Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast (sport)

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam took to twitter and facebook for a social media mailbag. The guys answered listeners questions on everything from hype around the 2017 NBA Rookie class, if the Philadelphia 76ers can make the Playoffs next season, best performance basketball shoes, Lonzo Ball's sneaker free agency, where Benyam gets his haircut and more!

PROGRAMMING NOTE: The podcast will be going on a well deserved two month break over the summer. It's been six years straight with no break, we've earned this.

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: s06e44_-_NBA_Summer_Mailbag.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:12am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the impressive Summer League performances from Lonzo Ball, Donovan Mitchell, Jayson Tatum and Jonah Bolden, the rumored four way trade that could land Carmelo Anthony in Houston, the Utah Jazz's moves post-Gordon Hayward, the announced NBA rule changes 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: s06e43_-_NBA_Summer_Balling.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:08am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam have a look back at the crazy couple of days opening up the NBA Free Agency period. The guys chat about the big trades changing the landscape in the Western Conference with Jimmy Butler heading to the Timberwolves, Paul George to Oklahoma City, Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets and Ricky Rubio to the Utah Jazz. Furthermore, the guys chat about the Warriors keeping their free agents including Steph Curry re-signing for five years $201 million, Blake Griffin staying at the Clippers, Patty Mills and Joe Ingles re-signing in San Antonio and Utah respectively, the Philadelphia 76ers picking up J.J. Redick and Amir Johnson. Furthermore, the guys chat about potentially where Rudy Gay and Gordon Hayward may sign 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: s06e42_-_NBA_Reaction_to_the_opening_two_days_of_free_agency.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:16am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down all the big news from the NBA Draft including the Philadelphia 76ers successful haul of players including Markelle Fultz and Jonah Bolden, the Chicago Bulls/Minnesota Timberwolves Jimmy Butler trade, how good the fit is for Terrance Ferguson in OKC, the Sacramento Kings' successful Draft Day, lottery picks we like 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: s06e41_-_NBA_Draft_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:24pm EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam look ahead to the NBA Draft. The guys chat about the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers pick swap trade and what both teams may do with the first and third picks. Furthermore, the guys chat about some of the other potential key lottery picks, underrated players in the class and more. Also, the guys chat about the Cavs firing David Griffin and trade rumors surrounding Paul George and Jimmy Butler.

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: s06e40_-_NBA_Draft_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:26am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam wrap up the 2017 NBA Finals. The guys chat about Kevin Durant's dominant Finals MVP performance, whether or not this Golden State Warriors team is the best team of all-time, why people should chill on this hurting LeBron James' legacy 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: s06e39_-_NBA_Finals_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:46am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the incredible Game 4 of the NBA Finals that saw the Cleveland Cavaliers defeat the Golden State Warriors 137-116 to take the series score to 3-1. The guys discuss the massive offensive performance from the Cavs, lead by Kyrie Irving's 40 point game and LeBron James' 31 point triple-double, the Cavs record three-point shooting, huge stops down the stretch, questionable refereeing and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 5 and look at whether or not the Cavs can to the unlikely and force a get a win on the road and continue the series for a few more days.

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: s06e38_-_NBA_Finals_Game_4_Review__Game_5_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:57am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Golden State Warriors' come-from-behind 118-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. With the Warriors now holding a 3-0 lead, the guys chat about whether or not the Cavs can come back, the impact that Kevin Durant has had on this series and look ahead to Game 4 to see what we can expect.

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: s06e37_-_NBA_Finals_Game_3_Review__Game_4_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:50am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Golden State Warriors 132-113 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 2-0 lead in the NBA Finals. The guys chat about Kevin Durant's unstoppable performance, LeBron James' triple-double in a loss, Steve Kerr's return to the bench, the Cavs inability to get their role players going and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 3 and discuss what the Cavs will need to do to try and take home a win, Kyrie Irving's role 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: s06e36_-_NBA_Finals_Game_2_Review__Game_3_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Golden State Warriors' 113-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The guys chat about Kevin Durant's huge 38 point, eight assists and eight rebound statement performance, the Cavs' defensive issues, the turnover count, Rihanna and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 2 and chat about what the Cavs need to do to get themselves back in the series and whether or not we'll see any adjustments from the Warriors.

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: s06e35_-_NBA_Finals_Game_1_Review__Game_2_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:01pm EDT