Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today on #believethehype, Tom & Benyam look back on yesterday's action packed & hectic NBA Draft Day. The boys recap the first 10 picks & the major trades from the day plus discuss who were the big winners & losers from the day. Furthermore, the boys look into the big free-agency period ahead & chat about major Free Agents such as Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, Andre Igoudala & Josh Smith to see where they may be going. All this plus another episode of Law & Order: Gilbert Arenas Unit, Andrew Bogut's rookie hazing & much much more...

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: s02e53_-_NBA_Draft__Free_Agency_Frenzy.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:55am EDT

#believethehype's reached the 100 milestone!

Today, to celebrate #believethehype's 100th Episode, Tom & Benyam look back on the last 100 shows & give the listeners some feedback into how the show got started & a behind-the-scenes look at what's happend over the last 2 NBA Seasons, including some never before heard stories & events from the #TexasTour, stupid predictions, favourite moments & much much more. Plus, the boys receive some messages from listeners & also answer some of their questions.

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who's listened to us over the last 100 shows! If you've been there from Episode 1 or only got onto us last week it doesn't matter... We thank you for listening & supporting us. If it wasn't for you, we wouldn't be doing this.

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: s02e52_-_NBA_The_100th_Show.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:04am EDT

The Miami Heat are the 2013 NBA Champions! On today's episode Tom & Benyam re-cap an amazing Game 7 where the Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 off the back of an amazing performance by NBA Finals MVP LeBron James where he finished with 37pts & 12rbs to capture the Heat's 2nd Championship in a row & the 3rd for the franchise. Furthermore, the boys discuss what's next for the San Antonio Spurs, 'Three' Wade, wrap-up Bench Watch & break down all the antics from the Miami Heat's after-party at Story Nightclub.

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: s02e51_-_NBA_Finals_Game_7_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:45pm EDT

After an amazing Game 6 of the NBA Finals where the Miami Heat defeated the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 in a nail biting over-time game, today, Tom & Benyam break down all aspects of the game including the back & forth throughout the 1st half, the San Antonio Spurs taking control of the game in the 3rd Quarter, LeBron James' inspiring 4th Quarter comeback campaign, Ray Allen's game-tier at the end of regulation & then Chris Bosh's massive plays on the defensive end in Overtime. This game had it all. Furthermore, the boys preview an exciting Game 7 match-up & discuss what both teams have to do to back up on thursday night. Also, the boys break down the best moves from the bench in Bench Watch.

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: s02e50_-_NBA_Finals_Game_6_Review__Game_7_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

Today's episode of #believethehype NBA Podcast, Tom & Benyam break down the San Antonio Spurs 114-104 NBA Finals Game 5 victory over the Miami Heat to take a 3-2 series lead. The boys chat about the clinical performance by the Spurs including massive games from Manu Ginobili who was starting his first game of the season, Danny Green's huge game from beyond the arc where he broke Ray Allen's record for the most amount of 3pt shots made in an NBA Finals series & what went wrong for the Miami heat including LeBron James' 4th Quarter struggles. Furthermore, the boys break down the 'game within the game' in Bench Watch where we discuss the best towel waves, towel pumps, bum taps, high fives & backseat coaching from the bench of each team. Finally, the boys preview what's to come in Game 6 & what to expect from both teams when the series returns to Miami.

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: s02e49_-_NBA_Finals_Game_5_Review__Game_6_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:54am EDT

On today's #believethehype NBA Finals episode, Tom & Benyam break down Game 4 of the NBA Finals where LeBron James, Dwyane Wade & Chris Bosh all stepped up & lead the Miami Heat to a 109-93 victory over the San Antonio Spurs to square the series at 2-2. The boys chat about the performance of the Heat's 'big 3', the Spurs not finding their rhythm on offense, the Heat's small ball adjustments, Tony Parker's injury & more. Furthermore, the boys preview sunday's Game 5 & chat about what the Spurs have to do to counter the resurgence of the Heat's stars. Plus, also, another NBA Finals edition of 'Bench Watch', where we break down the best from the sideline cheering & support including Juwan Howard's big game that will forever be known as Juwanji.

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: s02e48_-_NBA_Finals_Game_4_Review__Game_5_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:25am EDT

Today on #believethehype, Benyam & Tom break down Game 3 of the NBA Finals where the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 113-77 to take a 2-1 lead in the series. The boys discuss the amazing performances by Gary Neal & Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard's defence on LeBron James, Tony Parker's injury, the Heat's questionable defensive assignments, Mike Miller's shooting display, Tracy McGrady & Patty Mills' garbage time performances & much more... Furthermore, the boys preview Game 4 & discuss what the Heat have to do to come back in the series & should the Spurs be worried about Parker's injury. Finally, of course it wouldn't be an NBA Finals episode without Bench Watch! breaking down all of the towel waving & high-fiving action from on the bench.

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: s02e47_-_NBA_Finals_Game_3_Review__Game_4_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:29am EDT

Today on #believethehype, Benyam & Tom discuss the Miami Heat's 103-84 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The boys chat about the emergence of Mario Chalmers, Udonis Haslem's defense, LeBron James' ability to get his team-mates involved despite his poor shooting throughout the first 3 quarters, "That Block", Danny Green's hot eye from outside, Manu/Duncan/Parker's struggles & more. Furthermore, the boys break down the towel waving & high-fives in "Bench Watch" & try to decypher Metta World Peace's tweets comparing the Miami Heat to a hamburger...

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: s02e46_-_NBA_Finals_Game_2_Review__Game_3_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:55am EDT

On today's episode of #believethehype, Benyam & Tom break down Game 1 of the NBA Finals where the San Antonio Spurs defeated the Miami Heat 92-88 on the road. The boys chat about everything from Tony Parker's amazing game & clutch finish through to LeBron James' triple double. Furthermore, the boys preview Game 2 on Sunday & discuss what the Miami Heat have to do to get 1 back on the Spurs & tie the series. Also, the boys debut their new NBA Finals segment - Bench Watch.

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: s02e45_-_NBA_Finals_Game_1_Review__Game_2_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:03pm EDT

On a special episode today, Tom & Benyam catch up with Golden State Warriors star Andrew Bogut for a chat about last years successful season which saw Andrew come back from a horror run of injuries to help the Warriors make it to the Western Conference Semi Finals. Furthermore, the boys ask Andrew about - the success of his team-mates Steph Curry & David Lee, rookie hazing, his move to California from Milwaukee, off-season plans, leadership & Mark Jackson.

You can follow Andrew on twitter at @andrewbogut.

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: s02e44_-_NBA_Chewing_the_Fat_With_Andrew_Bogut.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:03am EDT