Believe The Hype - NBA Podcast

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about Steph Curry returning to the basketball court to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 132-125 overtime win over the Portland Trail Blazers, dropping an NBA record 17 points in overtime. Furthermore, the guys chat about Dwyane Wade's 30 point performance to will the Miami Heat to an overtime win over the Toronto Raptors to square that series up at 2-2 and the incredibly funny day on NBA social media with Ja Rule's tweets about Crying Jordan, Justin Bieber calling out Russell Westbrook for 'stealing his look' and McLovin taking the L from Frank Isola.

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: s05e63_-_NBA_Chef_back_cooking.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:52am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about Kevin Durant's 41 point performance to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a game four win over the San Antonio Spurs to square up the series, Steph Curry rumored to be back-to-back MVP, the Cleveland Cavaliers sweeping the Atlanta Hawks, Kevin Love's hot three point shooting and the future of the Hawks. Furthermore, the guys chat about the crazy coaching carousel that's upon us.

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: 11:05am EDT

On today's episode of Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam chat about the last two days of NBA playoff action. The guys discuss the Golden State Warriors huge fourth quarter to come from behind and defeat Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers, Kyle Lowry's half court buzzer beater to force overtime not being enough to put the Raptors over the edge against the Miami Heat, LaMarcus Aldridge's 41 point performance, Steven Adams' big game and the crazy final possession in the Oklahoma City Thunder's road win over the San Antonio Spurs and LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love leading the Cleveland Cavaliers over the Atlanta Hawks. Furthermore, the guys chat about Carmelo Anthony's comments about the Knicks coaching search and 'Olympic Melo'.

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: 9:20am EDT

Today on Believe The Hype, Tom and Benyam preview all four Conference Semi Finals playoff 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: s05e60_-_NBA_Conference_Semi_Finals_Preview.mp3
Category:Sport -- posted at: 11:56am EDT

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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