Penny Hardaway vs. Kevin McHale Comparison

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

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
2017-18
Penny Hardaway:
1994 to 2008
Kevin McHale:
1981 to 1993

NBA Championships and Seasons

Penny Hardaway 0
Kevin McHale 3
Penny Hardaway 14
Kevin McHale 13
Penny Hardaway 8
Kevin McHale 13
Penny Hardaway 4
Kevin McHale 7

Honors and Awards

Penny Hardaway 2
Kevin McHale 1
All-NBA Teams
(Total Selections)
Penny Hardaway 3
Kevin McHale 1
Penny Hardaway 0
Kevin McHale 3
All-Defensive Teams
(Total Selections)
Penny Hardaway 0
Kevin McHale 6

NBA Regular Season Stats

Stats Per Game

Penny Hardaway 15.2
Kevin McHale 17.9

Penny Hardaway 4.5
Kevin McHale 7.3

Penny Hardaway 5.0
Kevin McHale 1.7

Penny Hardaway 1.6
Kevin McHale 0.4

Penny Hardaway 0.4
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

Penny Hardaway 10,684
Kevin McHale 17,335

Penny Hardaway 3,146
Kevin McHale 7,122

Penny Hardaway 3,525
Kevin McHale 1,670

Penny Hardaway 1,125
Kevin McHale 344

Penny Hardaway 312
Kevin McHale 1,690

Penny Hardaway 704
Kevin McHale 971

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Penny Hardaway .458
Kevin McHale .554

3-Point Percentage
Penny Hardaway .316
Kevin McHale .261

Free Throw Percentage
Penny Hardaway .774
Kevin McHale .798

Best Season (no game minimum)

Penny Hardaway 21.7
(1996)
Kevin McHale 26.1
(1987)

Penny Hardaway 5.8
(2000)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1987)

Penny Hardaway 7.2
(1995)
Kevin McHale 2.7
(1988)

Penny Hardaway 2.3
(1994)
Kevin McHale 0.5
(1987)

Penny Hardaway 0.8
(1998)
Kevin McHale 2.3
(1983)

NBA Playoffs Stats

Stats Per Game

Penny Hardaway 20.4
Kevin McHale 18.8

Penny Hardaway 4.7
Kevin McHale 7.4

Penny Hardaway 6.2
Kevin McHale 1.6

Penny Hardaway 1.9
Kevin McHale 0.4

Penny Hardaway 0.8
Kevin McHale 1.7

Totals Stats

Penny Hardaway 1,304
Kevin McHale 3,182

Penny Hardaway 303
Kevin McHale 1,253

Penny Hardaway 394
Kevin McHale 274

Penny Hardaway 119
Kevin McHale 65

Penny Hardaway 48
Kevin McHale 281

Penny Hardaway 64
Kevin McHale 169

Percentages

Field Goal Percentage
Penny Hardaway .448
Kevin McHale .561

3-Point Percentage
Penny Hardaway .380
Kevin McHale .381

Free Throw Percentage
Penny Hardaway .746
Kevin McHale .788

Best Playoffs (no game minimum)

Penny Hardaway 31.0
(1997)
Kevin McHale 25.4
(1988)

Penny Hardaway 6.7
(1994)
Kevin McHale 9.9
(1985)

Penny Hardaway 7.7
(1995)
Kevin McHale 3.0
(1989)

Penny Hardaway 2.4
(1997)
Kevin McHale 0.6
(1985)

Penny Hardaway 2.0
(1994)
Kevin McHale 2.4
(1986)