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Brad Stevens: How To Utilize Game Film

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PCA National Advisory Board Member and Head Coach for the Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens (@BCCoachStevens) is known as a positive coach. Before joining the Celtics, Stevens rose to prominence as the preternaturally calm and cool coach of the Butler University basketball team that he led to consecutive NCAA title game appearances.

In this video, Stevens talks about how coaches use game film to help players. First and foremost, it's a great way to show players what they're doing to help make adjustments. It's also used for scouting opponents to help a team prepare. This video was shot hours before the Celtics played against the Golden State Warriors, and Stevens talks about using game film to try to find a way to stop Steph Curry and Klay Thompson.

He also warns that people can get bogged down in game film. There's a window of opportunity for using game film to help an athlete improve, and as Stevens says here, "an appropriate dosage really helps."