Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down all the big news out of the NBA Playoffs. The guys chat about the Miami Heat sweeping the Charlotte Bobcats & the final ever game of the "Bobcats" before their Hornets namechange,  The Atlanta Hawks big road-win over the Indiana Pacers to take a 3-2 series lead, Manu Ginobili's big game to stear help the San Antonio Spurs square up their series with the Dallas Mavericks & preview the upcoming Wizards v Bulls, Grizzlies v Thunder & Warriors v Clippers match-ups. Furthermore, the guys answer your twitter questions... Covering everything from NBA Playoffs news through to endangered species, movies & the fall of the Roman Empire.

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.

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Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:02am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, US Correspondent Jamieson Welsh joins us from Portland to chat about the Houston Rockets' huge overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers & the hero that was sparingly used rookie Troy Daniels. The boys break down the game, talk about the adjustments that Houston made after their 2 losses at home & chat about how the series is looking moving forward. Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Patrick Beverley post-game & takes part in the media-scrum surrounding Troy Daniels. Those audio clips are available in the show. Also, the boys chat about the two other games from the night in Brooklyn's win over Toronto & the Chicago Bulls victory over the Washington Wizards.

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread, @benyamkidane and @theejamieson 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: s03e53_-_NBA_The_Legend_of_Troy_Daniels.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

This week on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about some of the more intriguing storylines from the Playoffs so far, including the Washington Wizards 2-0 lead over the Chicago Bulls, the San Antonio Spurs sloppy game vs Dallas & LaMarcus Aldridge's back-to-back 40 point games to give the Portland Trail Blazers a commanding 2-0 lead over the Houston Rockets. Furthermore, after you guys, the listeners voted over the last 2 weeks, the results are tallied in & today the guys announce the winners of the the #BTHype awards: Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, 6th Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, Defensive Player of the Year, International Player of the Year, Least Valuable Player, Tool of the Year, Quote of the Year, Tweet of the Year, Instagrammy of the Year & the coveted Gee-Up of the Year!

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: s03e52_-_NBA_2014_Awards_Winners.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:08am EDT

The Playoffs are up & running. So far we've had upsets galore & some great games of basketball. So, today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down all 8 games from the first two days of the post-season. The guys chat about the surprise away victories from Atlanta, Golden State, Brooklyn, Golden State & Washington along with the 'yeah, those went to script wins' from Miami, Oklahoma City & San Antonio. Furthermore, the boys chat about the phenomenon that is 'Couchella', hating on chocolate, Masai Ujiri's WWE moment, Swaggy P being in the dog house with Iggy Azalea, Dante Exum's shoe deal & answer your twitter questions!

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: s03e51_-_NBA_Couchella.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55am EDT

THE PLAYOFFS ARE HERE, YOU GUYS! On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are joined by NBA Australia Editor Simon Legg to preview the 1st round match-ups of the Playoffs. The boys break down all 8 series & give their predictions for how they are going to play out. Furthermore, the boys chat about what potential break-out stars we may see over the next couple of months.

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: s03e50_-_NBA_Playoffs_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam dedicate most of the episode to coaches. The boys chat about the future of Rick Adelman in Minnesota & chat about what non-Playoff coaches may be on the hot-seat. Furthermore, the boys chat about the future of Mark Jackson in Golden State & whether a first round exit may mean his demise. Also, the guys discuss Andrew Bogut's injury, the Mount Rushmore of soft-drinks, Kevin Love's future in Minnesota plus the regular segments, Player/Rookie of the week, Tweet of the Week & Into The Toolshed!

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: s03e49_-_NBA_Coaching_Carousel.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12am EDT

Today on #BTHype, Tom & Benyam chat about the race for the final Playoff spots in the Western Conference & how it's turned into a 'Mini Tournament'. Also, the boys break down the Heat's big win over the Indiana Pacers & chat about how LeBron James, Udonis Haslem & the rest of the Heat were able to shut down the Pacers offensively & hit the Pacers where it hurt... In the paint. Furthermore, the guys chat about Rudy Gay's improvement as a Sacramento King, the Atlanta Hawks eliminating the Knicks from Playoff contention with their win over the Heat, the potential Playoff matchup between the Houston Rockets & the Portland Trail Blazers, Corey Brewer's 51pt performance vs the Rockets, Lamar Odom to the New York Knicks rumors & more!

Don't forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread and @benyamkidane and 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: s03e48_-_NBA_The_Mini_Tourney.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 2:17am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam catch up with #BTHype's US Correspondent Jamieson Welsh who's just got back from Phoenix after covering the Suns v Thunder thriller. The boys chat about the season that the Oklahoma City Thunder & the Phoenix Suns are having so far, what to expect from these teams in the Playoffs, potential match-ups & more! Furthermore, the boys chat about Kevin Durant's 25 point streak, the impact of Caron Butler, Goran Dragic, Gerald Green & more!

Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Scott Brooks, Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Reggie Jackson & Derek Fisher. These 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: s03e47_-_NBA_Enter_The_Dragic.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:40am EDT

On today's show, Tom & Benyam pull together their annual awards nominations for the 2013 NBA Season. The boys pick their shortlist for the following awards: Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, 6th Man of the Year, Most Improved Player, Defensive Player of the Year, International Player of the Year, Least Valuable Player, Tool of the Year, Quote of the Year, Tweet of the Year, Instagrammy of the Year & the coveted Gee-Up of the Year. After pulling together the nominations, now it's your guys turn to head over to believethehypeNBA.com & vote for who sould win the Awards with the winners being announced in a 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: s03e46_-_NBA_2014_Awards_Nominations.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 5:40am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about the polar opposite form of the Indiana Pacers & the San Antonio Spurs... Trying to break down what's going so wrong for the Pacers & what's lead to the Spurs to their 18 game win streak & their turn of form vs the NBA's contenders. Furthermore, the boys chat about Nick Young's 40 point game vs the Trailblazers, whether the Brooklyn Nets are contenders, LeBron James stealing jokes, tattoos & 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: s03e45_-_NBA_Ups__Downs1.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:22am EDT

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