Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers forcing game sevens against the Charlotte Hornets and Toronto Raptors respectively. The guys discuss Paul George's massive game six including a capitulation of DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, Dwyane Wade turning back the clock, Kemba Walker's 37 points and run that brought the Hornets back in the game and Purple Shirt Guy. Furthermore, the guys chat about the Portland Trail Blazers 4-2 series win over the Los Angeles Clippers, Austin Rivers becoming a fan favorite, Luke Walton to the Lakers, Views 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: s05e59_-_NBA_Game_Sevens.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 2:13am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam and Jamieson chat about the Portland Trail Blazers' home win in game three of their Western Conference First Round series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The guys discuss Mason Plumlee's 21 rebound, nine assist podium game, Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick's offensive struggles and C.J. McCollum and Damian Lillard going off offensively for the Blazers. Furthermore, the guys chat about Stephen Curry's knee injury, Frank Kaminsky's big night leading the Batum-less Hornets to a game three win over the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers squaring their series against the Toronto Raptors.

Also, Jamieson catches up with Ed Davis and Al-Farouq Aminu for a chat after the Blazers/Clippers game and those interviews appear in this 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: s05e58_-_NBA_Plum_Dog_Reboundair.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:35pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about Tom Thibodeau (Timberwolves) and Scott Brooks (Wizards) new appointments and what that means for each franchise. Furthermore, the guys look back at today's three Playoff games including Isaiah Thomas' 42 point, one punch performance against the Atlanta Hawks, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James and Kevin Love's in-sync play against the Detroit Pistons and about 30 seconds on the Spurs/Grizzlies game, which was probably 30 seconds too much.

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: s05e57_-_NBA_Thiberwolves.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:50pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam announce the winners of the BTHype NBA Awards. Thanks to everyone who went over to believethehypeNBA.com and voted on them! Furthermore, the guys chat about Jamal Crawford winning his third Sixth Man of the Year award, NBA announcing that advertising patches will appear on jerseys from next season and the Al Horford/Paul Millsap block party in the Atlanta Hawks win over the Boston Celtics today.

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: s05e56_-_NBA_BTHype_Award_Winners.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam and Jamieson chat about the opening two days of the NBA Playoffs. The guys chat about the box of chocolates that is the Houston Rockets, Steph Curry's ankle injury, the Cavs getting Kevin Love going, Damian Lillard's struggles against the Clippers and Blake Griffin looking really good, the important Isaiah Thomas/Jeff Teague mach-up in the Boston/Atlanta series, the Hornets having no answer for Hassan Whiteside and Playoff Paul George being back.

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: s05e55_-_NBA_Box_Of_Chocolates.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:10am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Josh Lloyd from Red Rock Fantasy Basketball Podcast joins Tom and Benyam to break down the first round Playoff match-ups.

Follow Josh on twitter @redrock_bball and catch him at RedRockBasketball.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: s05e54_-_NBA_Playoffs_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 8:36pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the two massive NBA games last night - Kobe Bryant's 60 point performance as he lead the Lakers to a win over the Jazz in his final NBA game and the Golden State Warriors beating the Memphis Grizzlies to finish the season 73-9 whilst Steph Curry broke the 400 made threes in an NBA season barrier.

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: s05e53_-_NBA_Witnessing_History.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the Golden State Warriors huge win in San Antonio to equal the 1996 Chicago Bulls 72 win record. Furthermore, the guys chat about Karl-Anthony Towns, Sam Hinkie leaving the Philadelphia 76ers and the Chicago Bulls missing the Playoffs.

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: s05e52_-_NBA_Seventy_Two.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:13pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam put together their nominations for the #BTHype NBA Awards in the categories of Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Most Improved Player, Sixth Man of the Year, International Player of the Year and Least Valuable Player. Furthermore, the guys chat about Villanova's win over North Carolina in the NCAA Championship Game, a big day for Crying Jordan and Allen Iverson, Yao Ming and Shaquille O'Neal headlining the 2016 Hall of Fame class.

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: s05e51_-_NBA_2016_Award_Nominations.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:42pm EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the interesting story lines coming up in the final week and a half of the regular season. The guys discuss the final six games of Kobe Bryant's NBA career, the San Antonio Spurs quest for a 41-0 season at home and the Golden State Warriors pushing for 73 wins. Furthermore, the boys chat about Thon Maker declaring for the NBA Draft, Blake Griffin's return and the Cavs win over Charlotte.

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: s05e50_-_NBA_A_Big_Weeks_A_Comin.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:06pm EDT