Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam look ahead to the Quarter Finals of the Rio 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournament. The guys break down the four epic match-ups - Serbia v Croatia, France v Spain, Lithuania v Australia and USA v Argentina plus discuss how the remainder of the tournament is going to play out.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e89_-_FIBA_Fever_Quarter_Finals_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:25am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam talk about the biggest story lines from the opening few days of the Olympics. The guys chat about Spain's horror 0-2 start to their campaign, Team USA's domination on the court and BFF life off the court, Croatia's generation next lead by Dario Saric and Mario Hezonja looking like they're legit now and the importance of Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova to Australia's 2-0 start.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e88_-_FIBA_Fever_The_Super_Best_Friends.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:58am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam preview the Rio 2016 Olympic Basketball Tournament, break down who the contenders are and give their medal predictions.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e87_-_FIBA_Fever_Rio_2016_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:53am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam and Jamieson chat about Team USA's first exhibition game in the lead-up to the Rio Olympics against Argentina, USA training camp, how Kevin Durant, Draymond Green and Klay Thompson looked in their first time on the floor together since KD signed with the Warriors, Paul George's return to FIBA basketball, the future of USA basketball in Devin Booker, Aaron Gordon and D'Angelo Russell, the NBA's decision to move All-Star Weekend away from Charlotte and more.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread, @benyamkidane & @theejamieson using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e86_-_NBA_USA_vs_the_World.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:28pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the future of Russell Westbrook at the Oklahoma City Thunder. The guys discuss whether or not the Thunder should trade Russ and what teams may be a good fit and how the moves they've currently made such as rescinding the rights to Dion Waiters means that the Thunder may have a chance to keep Russ and offer him a big slice of the pie next off-season. Furthermore, the guys chat about Denzel Valentine's performance in the fire Summer League Final today, the All-Summer League team and the J.R. Smith/Cavs contract situation.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e85_-_NBA_Much_ado_about_Russell_Westbrook.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:06am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam talk about all the big news from around the NBA in the last week. The guys chat Tim Duncan's retirement and look back at his career, Dwyane Wade signing with the Chicago Bulls and how NBA players have been caught up in the Pokemon Go craze. Furthermore, the guys have a look at the first week of Summer League action and talk about some of the stand-out players including Devin Booker, Norman Powell, D'Angelo Russell, Ben Simmons, Kris Dunn and Thon Maker.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e84_-_NBA_Summer_Summer_Summer_League.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:02am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam discuss the big news in the NBA today in Kevin Durant announcing that he'll sign with the Golden State Warriors. The guys look at what this means for both the Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder along with the Dallas Mavericks, who will acquire both Andrew Bogut and Harrison Barnes from the Warriors.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e83_-_NBA_OK_see_you_later.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about all the recent deals in NBA Free Agency.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e82_-_NBA_Free_Agency_Cash_Bonanza.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:05pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Matthew Dellavedova joins Tom and Benyam to chat about the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship run. Delly talks about how the team was able to come back from a 3-1 hole against the Golden State Warriors off the back of on and off court leadership from LeBron James, the feeling of winning an NBA Championship, whether or not J.R. Smith has put a shirt on yet, the post-Championship celebrations and more. Furthermore, Delly talks about his upcoming Olympic campaign with the Australian Boomers.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e81_-_NBA_Catching_up_with_NBA_Champion_Matthew_Dellavedova.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:54am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the biggest talking points from Thursday's NBA Draft. The guys chat about Philadelphia's near perfect draft by not only selecting Ben Simmons with the number one pick, but also snaring Timothe Luwawu at pick 24 and Furkan Korkmaz with the 26th selection. Furthermore, the guys chat about the Milwaukee Bucks surprising selection of Thon Maker with the 10th pick, the Phoenix Suns 'winning' the draft, the top 5 selections, the Magic/Thunder trade involving Serge Ibaka, Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and Domantas Sabonis, the Timberwolves/Bulls Jimmy Butler trade that fell through and the Knicks/Bulls trade that landed Derrick Rose in New York.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode. Also check out believethehypeNBA.com for more from the podcast.

Direct download: s05e80_-_NBA_Draft_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:44am EDT