Skip to content

Peers vote Clippers’ Reggie Evans dirtiest player in league

Apr 25, 2012, 12:53 PM EST

Reggie Evans, Jonas Jerebko AP

Reggie Evans has long had a reputation as one of the league’s dirtiest players — just ask Chris Kaman. He can answer is a high-pitched voice.

Sports Illustrated recently did its annual poll of NBA players (118 of them) and among the questions was “who is the dirtiest player in the NBA?”

Evans won going away with 37 percent of the vote. Kevin Garnett and Metta World Peace tied for second with 9 percent. It should be noted that this poll was taken well before World Peace’s flying elbow off the top turnbuckle upside the head of James Harden.

Rounding out the top five are the now retired Jeff Foster (5 percent) and the Clippers Chris Paul (4 percent).

It’s going to be interesting in the first round of the playoffs to see how the Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol — the fantastic front like of Memphis’ — deals with Reggie Evans. And visa vera.

Latest Posts
  1. Michael Jordan’s message to Kobe Bryant: “Go get Karl”

    Dec 26, 2014, 4:29 PM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v Minnesota Timberwolves Getty Images

    At 25 points a game it would still take Kobe 182 games to catch Malone. That’s not likely.

  2. Carmelo Anthony on the Knicks: “The fans are dying, we’re dying”

    Dec 26, 2014, 3:00 PM EST

    Washington Wizards v New York Knicks Getty Images

    Knicks fans are going to need to be patient, something New Yorkers have long been know for. *cough*

  3. Spencer Hawes Christmas Day suit was…. well, you should just see it (VIDEO)

    Dec 26, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Spencer Hawes AP

    Well, you don’t see that every day. Fortunately.

  4. Clippers win ‘nice, boring’ Christmas Day battle with Warriors

    Dec 26, 2014, 2:56 AM EST

    Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Clippers AP

    The flagrant fouls and ejections we’ve come to expect from these teams were non-existent, as L.A. came away with a “signature win” over the league-leading Warriors.

  5. Pau Gasol shines in his first matchup with the Lakers

    Dec 25, 2014, 11:48 PM EST

    Chicago Bulls v Atlanta Hawks Getty Images

    The Bulls blew out the Lakers on Christmas.

  6. Miami fans give LeBron warm welcome, Heat team not so much in upset win

    Dec 25, 2014, 11:31 PM EST

    Dwyane Wade, LeBron James Dwyane Wade, LeBron James

    Wade was brilliant… for a half, anyway. But that was enough.

  7. Kobe Bryant sits out Lakers’ Christmas Day matchup with Bulls

    Dec 25, 2014, 9:24 PM EST

    Los Angeles Lakers v Chicago Bulls Los Angeles Lakers v Chicago Bulls

    Bryant misses his second straight game simply due to a need for rest.

  8. Russell Westbrook inspires Thunder to skid-stopping win over Spurs

    Dec 25, 2014, 6:46 PM EST

    Oklahoma City Thunder v San Antonio Spurs Getty Images

    With Kevin Durant out, Westbrook puts Oklahoma City on his back, elevates Steven Adams and helps produce 114-106 victory

  9. From Gregg Popovich down, Spurs relying on patience

    Dec 25, 2014, 6:10 PM EST

    San Antonio Spurs v Denver Nuggets Getty Images

    Scott Brooks: Kevin Durant ‘could not go if he wanted to go’

  10. John Wall looks like All-Star, Knicks look like the Knicks, Wizards cruise to win

    Dec 25, 2014, 4:15 PM EST

    John Wall, Jose Calderon, Samuel Dalembert AP

    Washington was never threatened after the first quarter.

  11. LeBron James, Stephen Curry leading in early All-Star voting returns

    Dec 25, 2014, 12:30 PM EST

    2014 Sears Shooting Stars Competition Getty Images

    Kevin Durant would not start as of right now, but expect that to change once he starts playing again.

Featured video

Who will land Josh Smith?
Top 10 NBA Player Searches
  1. K. Durant (9294)
  2. K. Martin (7133)
  3. K. Bryant (7119)
  4. K. Leonard (6855)
  5. C. Bosh (6596)
  1. D. Williams (6557)
  2. T. Jones (6309)
  3. J. Smith (6216)
  4. T. Parker (6148)
  5. D. Rose (6085)