Kevin Edward McHale is a former American basketball player, Hall of Famer, was the head coach of the Houston Rockets of the NBA until 2015. He played his whole NBA playing career with the Boston Celtics starting at power forward along with Larry Bird.
McHale began working for the Minnesota Timberwolves immediately following his retirement in 1993 (until 2009), at different times, as a TV analyst, general manager, and finally head coach. He was the head coach of the Houston Rockets from 2011-15, until being fired following a 4-7 start to the 2015–16 season. McHale currently works as an on-air analyst for NBA TV and Turner Sports's popular NBA on TNT studio show.