18.9 106 102 0.2 0.3 0.4 .114
1983-84 ❍ 26 BOS NBA PF 23 702 16.3 .572 .504 .496 .012 9.9 13.5 11.7 5.7 0.2 3.0 11.3 19.6 118 109 1.4 0.7 2.1 .142
1984-85 27 BOS NBA PF 21 837 18.7 .630 .568 .495 .000 9.9 17.7 13.8 5.5 0.7 3.0 14.0 20.7 119 108 1.8 1.0 2.8 .163
1985-86 ❍ 28 BOS NBA PF 18 715 21.1 .636 .579 .486 .003 8.6 15.0 12.1 10.0 0.5 3.4 12.0 23.6 123 105 2.0 1.2 3.2 .215
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 21 827 17.9 .628 .584 .423 .000 9.9 17.8 14.0 7.1 0.4 2.1 13.3 21.3 119 116 1.5 0.5 2.1 .120
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 17 716 21.8 .670 .605 .523 .004 9.4 13.6 11.5 10.1 0.5 2.6 10.8 22.8 129 110 2.5 0.8 3.3 .222
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 3 115 17.4 .558 .488 .561 .000 7.1 17.0 12.1 13.1 0.4 1.1 7.3 21.5 116 110 0.2 0.1 0.3 .135
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 5 192 19.7 .673 .616 .420 .043 5.4 18.6 12.4 9.3 0.5 3.0 14.6 21.0 123 118 0.5 0.0 0.5 .129
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 11 376 21.2 .622 .547 .541 .074 5.7 15.7 10.9 8.3 0.7 2.3 7.1 23.0 128 113 1.2 0.3 1.5 .192
1991-92 34 BOS NBA PF 10 306 18.7 .568 .516 .349 .008 8.0 19.7 13.5 6.2 0.9 1.1 5.8 22.3 122 115 0.7 0.2 0.9 .144
1992-93 35 BOS NBA PF 4 113 27.4 .621 .582 .255 .000 10.1 22.5 16.3 4.8 1.0 3.9 7.6 26.4 127 109 0.5 0.1 0.6 .240
Career NBA 169 5716 19.4 .618 .563 .453 .010 9.3 15.7 12.6 7.4 0.6 2.9 11.2 21.6 122 109 14.5 6.2 20.7 .174

All-Star Games

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1983-84 26 BOS NBA PF 1 0 11:00 3 7 .429 0 0 4 6 .667 2 5 0 0 0 2 1 10
1985-86 28 BOS NBA PF 1 0 20:00 3 8 .375 0 0 2 2 1.000 3 10 2 0 4 0 4 8
1986-87 29 BOS NBA PF 1 0 30:00 7 11 .636 0 0 2 2 1.000 4 7 2 0 4 0 5 16
1987-88 30 BOS NBA PF 1 0 14:00 0 1 .000 0 0 2 2 1.000 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 2
1988-89 31 BOS NBA PF 1 0 16:00 5 7 .714 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 2 1 3 10
1989-90 32 BOS NBA PF 1 0 20:00 6 11 .545 1 1 1.000 0 0 2 8 1 0 0 0 4 13
1990-91 33 BOS NBA PF 1 0 14:00 0 3 .000 0 1 .000 2 2 1.000 1 3 2 1 0 0 2 2
Career NBA 7 0 125 24 48 .500 1 2 .500 12 14 .857 13 37 8 1 12 5 21 61

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 13 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Kevin McHale 14.8 11.1 11.0 11.0 10.5 10.2 10.1 7.9 7.5 7.5 4.7 4.0 2.8
Chet Walker 95.0 14.5 10.9 10.9 10.6 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.8 8.2 7.8 5.4 5.3 3.7
Dominique Wilkins 93.5 12.2 11.4 11.1 10.8 10.5 10.4 9.8 8.4 7.6 7.0 5.8 5.1 3.9
Bailey Howell 92.2 14.0 11.8 11.7 11.3 10.9 10.7 10.1 9.8 8.7 7.6 5.0 3.1
Larry Nance 91.5 12.2 10.7 10.5 10.3 10.2 9.8 9.8 8.4 8.0 7.9 6.5 2.8 2.4
Rick Barry 89.9 14.4 12.7 11.1 10.4 10.4 10.2 9.7 9.6 8.5 8.4 8.1 7.8 4.2
John Havlicek 89.5 12.5 12.4 12.1 10.6 9.7 9.7 8.3 7.7 7.6 7.3 6.4 4.5 4.3
Scottie Pippen 89.3 13.1 12.7 12.3 11.8 11.2 11.2 8.6 7.8 6.6 5.7 4.9 4.0 2.3
Shawn Marion 89.1 14.6 13.0 12.5 12.0 11.7 9.8 9.1 7.4 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.1 3.7
Paul Pierce 88.9 12.9 12.4 11.6 11.5 11.2 10.4 10.3 10.1 8.3 8.2 7.1 5.4 4.9
Pau Gasol 88.8 14.7 13.9 12.0 11.0 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.1 7.6 6.9 6.8 3.7 3.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Kevin McHale 14.8 11.1 11.0 11.0 10.5 10.2 10.1 7.9 7.5 7.5 4.7 4.0 2.8
Chet Walker 95.0 14.5 10.9 10.9 10.6 10.5 10.1 9.8 9.8 8.2 7.8 5.4 5.3 3.7
Bailey Howell 92.2 14.0 11.8 11.7 11.3 10.9 10.7 10.1 9.8 8.7 7.6 5.0 3.1
Dominique Wilkins 92.1 12.2 11.4 11.1 10.8 10.5 10.4 9.8 8.4 7.6 7.0 5.8 5.1 3.9 3.4 0.3
Larry Nance 91.5 12.2 10.7 10.5 10.3 10.2 9.8 9.8 8.4 8.0 7.9 6.5 2.8 2.4
Elton Brand 88.9 14.8 13.6 11.5 10.6 9.7 9.4 7.6 7.5 6.1 6.1 3.6 3.5 3.4 0.9 0.5
Pau Gasol 88.8 14.7 13.9 12.0 11.0 8.5 8.4 8.3 8.1 7.6 6.9 6.8 3.7 3.0
Rick Barry 88.7 14.4 12.7 11.1 10.4 10.4 10.2 9.7 9.6 8.5 8.4 8.1 7.8 4.2 3.4
Jerry Lucas 88.2 12.7 11.2 10.5 10.1 9.9 9.5 8.1 7.9 7.8 7.3 3.4
Detlef Schrempf 86.0 12.9 10.4 10.4 9.8 9.0 8.4 8.2 8.1 8.0 5.8 5.2 4.4 4.0 3.6 0.8 0.5
Elgin Baylor 85.7 14.8 14.4 11.5 9.8 8.5 8.0 7.9 7.8 7.2 6.2 4.9 2.6 0.5 0.0

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1976-77 19 MINNESOTA 27 133 241 58 77 218 36 324 .552 .753 12.0 8.1 1.3
1977-78 20 MINNESOTA 26 143 242 54 77 192 27 340 .591 .701 13.1 7.4 1.0
1978-79 21 MINNESOTA 27 202 391 79 96 259 33 483 .517 .823 17.9 9.6 1.2
1979-80 22 MINNESOTA 32 236 416 85 107 281 28 557 .567 .794 17.4 8.8 0.9
Career 112 714 1290 276 357 950 124 1704 .553 .773 15.2 8.5 1.1

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

MVP Award Shares
1985-86 NBA 0.004 (13)
1986-87 NBA 0.334 (4)
1990-91 NBA 0.001 (19)
Career 0.339 (64)

Championships
(Minimum 1 playoff game)
1981 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1984 Boston Celtics (NBA)
1986 Boston Celtics (NBA)

Games
1980-81 NBA 82 (3)
1981-82 NBA 82 (4)
1982-83 NBA 82 (2)
1983-84 NBA 82 (1)
1989-90 NBA 82 (1)

Minutes Played
1986-87 NBA 3060 (8)

Field Goals
1986-87 NBA 790 (6)
Career NBA 6830 (69)
Career 6830 (71)

Free Throws
Career NBA 3634 (88)
Career 3634 (92)

Free Throw Attempts
Career NBA 4554 (97)

Offensive Rebounds
Career NBA 2358 (50)
Career 2358 (58)

Defensive Rebounds
Career NBA 4764 (79)
Career 4764 (86)

Total Rebounds
Career NBA 7122 (93)

Blocks
1980-81 NBA 151 (10)
1981-82 NBA 185 (6)
1982-83 NBA 192 (4)
1986-87 NBA 172 (6)
Career NBA 1690 (25)
Career 1690 (27)

Points
1986-87 NBA 2008 (8)
Career NBA 17335 (77)
Career 17335 (80)

Field Goal Pct
1984-85 NBA .570 (7)
1985-86 NBA .574 (5)
1986-87 NBA .604 (1)
1987-88 NBA .604 (1)
1988-89 NBA .546 (6)
1989-90 NBA .549 (7)
1990-91 NBA .553 (8)
Career NBA .554 (12)
Career .554 (13)

Free Throw Pct
1989-90 NBA .893 (5)

Minutes Per Game
1986-87 NBA 39.7 (4)

Points Per Game
1986-87 NBA 26.1 (6)

Blocks Per Game
1981-82 NBA 2.3 (6)
1982-83 NBA 2.3 (5)
1985-86 NBA 2.0 (10)
1986-87 NBA 2.2 (7)
1990-91 NBA 2.1 (8)
Career NBA 1.7 (29)
Career 1.7 (30)

Player Efficiency Rating
1985-86 NBA 21.6 (9)
1986-87 NBA 24.0 (5)
1987-88 NBA 21.9 (10)
Career NBA 20.0 (61)
Career 20.0 (65)

True Shooting Pct
1984-85 NBA .617 (8)
1985-86 NBA .623 (7)
1986-87 NBA .655 (3)
1987-88 NBA .656 (2)
1988-89 NBA .608 (8)
1989-90 NBA .623 (6)
Career NBA .605 (13)
Career .605 (15)

Effective Field Goal Pct
1984-85 NBA .570 (8)
1985-86 NBA .574 (6)
1986-87 NBA .604 (2)
1987-88 NBA .604 (2)
1988-89 NBA .546 (9)
1989-90 NBA .558 (7)
1990-91 NBA .561 (8)
Career NBA .555 (17)
Career .555 (18)

Offensive Rebound Pct
Career NBA 9.2 (93)

Block Pct
1980-81 NBA 5.1 (4)
1981-82 NBA 4.3 (8)
1982-83 NBA 4.5 (5)
Career NBA 3.2 (53)
Career 3.2 (58)

Offensive Rating
1983-84 NBA 120.3 (6)
1984-85 NBA 122.0 (5)
1985-86 NBA 121.5 (6)
1986-87 NBA 125.3 (2)
1987-88 NBA 126.1 (1)
1988-89 NBA 119.9 (9)
Career NBA 118.5 (10)
Career 118.5 (10)

Offensive Win Shares
1984-85 NBA 7.6 (6)
1985-86 NBA 7.2 (9)
1986-87 NBA 10.8 (3)
1987-88 NBA 8.2 (6)
1988-89 NBA 8.1 (9)
Career NBA 76.0 (40)
Career 76.0 (45)

Win Shares
1983-84 NBA 10.5 (6)
1984-85 NBA 11.0 (8)
1985-86 NBA 11.0 (5)
1986-87 NBA 14.8 (4)
1987-88 NBA 10.2 (10)
Career NBA 113.0 (50)
Career 113.0 (55)

Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1983-84 NBA .196 (5)
1984-85 NBA .199 (5)
1985-86 NBA .220 (4)
1986-87 NBA .232 (4)
1987-88 NBA .205 (7)
Career NBA .180 (33)
Career .180 (36)

Hall of Fame Probability
Career 0.986 (52)

NBA Elo Player Rating
51st (overall) as of Oct 24, 2014, 11:30AM

 

Transactions

June 9, 1980: Traded by the Golden State Warriors (as a future 1980 1st round draft pick) with Robert Parish to the Boston Celtics for a 1980 1st round draft pick (Rickey Brown was later selected) and a 1980 1st round draft pick (Joe Barry Carroll was later selected).

June 10, 1980: Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

Salaries

Season Team Lg Salary
1985-86 Boston Celtics NBA $1,000,000
1987-88 Boston Celtics NBA $1,300,000
1988-89 Boston Celtics NBA $1,300,000
1990-91 Boston Celtics NBA $1,400,000
1991-92 Boston Celtics NBA $3,500,000
1992-93 Boston Celtics NBA $3,500,000
Career (may be incomplete) $12,000,000

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