Many of the remaining 2012 NBA playoff teams would not have come this far without their great home crowds.
The support that home crowds and familiar facilities give to players is something that is difficult to measure. It is telling though that, of the five remaining playoff teams, four ranked in the Top 10 in regular season home winning percentage.
These teams feed off their home crowds, which is a big part of why they are some of the best teams in the league. Here are how the home crowds of the remaining playoff teams stack up against one another: