1: Michael Jordan's infamous push-off on Bryon Russell in the 1998 NBA Finals.

2: Kobe Bryant's elbow to the face of Manu Ginobili in the 2008 Olympics.

3: Dennis Rodman's headbutt on a referee during a game in 1996.

4: Shaquille O'Neal's hard foul on Brad Miller in the 2002 playoffs.

5: Allen Iverson's iconic step over Tyronn Lue in the 2001 NBA Finals.

6: Larry Bird's trash-talking exploits leading to on-court scuffles in the 1980s.

7: Charles Barkley's infamous spitting incident with a fan in 1991.

8: Bill Laimbeer's physical play and on-court altercations throughout his career.

9: John Stockton's sly tactics and dirty plays that often went unnoticed by referees.