Top Ten Roughest NBA Players

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The Top Ten

1 Dennis Rodman Dennis Rodman

He would get in your face and everything it's bad - 2storm

2 Charles Oakley

Biggest rear-end in the history of the NBA, and he used it well to get good position under the basket.

3 Charles Barkley Charles Barkley Charles Wade Barkley is an American retired professional basketball player and current analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
4 Wilt Chamberlain Wilt Chamberlain Wilton Norman "Wilt" Chamberlain was an American basketball player . He was born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia and died on October 12, 1999 in Los Angeles due to heart failure . ...read more.

Wilt was not a rough player by nature, he was so huge and beastly strong, he always played with consideration to not hurt the other players, because he knew he would be harshly criticized for it.
As for picking fights, nobody challenged him EVER, but he frequently played the role of peacekeeper simply by stepping in between the two combatants.

5 Bill Laimbeer
6 Kurt Rambis

Legend is that could not actually feel pain.

7 Dwight Howard Dwight Howard Dwight David Howard is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association.
8 Anthony Mason

So sad that he left us; far too young.

He was good rip - 2storm

9 Isaiah Thomas Isiah Lord Thomas III is an American retired basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons in the National Basketball Association.
10 Rick Mahorn

The Contenders

11 Billy Paultz

At 7 feet tall and nearly 400 pounds in the later years of his playing career, its no wonder his nickname was "The Whopper".

12 Moses Malone Moses Malone
13 Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille O'Neal Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal, nicknamed Shaq, is a retired American professional basketball player who is currently an analyst on the television program Inside the NBA.
14 "Jungle Jim" Loscutoff

He was the Boston Celtic's hard-boiled "Hatchet Man", and jumped off the bench to dive into any fight, thus preventing the stars like Russell and Cousy from being penalized or even tossed out of the game.

15 Artis Gilmore
16 Magic Johnson Magic Johnson Earvin "Magic" Johnson Jr. is a retired American professional basketball player who played point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association for 13 seasons.
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