Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam discuss the big news in the NBA today in Kevin Durant announcing that he'll sign with the Golden State Warriors. The guys look at what this means for both the Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder along with the Dallas Mavericks, who will acquire both Andrew Bogut and Harrison Barnes 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: s05e83_-_NBA_OK_see_you_later.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:10am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about all the recent deals in NBA Free Agency.

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.

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Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:05pm EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Matthew Dellavedova joins Tom and Benyam to chat about the Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Championship run. Delly talks about how the team was able to come back from a 3-1 hole against the Golden State Warriors off the back of on and off court leadership from LeBron James, the feeling of winning an NBA Championship, whether or not J.R. Smith has put a shirt on yet, the post-Championship celebrations and more. Furthermore, Delly talks about his upcoming Olympic campaign with the Australian Boomers.

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: s05e81_-_NBA_Catching_up_with_NBA_Champion_Matthew_Dellavedova.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 6:54am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the biggest talking points from Thursday's NBA Draft. The guys chat about Philadelphia's near perfect draft by not only selecting Ben Simmons with the number one pick, but also snaring Timothe Luwawu at pick 24 and Furkan Korkmaz with the 26th selection. Furthermore, the guys chat about the Milwaukee Bucks surprising selection of Thon Maker with the 10th pick, the Phoenix Suns 'winning' the draft, the top 5 selections, the Magic/Thunder trade involving Serge Ibaka, Victor Oladipo, Ersan Ilyasova and Domantas Sabonis, the Timberwolves/Bulls Jimmy Butler trade that fell through and the Knicks/Bulls trade that landed Derrick Rose in New York.

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: s05e80_-_NBA_Draft_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 3:44am EST

The Cleveland Cavaliers are the 2016 NBA Champions! On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Cavs 93-89 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 7 of the NBA Finals. The guys talk through all the key moments from the game such as 'The Block', Kyrie Irving's huge game winning shot, Draymond Green's team carrying performance, Kevin Love's huge defensive stop on Stephen Curry down the stretch and more. Furthermore, the guys chat about what this win means for LeBron and the Cavs and 'what could have been' for the Warriors. Also, the guys chat about all the post-game happenings as the Cavs head to Las Vegas to party up before heading home to Cleveland.

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: s05e79_-_NBA_Finals_Game_7_Review.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 10:48am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Cleveland Cavaliers 115-101 win over the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA Finals to force a decisive GAME SEVENNNNNNNNN!!!! The guys chat about LeBron James' out of this world 41 point performance, Tristan Thompson's career game, Andre Iguodala's injury struggles, Stephen Curry's foul trouble and ejection, Klay Thompson's heat check stretch and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 7 on Sunday and try and see who'll end up going home as NBA Champions. Furthermore, the guys chat about J.R. Smith's daughter's pre-game comments, Ayesha Curry, mouthguard-gate 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: s05e78_-_NBA_Finals_Game_6_Review__Game_7_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:47pm EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Cleveland Cavaliers 112-97 win in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. The guys chat about LeBron James and Kyrie Irving's historic duel 41 point performances, Klay Thompson's huge first half, Kevin Love's non-appearance, how the Warriors looked with Draymond Green sidelined due to suspension and Andrew Bogut going down with a knee sprain in the third quarter and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 6 and talk about the adjustments both teams should make as the series heads back to Cleveland.

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: s05e77_-_NBA_Finals_Game_5_Review__Game_6_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 9:51am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Golden State Warriors 108-97 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 3-1 series lead in the NBA Finals. The guys chat about Steph Curry's 38 point performance and combining with Klay Thompson who had 25 of his own, a tale of two halves offensively for the Cavs, Kevin Love coming off the bench in his return, Jeff Van Gundy's amazing OJ Simpson story, Andrew Bynum turning up to the arena, another Draymond Green nut punch and more. Furthermore, the boys look ahead to Game 5 and talk about what adjustments the Cavs, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving will need to make if they're going to avoid the gentleman's sweep.

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: s05e76_-_NBA_Finals_Game_4_Review__Game_5_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 1:14am EST

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-90 win in Game 3 of the NBA Finals. The guys chat about how the Cavs looked with Kevin Love sidelined, Kyrie Irving taking control of the game, LeBron James finally finding his jump shot and what that means for the Warriors defense moving forward in this series, J.R. Smith doing Swish kinda things, a poor game from Steph Curry and Klay Thompson and more. Furthermore, the guys look ahead to Game 4 and whether or not the Cavs can take the momentum from this game into the next to square up the series.

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: s05e75_-_NBA_Finals_Game_3_Review__Game_4_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 7:55am EST

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam break down the Golden State Warriors 110-77 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. The guys chat about the Warriors out pacing the Cavs who tried to pick up the tempo, Draymond Green's huge game on both ends of the floor, the Warriors defense stifling the Cavs ability to score and more. Furthermore, the guys chat about how Kyrie Irving, J.R. Smith and the Cavs supporting cast need to step-up as the series heads to Cleveland, whether or not LeBron James should take over the offense, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Neymar 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: s05e74_-_NBA_Finals_Game_2_Review__Game_3_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 12:05pm EST