Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Leigh Ellis from NBATV's The Starters returns to the podcast today for a chat about all the latest NBA news & notes. The boys chat about Eric Bledsoe's new 5 year $70million contract with the Phoenix Suns & how Tom & Benyam have egg on their face after only 5 days ago, going super negative on Rich Paul. Furthermore, the guys chat about Dante Exum & the exciting but young Utah Jazz & have a look at the top teams in the Southeast Division & what we should expect from the Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets & Washington Wizards this season.

Follow Leigh on twitter @LeighEllis & catch him on The Starters on NBATV, with the new season returning on the 13th October & at nba.com/thestarters.

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: s03e93_-_NBA_This_is_Rich_Pauls_world..._youre_just_living_in_it.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:31pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down the Eric Bledsoe situation & discuss whether there's any chance that he could wind up with the Minnesota Timberwolves who offered him a max deal this week. (Spoiler Alert: There isn't any chance). The guys chat about how it's gotten to the 21st September & Bledsoe still doesn't have a deal, his immediate future & more. Furthermore, the boys talk about extension chat surrounding Ricky Rubio, Jimmy Butler, Kenneth Faried, Klay Thompson & Tristan Thompson, Rex Chapman's arrest plus who should we expect to have breakout NBA seasons after the FIBA World Cup

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: s03e92_-_NBA_Bledoe.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:08am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Nate Duncan from Basketball Insiders joins Tom & Benyam to preview the Final of the FIBA World Cup between the United States & Serbia. The guys discuss Milos Teodosic's awesome World Cup so far & whether or not he's shaken the choker tag, what Serbia could do to trouble the USA, USA's unheralded defense & more. Furthermore, the guys chat about how to fix tanking in FIBA tournaments, what we saw from Serbia's big win over France & the French's performance against Spain.

Follow Nate on twitter @NateDuncanNBA & check him out 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: s03e91_-_FIBA_Fever_Final_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:58pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype's FIBA Fever Podcast, Tom & Benyam look ahead to the 2014 World Cup Quarter Final stage. The boys break down the match-up between Spain & France, Brazil & Serbia, USA & Slovenia and Lithuania & Turkey. Furthermore, the guys chat about what players have impressed them so far this World Cup. Also, the guys talk about the latest from the Australian 'tanking' situation... Discussing what the outcome could be, whether or not it's warranted, why Australia should be considered innocent until proven guilty & whether FIBA needs to take notice & change the structure of their tournaments to prevent situations like this happening again...

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: s03e90_-_FIBA_Fever_Quarter_Finals_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:59pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Sam Meyerkopf from EuroleagueAdventures.com joins Tom & Benyam to chat about the World Cup. Sam's in Gran Canaria, so the guys have a chat about how Group D is playing out, discussing Australia's interesting loss to Angola, the future of the Australian National Team, how Slovenia & Lithuania have been performing & the outlook for these teams moving towards the knock-out stages. Furthermore, Tom & Benyam chat about Team USA's tournament so far, how awesome Spain have looked, #SummerOfBlatche, Boris Diaw's selfie game & more!

Follow Sam on twitter at @HoopLikeDrazen & check him out at http://EuroleagueAdventures.com & @Euro_Adventures

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: s03e89_-_FIBA_Fever_Playing_the_Tournament_Game.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:17am EDT

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