Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are joined by NBA Australia Editor Simon Legg. The boys break down the Oklahoma City Thunder's big win over the Miami Heat, iPhone Software Updates & Dante Exum declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft. Furthermore, the guys speak about the recent All Star Weekend announcements for the Celebrity Game & the Rising Stars Challenge rosters & talk about what guys will probably be snubbed from tomorrow's All Star Game reserves announcement but probably should have got a look in.

Follow Simon on twitter at @Simon_Legg plus catch him over at @NBA_AU & au.nba.com.

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: s03e27_-_NBA_Derek_Fishers_iPhone_Software_Update.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:22am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype... Tom, Benyam & Jamieson Welsh discuss the San Antonio Spurs worrying 1-10 record vs the top teams in the NBA & whether it's something that should cause concern for the team. The boys discuss what moves the Spurs should look at making including aquiring free agent Andrew Bynum. Furthermore, the guys chat about the NBA All Star Starters, Carmelo Anthony's 62 point game in MSG, Terrence Ross' 51 points vs the Los Angeles Clippers & the general high scoring production we've seen throughout January.

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: s03e26_-_NBA_Struggling_Spurs.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:36am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about the revitalised Brooklyn Nets & discuss how the return of Andrei Kirilenko & moving Kevin Garnett to the Center have helped their recent 9-1 start to 2014. Furthermore, the boys discuss the Chicago Bulls recent form off the back of the great play from Joakim Noah, DJ Augustin & Taj Gibson. All that plus Pierre the Pelican, Team USA's 28 man squad, Kevin Garnett, R.Kelly & more! This weeks All NBA Five is players you'd like to see have a segment on Spike Lee's new NBA XM Radio Show...

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: s03e25_-_NBA_Brooklyns_Back.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:50am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam look ahead to the All Star Saturday Night & discuss who they would like to see taking part in the 3 major events - The Dunk Contest, 3 Point Shootout & the Skills Challenge. Also, the boys create a new event, the NBA Triathlon which is pulling together a group of NBA guys to contest all 3 events. Furthermore, they discuss Kevin Durant's huge week, including his 54 point performance vs the Golden State Warriors, his MVP credentials & whether the Boston Celtics should & will trade Rajon Rondo.

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: s03e24_-_NBA_The_NBA_Triathlon.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam wrap up all the major storylines from the last week of NBA action. The boys break down the Celtics, Warriors & Heat three-way trade & discuss what it means for all 3 franchises plus chat about the long & short-term future of the Boston Celtics & Rajon Rondo. Furthermore, the boys discuss Nick Young's 5-on-1 fight against the Phoenix Suns & the Lakers not coming to his aid, the outlook for the New Orleans Pelicans, Marc Gasol's return, Joe Johnson's nightclub numbers in London, Greg Oden's first game back since 2009, the monthly mailbag & more!

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: s03e23_-_NBA_Five_on_Swag.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:31am EDT

On today's episode, Tom & Benyam are joined by Kristen Ledlow from NBATV's NBA Inside Stuff joins us on todays show for a chat. Kristen chats about the return of Inside Stuff, what it's like working with Grant Hill & the rest of the crew at NBATV, her top moments on the show so far, Grant Hill's dancing comparison & more! Furthermore, Kristen, Tom & Benyam chat about the Atlanta Hawks' season so far, if the Golden State Warriors are legitimate contenders & how the Phoenix Suns will fare post Eric Bledsoe injury.

Follow Kristen on twitter: @KristenLedlow & catch her on NBA Inside Stuff every weekend on NBATV!

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: s03e22_-_NBA_Inside_Inside_Stuff.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:06pm EDT

Today on #BTHype, Tom & Benyam get into the details & analyse yesterday's Luol Deng/Andrew Bynum trade & talk about what it means for the immediate & long-term futures of both the Cleveland Cavaliers & Chicago Bulls plus, what the immediate future may hold for the now waived Bynum. Furthermore, the boys discuss whether Paul George is a legitimate Most Improved Player contender AGAIN after winning the award last season, the Toronto Raptors success post-Rudy Gay, J.R Smith doing J.R Smith things & more! This weeks All NBA Five is Nickname Jerseys we'd like to see.

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: s03e21_-_NBA_A_Win-Win.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:04am EDT

On today's episode, Ben Swanson from SBNation's rufusonfire.com comes back on the show to chat about the surprising success that the Bobcats have seen so far this season. The boys chat about the positive impact that both Steve Clifford's coaching style & defence & Al Jefferson have given to the team, if the team should look to make any deals before the trade-deadline & Cody Zeller's slow start. Furthermore, the boys break down the success that the Bobcats have been having in the NBA hairstyle power rankings due to the great barbershop game of Jeff Adrien & Chris Douglas-Roberts. Finally, the boys discuss the announcement of the new Hornets color-scheme & logos for next year & ask the controvertial mascot question - "With Hugo coming back, what happens to Rufus?!?!"

Follow Ben on twitter @CardboardGerald & read his work at rufusonfire.com 

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: s03e20_-_NBA_Bobcats_on-court_and_barbershop_success.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:20am EDT

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