Intimidation is defined as intentional behavior that "would cause a person of ordinary sensibilities" fear of injury or harm.These teams took it a step further, displaying behavior that even their peers would deem troubling.Whether it’s fighting, drug-use, appearance, unpredictability, dominance, aggression or a potential injury, these teams caused their opponents a healthy level of fear.All of these teams pushed the envelope, having an effect on the rules in their respective sports.
Rick Mahorn, Dennis Rodman and Bill Laimbeer formed a nasty front court, that could get into the heads of even the best front court players.
Bill Laimbeer was a renown cheap shot artist, perhaps his finest moments came in the 1990 NBA Finals, when he frustrated Portland's big men to the point of tears.
Chuck Daily also known as “Daddy Rich," kept the pack relatively under control, as the head coach.
Detroit held a rare trait, the best players in the world were terrified of playing them.
While their physical play was highly publicized, the mental games they played with opponents had devastating effects.