Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam wrap-up all the major talking points from the last week of NBA action. The guys chat about the race for the 7th and 8th seeds in both the Eastern and Western Conferences, Chris Bosh's unfortunate health issues and what that means for the Miami Heat, the Cavaliers continue to streak and how the team has clicked since Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert have joined the team, the Kendrick Perkins to Cleveland rumors, Larry Sanders' future, Russell Westbrook taking over the World and 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: s04e43_-_NBA_Off_to_the_Playoff_races.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:49am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down all the craziness from the trade deadline. The boys chat about all the major moves and discuss how Goran Dragic will fit in Miami, #TBT with Kevin Garnett in Minnesota, the lowkey best move of the deadline in Aaron Afflalo being shipped to Portland and what the hell are the Philadelphia 76ers doing?

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: s04e42_-_NBA_Did_That_Actually_Happen.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:37pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam, Nick Metallinos from Starting5online and Simon Legg from NBA Australia review all the happenings from last night's NBA All-Star Game that was full of 'almost records'. The guys chat about Russell Westbrook's almost record breaking MVP performance which saw him score 41 points, falling 1 point short of Wilt Chamberlain's record, LeBron falling agonisingly short of taking over Kobe Bryant on the all-time All-Star scoring list and Kyle Korver falling 1 three short of the record of most threes in an All-Star Game. Furthermore, the guys chat about the big news that broke straight after the game that the New York Knicks will buy out Amar'e Stoudemire and Tom chats to Korver post-game about his experience this weekend.

Follow Simon on twitter @Simon_Legg and check him out at NBA Australia at nba.com/Australia and @NBA_AU. Hit up Nick on twitter @NickMetallinos and check him out at starting5online.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: s04e41_-_NBA_All-Star_Game_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:55am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are joined by Simon Legg from NBA.com/Australia and Nick Metallinos from Starting5online to break down all the big talking points from NBA All-Star Friday and Saturday Night. The guys chat about Team Bosh's three-peat in the Shooting Stars, the new format of the Skills Challenge and how Patrick Beverley's win was classic Beverley, Stephen Curry finally getting the job done in an amazing Three Point Shootout and how Zach LaVine has brought the Dunk Contest back to relevancy. Furthermore, the guys talk about Team World's 121-112 win over Team USA in the Rising Stars Challenge and some of the major highlights from that game including Andrew Wiggins' MVP performance, Rudy Gobert's dominant display and the intriguing battle between Dante Exum and Trey Burke.

Follow Simon on twitter @Simon_Legg and check him out at NBA Australia at nba.com/Australia and @NBA_AU. Hit up Nick on twitter @NickMetallinos and check him out at starting5online.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: s04e40_-_NBA_All-Star_Friday__Saturday_Night_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:28am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam look ahead to the NBA All-Star Weekend & preview all the major events including the Rising Stars Challenge, Shooting Stars, Skills Challenge, Three Point Shootout, Slam Dunk Contest and the All-Star Game. Furthermore, the guys chat to Matthew Dellavedova and J.R. Smith about Delly's late call-up to the Rising Stars Challenge and also, as a bonus, Benyam chats to Patty Mills about his season so far.

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: s04e39_-_NBA_All-Star_Weekend_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:20am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are being super cold in the super cold city of Cleveland. The guys chat about the Cavs current streak of winning 13 of their last 14 games & discuss the impact that Kevin Love has when he's being used effectively, What JR Smith adds to the team & more. Furthermore, the guys chat about Blake Griffin being sidelined for 4-6 weeks, Amare Stoudemire potentially on the move, Damian Lillard being named to the Western Conference All-Stars, Mark Cuban challenging Kevin Durant to one-on-one & more!

This episode includes Benyam's exclusive interview with JR Smith post the Cavs 120-105 win over the Lakers.

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: s04e38_-_NBA_BELIEVELAND.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:12pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam are in Atlanta & just caught the top of the standings match-up between the Atlanta Hawks & the Golden State Warriors. The guys break down Atlanta's big 124-116 victory & talk about how both teams are looking so far this season.

Today's episode also includes interviews with Al Horford, Jeff Teague, Kent Bazemore & Andrew Bogut.

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: s04e37_-_NBA_The_Real_All-Star_Game.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down all the big talking points from the last week of NBA action. They guys chat about Damian Lillard "snubbing" the Skills Challenge, the injury bug in Texas that'll see Rajon Rondo & Dwight Howard miss some time, Trade Deadline rumors, Trey Burke moving to the bench, Joe Lacob embrasing the Warriors paying the luxury tax, Kyrie Irving's big week & 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: s04e36_-_NBA_Aint_Checkin_for_Skills_Challenge.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:24am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about whether or not players like Damian Lillard, Kyle Korver, Mike Conley & Nikola Vucevic should feel robbed after being "snubbed" from the NBA All-Star Game. Furthermore, the guys chat about Hassan Whiteside's huge week & emergence as a legit NBA starter & how Kyrie Irving's huge scoring output, including 55 points vs Sacramento & his improved defensive effort has helped contribute to the Cleveland Cavaliers 9 game win streak.

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: s04e35_-_NBA_Snubs.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:05pm EDT

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