And here we thought Dirk was one of the nice guys in the league.

Guess that reputation might hold up in other NBA hamlets, but not here.

Not after Monday night.

The Dirk devil blew into The Peake and wreaked some serious havoc. And we're not talking about the kind of chaos he usually causes. This wasn't Dirk hitting all kinds of crazy, beautiful, mystifying shots. This was Dirk shoving and complaining and flopping.

And it almost worked.