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Bob Lanier vs. Kevin McHale Comparison

Head-to-head comparison between the NBA stars Kevin McHale and Bob Lanier 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
2018-19
Bob Lanier:
1971 to 1984
Kevin McHale:
1981 to 1993

NBA Championships and Seasons

Bob Lanier 0
Kevin McHale 3
Bob Lanier 14
Kevin McHale 13
Bob Lanier 9
Kevin McHale 13
Bob Lanier 8
Kevin McHale 7

Honors and Awards

Bob Lanier 0
Kevin McHale 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Lanier 0
Kevin McHale 1
Bob Lanier 0
Kevin McHale 3
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Bob Lanier 0
Kevin McHale 6

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 20.1
Kevin McHale 17.9

Bob Lanier 10.1
Kevin McHale 7.3

Bob Lanier 3.1
Kevin McHale 1.7

Bob Lanier 1.1
*
Kevin McHale 0.4

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 19,248
Kevin McHale 17,335

Bob Lanier 9,698
Kevin McHale 7,122

Bob Lanier 3,007
Kevin McHale 1,670

Bob Lanier 777
*
Kevin McHale 344

Bob Lanier 1,100
*
Kevin McHale 1,690

Bob Lanier 959
Kevin McHale 971

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .514
Kevin McHale .554

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .154
*
Kevin McHale .261

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .767
Kevin McHale .798

Best Season (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 25.7
(1972)
Kevin McHale 26.1
(1987)

Bob Lanier 14.9
(1973)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1987)

Bob Lanier 4.6
(1975)
Kevin McHale 2.7
(1988)

Bob Lanier 1.4
(1974)
*
Kevin McHale 0.5
(1987)

Bob Lanier 3.0
(1974)
*
Kevin McHale 2.3
(1983)

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NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Bob Lanier 18.6
Kevin McHale 18.8

Bob Lanier 9.6
Kevin McHale 7.4

Bob Lanier 3.5
Kevin McHale 1.6

Bob Lanier 0.9
*
Kevin McHale 0.4

Bob Lanier 1.5
*
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

Bob Lanier 1,244
Kevin McHale 3,182

Bob Lanier 645
Kevin McHale 1,253

Bob Lanier 235
Kevin McHale 274

Bob Lanier 62
*
Kevin McHale 65

Bob Lanier 99
*
Kevin McHale 281

Bob Lanier 67
Kevin McHale 169

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Bob Lanier .532
Kevin McHale .561

3-Point Percentage
Bob Lanier .000
*
Kevin McHale .381

Free Throw Percentage
Bob Lanier .768
Kevin McHale .788

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Bob Lanier 28.0
(1977)
Kevin McHale 25.4
(1988)

Bob Lanier 16.7
(1977)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1985)

Bob Lanier 6.3
(1975)
Kevin McHale 3.0
(1989)

Bob Lanier 1.7
(1981)
*
Kevin McHale 0.6
(1985)

Bob Lanier 4.0
(1975)
*
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. Some years in this player's career don't have stats.
 
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