Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

Today on Believe The Hype, Jared Zwerling from Bleacher Report joins Tom and Benyam for a chat about how the off-season has treated the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat. The guys discuss how Kristaps Porzingis looked during Summer League and what to expect from him this season, the Knicks acquisitions of Arron Afflalo, Robin Lopez, Kyle O'Quinn and Derrick Williams, the future of Carmelo Anthony in New York, the Cavs confirming and finalizing the return of key guys such as LeBron James, Kevin Love, Matthew Dellavedova, Tristan Thompson and J.R. Smith, how a full strength Miami Heat team may look in 2015/16, the growth of the NBA the last few years and more!

Follow Jared on twitter: @JaredZwerling and check out his work at Bleacher Report.

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: s04e96_-_NBA_Kristaps_or_how_I_learned_to_stop_worrying__love_the_East.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:15pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Nate Duncan from the Dunc'd On Podcast joins Tom and Benyam for a chat about some of the big moves in the Western Conference over the course of free agency. The guys talk about how the Spurs signing LaMarcus Aldridge and David West and Houston making a trade for Ty Lawson and the Clippers bringing back DeAndre Jordan along with bringing in Paul Pierce, Lance Stephenson and Josh Smith elevates them into the conversation with the Warriors as the 'best in the West'. Furthermore, the guys chat about the underrated trade by the Portland Trail Blazers for Noah Vonleh, the Sacramento Kings doing Sacramento Kings kinda things, the Lakers pretty good off season haul, Enes Kanter and more!

Follow Nate on twitter: @NateDuncanNBA and check out the Dunc'd On Podcast on iTunes and at RealGM.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: s04e95_-_NBA_Upgrades_in_the_West.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:01pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam are joined by #BTHype's West Coast Correspondent Jamieson Welsh from Summer League in Las Vegas. The guys chat about the awesome Summer League form of Seth Curry and whether or not he'll spend some more time with the Pelicans in the season proper, Scottie Wilbekin signing a four year deal with the Philadelphia 76ers, Bobby Portis, Cameron Bairstow and the deep Chicago Bulls front-line, Kelly Oubre's exciting future in Washington and more!

Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Bairstow and Robert Upshaw with those interviews apperaing in the episode.

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: s04e94_-_NBA_Vegasing.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:40am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam are joined by #BTHype's West Coast Correspondent Jamieson Welsh from Summer League in Las Vegas. The guys chat about who's surprised so far, how the Lakers guards of D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson are looking, Jahlil Okafor's nice start to his pro career, Knicks fans starting to like Kristaps Porzingis, Emmanuel Mudiay's fire campaign, Aussies Ryan Broekhoff and Brock Motum, the play of Raptors guards Norman Powell and Delon Wright and more!

Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Broekhoff, Motum, Powell and Wright with those interviews appearing in the episode.

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: s04e93_-_NBA_Summer_League_Takes.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:18am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the amazing day and situation surrounding DeAndre Jordan agreeing to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers. The guys chat about everything from the emoji war through to the Clippers 'barricading' themselves in DJ's house, Paul Pierce and Blake Griffin's strong prank games, plus the effect that this will have on both the Clippers and the Dallas Mavericks. Furthermore, the guys chat about Deron Williams, the Portland Trail Blazers' 4 year $70m offer sheet for Enes Kanter and what the Oklahoma City Thunder should do, Jeremy Lin to the Charlotte Hornets, the NBAPA Awards 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: s04e92_-_NBA_Glass_case_of_emojis.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:41pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Aron Baynes catches up with us for a chat. Aron speaks about his new deal that he's agreed to in principal with the Detroit Pistons and how he's looking forward to the new challenge, increased leadership and moving onto the next chapter of his NBA career, his basketball camps, State of Origin, leaving the Spurs and his off-season surgery that will see him miss the FIBA Oceania Series with the Australian Boomers. Furthermore, Tom and Benyam have a chat about how he'll fit into the Pistons system.

Follow Aron on twitter: @aronbaynes.

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: s04e91_-_NBA_Catching_up_with_the_Big_Banger_Aron_Baynes.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:33am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam run through all the latest free agency moves and rumours. The guys chat about LaMarcus Aldridge signing with the Spurs, the demise of the Trail Blazers, DeAndre Jordan heading to Dallas, the Knicks semi-ok free agency period, Raptor DeMarre Carroll, big names like Kevin Love, Kawhi Leonard, Jimmy Butler, Dwyane Wade,  Goran Dragic, Draymond Green, Paul Millsap and Tim Duncan returning to their respective teams, the Milwaukee Bucks signing Greg Monroe and re-signing Khris Middleton and their super fun small-ball line-up, Monta Ellis Pacers all, Rajon Rondo to the Sacramento Kings, plus heaps of other moves, the importance of a fruit platter in free agent meetings, billboards, why Detroit will love Aron Baynes 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: s04e90_-_NBA_New_Beginnings.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:52pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Ryan Broekhoff from the Denver Nuggets Summer League team and the Australian Boomers joins Tom and Benyam for a chat. Ryan speaks about his upcoming commitments at Las Vegas Summer League with the Nuggets, his mini-camp with the Toronto Raptors, his Turkish All-Star season with Besiktas, passionate fans selling T-shirts with his face on them, his National Team commitments for the upcoming FIBA Oceania Series and more!

Follow Ryan on twitter: @RBroekhoff25.

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: s04e89_-_NBA_Chewing_the_fat_with_Ryan_Broekhoff.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:29pm EDT

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