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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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 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.
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.
Milwaukee Bucks center Larry Sanders is still recovering from the broken finger he sustained in a nightclub brawl at Milwaukee nightspot ‘Apartment 720′ last month.
Surveillance footage has now emerged of the altercation, however #BTHype’s investigative team was able to obtain never before seen footage with full sound from the nightclub that night.
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Original footage: via Fox6now.com
I’ve always been a big fan of the Miami Heat’s intro videos. Over the last few years, they’ve had some great videos. Notably:
2012/13′s “Seven Nation Army” video was quite cool too. A nice shoot & had all the players in a box, working out, practicing their game, pulling faces. The intimidation factor for it, is high. Just what you want to see from an intro video.
This seasons one, seems like it has been inspired from the 2012/13 video. Once again “Seven Nation Army” has returned. Plus, this year, instead of having a few shots of players working out with their shirts off… This year, we have the entire roster… shirts-off, pumping their guns, working out, in a room that’s on fire.
This season’s intro video could go down as one of the most awkwardly erotic NBA intro videos of all-time.
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I don’t really know where they were coming from with this, I actually don’t think i’ve laughed as hard at something that was meant to be so serious since Sarah Palin was running for Vice President in 2008.
Although, the video did kind of remind me of the music video for the 1981 Olivia Newton-John classic hit ‘Let’s Get Physical‘… So, naturally, we made a version of it to ‘Physical’.
I think that the video now makes a bit more sense… Check it out!
The NBA 2013/14 season is only days away! On today’s exciting episode, Tom & Benyam preview the exciting season ahead. The boys put together their predictions for who’s going to make the Playoffs in both the Eastern & Western Conferences, discuss who the award favourites are going to be for Most Valuable Player, Most Improved, Rookie of the Year, 6th Man of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year plus chat about players that may make “the leap” & who’s in line for the scoring title. Furthermore, the boys answer some great listener questions about the season ahead.
Don’t forget that that you can follow us on twitter @traread & @benyamkidane and using the #believethehype tag to ask questions to be answered in next weeks episode.
You can also watch the video of the podcast on #believethehype TV!
Today, #believethehype caught up with Matthew Dellavedova ahead of the FIBA Oceania Championships game vs New Zealand in Canberra to discuss his time with the Aussie Boomers & the bright future of the national team, his Summer League with the Cleveland Cavaliers & his return to the team for the NBA pre-season, stepping up from NCAA to Pro-Basketball, rookie hazing, time travel & much much more.
After training today for the Australian Boomers upcoming FIBA Oceania Championship Game 2 clash against New Zealand in Canberra, young-guns & potential future NBA Lottery Picks Ben Simmons & Dante Exum showcased some of their skills whilst mucking around & threw down a couple of nice dunks.
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Breaking up is hard to do… Especially when your favourite team ‘breaks up’ with their All-Star & franchise guy. This is exactly what happened yesterday when the Philadelphia 76ers traded 2013 NBA All Star Jrue Holiday to the New Orleans Pelicans for the 6th Pick Nerlens Noel, a 2014 Protected 1st Round Draft Pick & the 42nd Pick, Pierre Jackson.
In light of this, #believethehype’s own Benyam Kidane, a noted 76ers fan, delivered a moving eulogy after hearing the news that General Manager Sam Hinkie was going to blow up the team by trading Holiday, parting ways with the most loved guy in the ‘City of brotherly love’ & essentially killing any (be-it, small) chance the team had to be relevant next season.
This is his Jruelogy: