Matthew Dellavedova is NBA's dirtiest player, according to poll

Troy Machir, Sporting News

Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova has developed quite the reputation as a dirty player.

Some believe this perception is based on his never-ending hustle and grit, with others believing he is a reckless player. It's hard to ignore the several incidences from the 2015 Playoffs, specifically when he dove into the legs of Hawks guard Kyle Korver, which resulted in a season-ending injury for Korver.

But there was also the Taj Gibson incident, the Al Horford incident and the Draymond Green incident.

Evidence is certainly there. Whether he is a dirty player is up for debate. The Los Angeles Times recently conducted a poll with unidentified players and coaches to determine the NBA's dirtiest player, and Dellavedova garnered the bulk of the votes.

"The 24 people who spoke anonymously — some of them voted for more than one player — listed their top five dirtiest players:

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