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John Havlicek vs. Kevin McHale Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Kevin McHale and John Havlicek that includes championships won, honors and awards obtained, regular season and playoffs stats and other data put side by side.

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Who scored more points in his career? Who averaged more points in playoffs? Who won more championships? Who led the season more times? Who won more MVP awards? Those questions and many more, are answered here. It includes NBA Championships, seasons, playoffs, awards, statistical data for points, rebounds, assists, steals, blocks and percentages.

Head-To-Head Career Comparison

NBA Timeline:
1946-47
2019-20
John Havlicek:
1963 to 1978
Kevin McHale:
1981 to 1993

NBA Championships and Seasons

John Havlicek 8
Kevin McHale 3
John Havlicek 16
Kevin McHale 13
John Havlicek 13
Kevin McHale 13
John Havlicek 13
Kevin McHale 7

Honors and Awards

John Havlicek 1 *
Kevin McHale 0
John Havlicek 4
Kevin McHale 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 11
Kevin McHale 1
John Havlicek 5 *
Kevin McHale 3
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
John Havlicek 8
Kevin McHale 6
* Notes: Finals MVP and Defensive Teams awarded since 1968-69.

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 20.8
Kevin McHale 17.9

John Havlicek 6.3
Kevin McHale 7.3

John Havlicek 4.8
Kevin McHale 1.7

John Havlicek 1.2
*
Kevin McHale 0.4

John Havlicek 0.3
*
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 26,395
Kevin McHale 17,335

John Havlicek 8,007
Kevin McHale 7,122

John Havlicek 6,114
Kevin McHale 1,670

John Havlicek 476
*
Kevin McHale 344

John Havlicek 117
*
Kevin McHale 1,690

John Havlicek 1,270
Kevin McHale 971

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .439
Kevin McHale .554

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Kevin McHale .261

Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .815
Kevin McHale .798

Best Season (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 28.9
(1971)
Kevin McHale 26.1
(1987)

John Havlicek 9.0
(1971)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1987)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1971)
Kevin McHale 2.7
(1988)

John Havlicek 1.3
(1975)
*
Kevin McHale 0.5
(1987)

John Havlicek 0.4
(1974)
*
Kevin McHale 2.3
(1983)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

John Havlicek 22.0
Kevin McHale 18.8

John Havlicek 6.9
Kevin McHale 7.4

John Havlicek 4.8
Kevin McHale 1.6

John Havlicek 1.1
*
Kevin McHale 0.4

John Havlicek 0.3
*
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

John Havlicek 3,776
Kevin McHale 3,182

John Havlicek 1,186
Kevin McHale 1,253

John Havlicek 825
Kevin McHale 274

John Havlicek 60
*
Kevin McHale 65

John Havlicek 16
*
Kevin McHale 281

John Havlicek 172
Kevin McHale 169

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
John Havlicek .436
Kevin McHale .561

3-Point Percentage
John Havlicek -
n/a **
Kevin McHale .381

Free Throw Percentage
John Havlicek .836
Kevin McHale .788

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

John Havlicek 27.4
(1967)
Kevin McHale 25.4
(1988)

John Havlicek 9.9
(1969)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1985)

John Havlicek 7.5
(1968)
Kevin McHale 3.0
(1989)

John Havlicek 1.5
(1975)
*
Kevin McHale 0.6
(1985)

John Havlicek 0.4
(1977)
*
Kevin McHale 2.4
(1986)

Notes: * Blocks and steals started to be recorded in 1973-74. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
** Three-point shots were implemented in 1979-80, this player has no data for the stat.
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