Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On the final #believethehype NBA Podcast of 2012, Tom & Benyam discuss the development of Kyrie Irving over his first two seasons in the NBA. Is he one of the best PGs in the NBA right now? Can he hold a franchise on his back? Furthermore, the boys briefly wrap up the Christmas day games, discuss the Avery Johnson firing & what's next for Brooklyn & also give props to the league leading Los Angeles Clippers. This weeks All NBA Five is New Years parties that NBA Players will be hosting.

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

Direct download: s02e10_-_NBA_Touch_The_S-Kyrie.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:42am EST

Merry Christmas from us at #believethehype! On today's Christmas special, Benyam & Tom preview the marquee NBA Christmas Day matchups of Celticsv Nets, Knicks v Lakers, Thunder v Heat, Rockets v Bulls & Nuggets v Clippers. Plus, the boys discuss what some teams may want for Christmas this year... Furthermore, Tweet of the Week, Into the Toolshed & this weeks All NBA Five is "Santas Little Helpers" - NBA Players that could use their unique skillset to help Santa deliver his presents on time.

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

Direct download: s02e09_-_NBA_Im_Dreamin_of_a_Dwight_Christmas.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 4:13pm EST

This week's episode of #believethehype was a LIVE Video Episode! We are 1/4 through the NBA Season so Tom & Benyam sit down together to talk through what we've seen & what's to come. The boys touch on: The Rookies - who's been good, who's disappointed?  Most Improved Players, The MVP race & what teams are contenders & who are pretenders...

Furthermore, the boys get Australia's first ever "Le Tony Burger" from Quick in France & are put up to a challenge by the viewers to have to eat it... you'll have to see it to believe it!

Thanks to everyone that joined in & watched the episode LIVE! Great to have your feedback & questions during the recording.

**PLEASE NOTE, THE FIRST 30SECS OF THE EPISODE DID NOT RECORD**

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

Direct download: s02e08_-_NBA_Q1_Report.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 4:08pm EST

On today's episode of #believethehype, Benyam & Tom discuss the New York Knicks continued winning ways, even with their star player Carmelo Anthony sidelined throughout the week with a lacerated finger. Furthermore, the boys give props to Kobe Bryant for his 30K milestone, chat about the Thunder's form & players who could be on the trading block. Plus the boys reach into the Mailbag to answer questions that NBA Players have sent into them over the last few weeks...

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

Direct download: s02e07_-_NBA_Slick_Knicks.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:04am EST

This weeks episode of #believethehype, Tom & Benyam discuss the San Antonio Spurs $250K fine for resting their star players, Pau Gasol & his future at the Lakers, Rajon Rondo's suspension, The New Orleans Pelicans, Wizardmania, Harden's return to OKC & much much more... This weeks All NBA Five has a Sesame Street feel to it.

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

Direct download: s02e06_-_NBA_Fines_Suspensions__Pelicans.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:05am EST

This weeks episode of #believethehype, "The Great Thowback Race" is heating up... Tom & Benyam update on where they are at in their race to find either Glenn Robinson or Kenny Walker. Plus the guys chat about the hot topics from the past week in the NBA including the return of Kevin Love, the surprising Bobcats & Andrew Bynum's injury troubles. This weeks All NBA Five is inspired by the new computer game "Dikembe Mutombo's got 4 1/2 Weeks To Save The World as Tom & Benyam try to help Mutombo by pulling together a crack team for him.

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

Direct download: s02e05_-_NBA_Dikembe_Mutombos_Got_4_and_a_Half_Weeks_To_Save_The_World.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:02am EST

On this episode of #believethehype, Benyam & Tom chat about Andrew Bynum's suspect "bowling" injury, the Memphis Grizzlies & New York Knicks' winning start to the season, whether or not the Heat are better without Dwyane Wade, Josh Howard & Shaun Livingston's NBA comebacks & much much more. The boys also update us after week 1 of "The Great Throwback Race" & this weeks All NBA Five is "White Collar Jobs".

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

Direct download: s02e04_-_NBA_Gracelands_Balling_whilst_Bynums_Bowling.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:50am EST

On today's #believethehype Tom & Benyam launch a new segment "The Great Throwback Race" where the boys are racing each-other to try & grab an interivew with a former NBA Player & are trying to raise money for charity along the way. This week Benyam & Tom announce to each-other who their respective Former-NBAers are going to be... For more info on "The Great Throwback Race" & to donate head to believethehypeNBA.com. Furthermore, the boys discuss the firing of Mike Brown & the hiring of Mike D'Antoni, The New York Knicks & San Antonio Spurs' start to the season & more... This weeks All NBA Five is "Players who would want to play for the Nuggets now weed's legal in Denver".

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

Direct download: s02e03_-_NBA_The_Hollywood_Soap_Opera_Continues.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:43am EST

#believethehype is back to our regularly scheduled weekly show this week with all your favourite segments, Tweet of the Week, All NBA Five, Into the Toolshed & Player/Rookie of the week all returning for the first time this season. This week, Tom & Benyam chat about James Harden & the Rocket's starting off the season with a bang, The Lakers troubles, the amazing performance by the Knicks in their home opener against Miami & much much more. Keeping in the spirit of the current festive season, this weeks All NBA Five is "Halloween Villans".

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

Direct download: s02e02_-_NBA_Hurricanes_Halloween__Harden.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:20am EST

This week, Tom & Benyam sit in the same room together for the first time as they break down everything in their NBA Season Preview Extravaganza Episode! The boys break down all 30 teams, from contenders to pretenders, plus go into some of the big storylines for the season along with awards favourites!

**Please note, unfortunately due to recording issues, the first 2 mins of the broadcast is missing... Basically, we just chatted Harden to Houston, there is more discussion on this later on in the podcast also.**

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

Direct download: s02e01_-_NBA_2012-13_Season_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:32am EST