On This Date in NBA History: October 10, Kevin McHale Made his NBA Debut


May 3, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale reacts after a play during the first quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in game six of the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

1980 – Hall of Fame forward/center Kevin McHale made his NBA debut with the Boston Celtics in their 130-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came off the bench to score 10 points. In McHale’s 13 seasons, he was a three-time NBA champion and seven-time All-Star. He was recently a basketball analyst for NBATV and Turner Sports, but now is the Houston Rockets head coach.

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