Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Australian Point Guard Dante Exum has been taken with the 5th Pick in the NBA Draft & will officially become a member of the Utah Jazz. Today, Tom took part in a media conference with Dante LIVE from New York via Cisco TelePresence. Dante spoke to Tom & the Australian media about his thoughts on being drafted, the excitement of heading to Utah, what he wants to bring to the team, his future with the Australian National Team, how he's going to be celebrating & 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: s03e74_-_NBA_Dante_Exum_Cisco_TelePresence_Interview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:23pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam preview this weeks' NBA Draft. The boys chat about how Joel Embiid's recent injury issues will effect his stock, Dante Exum rising up the draft boards & where he may go, potential draft day trades surrounding Minnesota Timberwolves & Kevin Love, the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers & the Cleveland Cavaliers. Furthermore, the boys run through how they think the Top 10 picks will look, plus Benyam updates us on life in Brazil.

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: s03e73_-_NBA_Draft_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT

The San Antonio Spurs are your 2013/14 NBA Champions!

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are joined by Simon Legg from NBA Australia to break down Game 5 from the NBA Finals. The boys chat about the dominating performance from the Spurs, their ability to get certain players firing at certain times throughout the series, Kawhi Leonard's Finals MVP performance, the Heat's pre-game adjustments, why LeBron James wasn't getting any help & the short & long term futures of both teams. Furthermore, Tom & Benyam wrap-up #BenchWatch for the series & hand out their Bench MVP.

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: s03e72_-_NBA_Finals_Game_5_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:43am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the San Antonio Spurs' 107-86 victory over the Miami Heat to take a commanding 3-1 series lead & move them to only one win away from the NBA Championship. The boys break down Kawhi Leonard's big game, LeBron James' issues early, his 19 point 3rd quarter & what's wrong with the Heat role players. Furthermore, the guys chat about Patty Mills & Danny Green's importance on the defensive end, "Poetic Justice" Boris Diaw, the Heat's issues with defensive intensity, Dwyane Wade & break down one of the greatest #BenchWatch performances of the modern era. Also, the guys look ahead to Game 5 & talk about what adjustments the Miami Heat will need to make & whether or not the Spurs can close the series out on Sunday.

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: s03e71_-_NBA_Finals_Game_4_Review__Game_5_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:57am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the San Antonio Spurs' 111-92 win over the Miami Heat to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA Finals. The boys chat about Kawhi Leonard's standout performance, Mario Chalmers' dud game, the Spurs' hot shooting & more! Furthermore, the boys break down the best from #BenchWatch & look ahead to Game 4, discussing what adjustments the Miami Heat need to make to even up the series.

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: s03e70_-_NBA_Finals_Game_3_Review__Game_4_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:45am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the Miami Heat's 98-96 win over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The guys chat about LeBron James' huge 35pt performance & bounce back from Game 1, Chris Bosh's clutch plays, the Spurs struggling to find their offensive rhythm, Kawhi Leonard's issues with foul trouble, Mario Chalmers' flagrant on Tony Parker & more! All this plus the boys preview Game 3 in Miami, #BenchWatch & Benyam's in Argentina so the guys also chat about the 'Spurs fever' that's gripping Manu's home country & the raw roller blading scene in Buenos Aires.

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: s03e69_-_NBA_Finals_Game_2_Review__Game_3_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:16am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the San Antonio Spurs 110-95 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The boys chat about the broken air-conditioner in the AT&T Center, LeBron James' cramps & the Heat's inability to respond with LBJ off the court, the impact of the Spurs to have guys like Manu Ginobili, Danny Green & Boris Diaw to step up in important stanzas of the game, Ray Allen jumping out of the gym, Tiago Splitter's post-game & more. Furthermore, the guys preview Game 2 & discuss what the Heat have to do in response. Plus, of course... #BenchWatch returns & the guys talk about who the best performers/celebrators were on the bench.

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: s03e68_-_NBA_Finals_Game_1_Review__Game_2_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:06am EDT

NBA Finals RE-RE-RE-REEEMMMIIIXXX!

The Finals are here & today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam preview the upcoming rematch between the San Antonio Spurs & the two time defending champions, Miami Heat. The boys chat about the impact that Tony Parker's injury may have on the series, some of the key matchups including LeBron James vs Kawhi Leonard, Chris Bosh vs Tim Duncan & Dwyane Wade, the importance of both teams' benches & perimiter players & more! Furthermore, it wouldn't be an NBA Finals without #BenchWatch & the boys preview what to expect over the series in terms of towel waves, hold me backs & high fives...

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: s03e67_-_NBA_Finals_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:54am EDT

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