Dirtiest Players in NBA Historyphillysports NBA players all have different approaches to the game of basketball. It just so happens that these guys have a little more of an "aggressive" approach than a lot of other players.
The Top Ten
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Dirtiest Play: Tackling Larry Bird in the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Karate kicking Wally Szczerbiak in the face - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Kicking multiple players (most notably Steven Adams) in their private areas - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Nudging Larry Bird out-of-bounds for no reason in the 1987 Eastern Conference Finals - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Chucking the basketball at Mario Elie's face after his team lost the game - phillysports
Dirtiest play: Intentionally injuring the Spurs' best player in Kawhi Leonard, allowing the Warriors to win the 2017 Western Conference Finals - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Shoving Scottie Pippen out of bounds in the 1991 Eastern Conference Finals - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Deliberately elbowing James Harden in the face - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Knocking J.J. Barea out of the air in the 2011 Playoffs - phillysports
Dirtiest Play: Body slamming Charles Barkley to the floor in the Preseason - phillysports
His so dirty he made the list twice! - htoutlaws2012
Bench-warmer during the Bill Russell Celtics era; his only job was to leap off the bench when trouble loomed, giving and taking punches to make sure nothing happened to any of the Hall of Famers.
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