VIDEO: Who’s in the running for MVP?

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The halfway point of the season is gone. All-Star Weekend is over and the trade deadline seems like a distant memory. Today, Tom and Benyam discuss who they feel are the MVP candidates to look out for as we come down the home stretch of the regular season.

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Know your teammates: featuring Matthew Dellavedova

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There has been a lot of personnel change at the Cleveland Cavaliers over the last 6-9 months. The only members of the squad to survive since the end of last season are Kyrie Irving, Tristan Thompson, Anderson Varejao and Aussie guard Matthew Dellavedova.

Today, we caught up with ‘Delly’ to put him to the test and see just how much he knows about some of his new teammates.

The video also features some great heckling by J.R. Smith and some solid math from Timofey Mozgov.

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Episode 222 – NBA Western Conference 2014-15 Preview

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On today’s audio & video episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about how the Western Conference is shaping up ahead of the 2014/15 NBA Season. The guys break down the biggest off-season moves out of the West, “The Race & The Chase” to be crowned contenders for Western Conference Champions at the end of the season, rookies to watch & more!

Don’t forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane and using the #BTHype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode.

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Episode 221 – NBA Eastern Conference 2014-15 Preview

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On today’s audio & video episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about how the Eastern Conference is shaping up ahead of the 2014/15 NBA Season. The guys break down the biggest off-season moves out of the East, “The Race & The Chase” to be crowned contenders for Eastern Conference Champions at the end of the season, rookies to watch & more!

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#BTHype presents: Frenchy’s NBA Picks

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Today, Tom and Benyam sat down with stand-up comedian and YouTube funnyman Frenchy to get his ‘picks’ and ‘predictions’ for the upcoming NBA season.

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You can catch all of Frenchy’s comedy videos on his YouTube channel here: – http://is.gd/SungaAttack
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SungaAttack

Buy tickets to see his stand up show HERE: http://fringecomedy.com.au/single-eve…

#BTHype catches up with Chris Goulding

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Today, Tom & Benyam caught up with Chris Goulding down at Australia’s pre-FIBA World Cup camp for a quick chat.

The boys chat with Chris about his new contract with CAI Zaragoza in the ACB, trying to make the Australian team for the FIBA World Cup, the improvement of his game we’ve seen over the last few years & the path he took through Australia’s National Basketball League to reach the International level. Furthermore, the guys chat with Chris about his experiences with the Dallas Mavericks at NBA Summer League this year & the 6 weeks he spent prior to the start of LVSL working out in Dallas & lifting weights with Dirk Nowitzki.

The audio for this also appears in Episode 203 of the podcast.

Furthermore, an interview with fellow Boomer & Utah Jazz Summer Leaguer Brock Motum will be released shortly.

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#BTHype interviews Patty Mills & Aron Baynes

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After Patty Mills starred for the Spurs with a 25 point, 5 assist and 5 rebound game against the Los Angeles Clippers last night, Tom and Benyam caught up with both him and fellow Aussie Aron Baynes to chat about the Spurs season and playing for Australia in the upcoming Basketball World Cup.

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NBA All Stars pick Winter Olympic sports to compete in

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The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics are currently on in Russia.

To celebrate this, at All Star Media Day, Tom and Benyam investigated what Winter Olympic events some of the NBA’s elite players may want to consider competing in, if this whole basketball thing didn’t work out for them.

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NBA All-Stars Suggest Valentine’s Day Movies

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NBA Media Day fell on Valentine’s Day this year, so Tom and Benyam thought it made sense to ask the All-Stars what romantic movies they would suggest watching on Valentine’s Day.

On top of this, picking up some useful romance tips along the way……..mainly from Chris Bosh.

#BTHype catch up with Tim Cahill at NBA All Star Weekend

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Today, Tom & Benyam caught up with another Aussie cutting around New Orleans this weekend… New York Red Bulls & Socceroos star Tim Cahill!

Before the NBA All Star Game tipped off, the boys spoke to Cahill about his experiences so far at All Star Weekend, his love for the NBA & respect for the athletes, Whether he could beat his Red Bulls team-mate & NBA superfan Thierry Henry in one-on-one, The Aussies currently playing in the NBA, whether Australia should host an NBA game, his busy upcoming schedule in 2014 & more!

Follow Tim on twitter – @Tim_Cahill.