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Ryan Hollins took the news that he was voted No. 11 in a Sports Illustrated players poll of the NBA’s dirtiest players just like everyone else did:“You said what?”No, seriously.Hollins laughed, shook his head, and noted, “I’ll take that as a compliment, I guess.”The 27-year old center had some Boston Celtics company on the All-Dirty team: Kevin Garnett was No. 2.“If KG is number two, I’ll take that as a compliment,” said Hollins. “I must have frustrated some guys I played against.”Frustrated some opponents, sure. Hollins was once suspended two games for hitting Deshawn Stevenson and, later in the same game, elbowing Dirk Nowitzki in his head. But still, Hollins is unaware of what makes him a dirty player.“I don’t know,” he said, then paused. ”When I play, I try to do things to disrupt the guys I’m playing against — frustrating them, getting under their skin a little bit, taking charges, the little things. Nothing dirty. I don’t want to do anything to hurt anybody, anythi
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