2. Kevin McHale
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The 6-foot-10 Kevin McHale is best known as Larry Bird’s front court partner on the legendary Celtics teams of the 1980’s, and a lot of people can’t imagine a time when he wasn’t starting alongside Larry Legend and Robert Parish. Yet for most of his career, the Hall of Famer came off the bench, and in fact he started in less than half of the games during his 13 year career. Still, McHale was named to the All-Star team seven times, including the 1983-84 season that saw him won the first of his consecutive Sixth Man of the Year Awards. That year he averaged 18.4 points and 7.4 rebounds-per-game while starting just 10 games all season, and the following year his production went up, averaging 19.8 points and 9.0 boards. For his career, McHale averaged 17.9 points and 7.3 rebounds while shooting better than 55% from the field, making him not only one of the greatest sixth men in history, but also one of the greatest power forwards.