Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today, Ethan Sherwood Strauss from ESPN TrueHoop joins Tom & Benyam to chat about the current major talking points surrounding the Golden State Warriors. The boys discuss the Warriors season so far & what we may expect from them in the Playoffs, the expectations that fans, ownership & the media put on the team this season, the defensive influence of Andrew Bogut & Andre Iguodala, the Mark Jackson coaching situation, whether the Warriors are better when playing '#FULLSQUAD', the Warriors locker-room vibe, Bogut's relationship with Harrison Barnes, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, sleeved jerseys & more!

Follow Ethan on twitter: @SherwoodStrauss & check him out over at ESPN.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: s03e44_-_NBA_Talking_Dubs.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:14pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the massive game between the Indiana Pacers & the Miami Heat. The boys talk about how Pacers were able to exploit the Heat's poor post game, Indiana's defense, Roy Hibbert & Paul George's big game & what went wrong for the Heat. Furthermore, the boys chat about the Knicks capitulation against the Lakers, the 76ers continuing to lose, Rookie of the Year contenders, Kevin Durant's huge week, Matthew Dellavedova, Nick Young doing Nick Young kinda things, NBA Live soundtracks & 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: s03e43_-_NBA_I_throw_my_hands_up_in_the_air_sometimes.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:39am EDT

It's Chris Bosh's birthday! So, today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam want to wish the funniest guy in the NBA a happy birthday & chat about the extravagant events that Bosh is holding in Miami to celebrate his 30th. Furthermore, the boys chat about the Toronto Raptors & how important Kyle Lowry & DeMar DeRozan have been to their success this season, DeMarcus Cousins' on-court improvement & growing maturity over the course of the season & the recent injurys to Andrew Bynum, Marc Gasol & Russell Westbrook.

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: s03e42_-_NBA_Happy_Birthday_Chris_Bosh.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:50am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are joined by NBA Australia Editor Simon Legg. The guys chat about the emergence of Anthony Davis, whether he's a top 10 player in the NBA, his personal future development & where the New Orleans Pelicans may be headed in the 'AD Era'. Furthermore, the boys discuss the Brooklyn Nets & the great comeback of Shaun Livingston, Erik Spoelstra starting Greg Oden for the forseeable future, LeBron James' new Sprite flavour, advertisements on jerseys & more!

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: s03e41_-_NBA_The_Skys_The_Limit.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:36am EDT

On today's podcast, Tom & Benyam chat about the New York Knicks signing Phil Jackson as President of Basketball Operations & the challenges that he'll face in the role. Furthermore, the boys chat about the race for the 8th seed in the East between the Knicks & the Atlanta Hawks & whether or not the 76ers will win another game this season. Also, Tom & Benyam ask your twitter questions answering everything from whether David Lee should come off the bench for the Warriors, the best situation for Dante Exum, whether or not there are more than 4 contenders this year through to how to get out of the 'friend zone' & Jeff Adrien's hair.

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: s03e40_-_NBA_The_Friend_Zone.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:02am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about the Memphis Grizzlies 'clawing' themselves into the top 8 in the Western Conference & the importance of Marc Gasol to the team's recent success, Blake Griffin's huge week & his development this season, the recent slumps from the Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder & Indiana Pacers, 6th Man of the Year candidates, corporate yoga, Al Jefferson, Andrew Bogut gee-ing up sophomores & 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: s03e39_-_NBA_Clawing_Grizzlies.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:27am EDT

On today's episode, Nate Duncan from Basketball Insiders joins Tom & Benyam to chat about all the major talking points from the Sloan Sports Analyitics Conference including the hot hand theory & some of the verbatim from the panels. Furthermore, the boys chat about Nate's recent article where he ranks the top 10 players in the NBA, chat about the future of the Chicago Bulls including whether or not they should push for Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency, Phil Jackson's GM rumors & the potential arrival of Nikola Mirotic. Also, the boys chat about whether or not Goran Dragic & the Phoenix Suns threaten anyone in the Playoffs & more!

Follow Nate on twitter @NateDuncanNBA & catch him over at http://basketballinsiders.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: s03e38_-_NBA_Hot_Hands_and_Sizzling_Suns.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:05am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam catch up with #BTHype's US Correspondent Jamieson Welsh who's just got back from Portland after covering the Blazers v Lakers game. The boys chat about the season that the Blazers are having so far, how they may finish off the season, the improvement of LaMarcus Aldridge & the effect that Robin Lopez has on the team. Furthermore, the boys chat about the state of the Lakers, the surprising play of Kent Bazemore, what Free Agent Lakers may be on the roster next season & the future of Pau Gasol.

Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Nick Young, Kendall Marshall & Kent Bazemore & those interviews appear in the show.

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: s03e37_-_NBA_Blaze_and_Baze.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:29am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about the surging Chicago Bulls. The boys chat about what's going right for the Bulls under the leadership & play of Joakim Noah, whether or not we can consider them fringe contenders in the East, Tom Thibodeau, Jimmer Fredette's signing & whether or not we could/should see Derrick Rose sometime before the end of the season. Furthermore, the boys chat Allen Iverson, Adam Silver's thoughts on changes to the Draft & Playoffs, crocodile eating snakes & 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: s03e36_-_NBA_Rampaging_Bulls.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:26am EDT

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