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Secret Methods of the NBA's Three Best Coaches
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We all know the NBA's best coaches are brilliant basketball instructors and exceptional motivators, but what exactly makes them click?

In addition to the hours of film work, practice sessions and pep talks, there are some unique habits and methods that set these three gurus apart.

Gregg Popovich's discipline, dry humor and detail-oriented in-game approach are widely known, but what about behind the scenes?

How does Erik Spoelstra motivate his collection of stars? What's so special about Tom Thibodeau's methods and lifestyle?

Find out as we unfold the lesser-known tendencies from this elite trio of coaches.

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