Kevin Edward McHale is an American retired basketball player who played his entire professional career for the Boston Celtics. He is widely regarded as one of the best power forwards of all time. He was named to the NBA's 50th Anniversary All-Time Team. He is a 7 time NBA All-Star
the 6 ft 10 in power forward played college basketball for the University of Minnesota with career averages of 15.2 points and 8.5 rebounds per game during his time there from 1976 to 1980, his jersey number(44) was retired by University of Minnesota.
He was drafted by the Boston Celtics with the 3rd pick in the 1980 NBA draft, McHale made an immediate impact and was named to the NBA's All-Rookie First Team in his rookie season, He won an NBA championship in his first year at Boston.
McHale won the Sixth Man of the Year award in the 1983-84 season as Boston won yet another championship, he was named as the Sixth Man of the Year yet again next season but Boston fell short in the NBA Finals vs the Lakers.
He became a full-time starter in the 1985-86 season and helped Celtics win their 16th NBA Championship.
After 1988 his career was plagued by injuries as Boston's era of dominance came to end. The 1992-93 season was his last in the NBA.