Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast (general)

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the intriguing match-up today between two of the league's best young big-men in Karl-Anthony Towns and Nikola Jokic. Furthermore, the guys chat about the Milwaukee Bucks benching Jabari Parker for letting out what happened in a team only meeting, Blake Griffin's impending return and talk about some of the trade rumors involving Reggie Jackson, Ricky Rubio, Rajon Rondo and Nikola Mirotic.

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: s06e21_-_NBA_KAT_x_Jokic.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:50am EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about Dwight Howard saying that he'd be open to return to the Orlando Magic. The guys discuss whether or not the Magic would be interested, if it's a good situation and where else he may wind up in next season. Furthermore, the guys chat about Hassan Whiteside's upcoming free agency and if the Miami Heat will offer him the max, how Nike lost Stephen Curry to Under Armour, if this season's Atlanta Hawks have a better chance at success than last season's 60 win team, Easter Eggs, People vs OJ Simpson 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: s05e47_-_NBA_Dwight_wants_a_homecoming.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Nick Metallinos (Starting5), Fred Katz (Fox Sports) and Moke Hamilton (Basketball Insiders) joins Tom Read and Benyam Kidane in Toronto to wrap up the 2016 NBA All-Star Game and chat about Kobe Bryant's impact on the current generation of NBA players.

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: s05e36_-_NBA_All-Star_Game_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about how the Los Angeles Clippers have rattled off an impressive nine game win streak, eight since Blake Griffin's injury. Also, the guys chat about Damian Lillard's huge game last night to beat the Thunder, what the Cavs may do with Timofey Mozgov, the future of the Brooklyn Nets since firing Lionel Hollins, DeMar DeRozan's potential free agency and J.R. Smith bombing threes from every which angle.

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: s05e28_-_NBA_Win_City.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32am EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about Stephen Curry's huge 40 point performance to help the Golden State Warriors come from behind to beat the New Orleans Pelicans in overtime to take a 3-0 series lead, the impact that Derrick Rose is having as the Chicago Bulls look to close out the Milwaukee Bucks, LeBron James and Kevin Love's big game 3 against the Boston Celtics and how the Cavs were able to shut down Isaiah Thomas, Scott Brooks' firing and potential OKC Thunder coaching candidates and Kawhi Leonard taking out Defensive Player of the Year over Draymond Green in a super close vote.

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: s04e62_-_NBA_ALL_CAPS_STEPH_CURRY.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:46pm EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom, Benyam and Jamieson chat about the future, both short and long term, of the Oklahoma City Thunder with the news that Kevin Durant may miss the rest of the season, James Harden's 50 point performance, the "tank race" to the #1 Draft Pick and the Utah Jazz's turnaround.

Furthermore, Jamieson catches up with Rodney Hood and Rudy Gobert for a chat about the Jazz's recent form and also Joe Ingles for a chat about the Jazz and why you should be NOWHERE near the road when Dante Exum is driving now that he has a drivers license.

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: s04e49_-_NBA_Harden_than_you_think.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:19am EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam wrap up the biggest stories from the last week. The guys chat about Wesley Matthews's achilles injury and what that means to the Portland Trail Blazers, the Utah Jazz being sneaky good over the last few weeks and how the Enes Kanter trade has benefited both Kanter and Rudy Gobert and whether or not the NBA should consider a shorter season? All that plus the New York Knicks considering trading their draft pick, how the nine first year NBA coaches from 2013 are going 18 months into their jobs plus the regular segments player/rookie of the week, Into the Toolshed and Tweet of the Week!

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: s04e46_-_NBA_Injuries_suck_you_guys.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26am EST

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 EST

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 EST

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 EST