There are many ways that an NBA team can intimidate its opponent. Perhaps the easiest way to do so is to create an experience for its home fans that generates energy and excitement throughout the arena.
Most of the teams in the playoffs are masters at doing just that, and the edge provided by a wild, intense crowd of supporters may be just enough to throw the opposing team off its respective game. It's no mistake that the franchises with the best home records are usually the ones fighting for the Larry O'Brien Trophy at the end of the season.
But what team wins the award for the most intimidating playoff atmosphere in the NBA? Click through the slideshow to find out.