1: Behind the Whistles starts with a deep dive into the NBA's most notorious players. From on-court scuffles to trash-talking, these athletes have left their mark.

2: Bill Laimbeer, known for his physical play, tops the list as one of the dirtiest players in NBA history. His aggressive style led to multiple ejections and fines.

3: Ron Artest, now known as Metta World Peace, gained notoriety for his role in the infamous "Malice at the Palace" brawl. His temper often led to wild outbursts.

4: Dennis Rodman, the eccentric rebounding machine, was no stranger to controversy. His antics on and off the court earned him a reputation as a dirty player.

5: Latrell Sprewell's volatile behavior and confrontational style landed him on the list of the NBA's dirtiest players. His temper often got the best of him.

6: Bruce Bowen, a defensive specialist, was known for his aggressive tactics on the court. His reputation as a "dirty" player stemmed from his physical play.

7: Kevin Garnett, beloved by fans for his intensity, was also known for his dirty tricks on the court. His trash-talking and physical play often crossed the line.

8: Rasheed Wallace, with his fiery temper and technical fouls, was a staple on the list of the NBA's dirtiest players. His confrontational style made him a target for referees.

9: Metta World Peace was not afraid to mix it up with his opponents, earning him a spot on the list of the NBA's dirtiest players. His aggressive style often led to altercations.