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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VIDEO: Who’s the worst dressed player in the NBA?

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With the ‘NBA All-Star All Style’ fashion show on this weekend as well as New York Fashion Week, we know who the best dressed players in the league are. So we found out from the NBA All-Stars…..who’s the worst dressed.

#BTHype’s New York Blizzard Essentials

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With the temperatures dropping and the snow falling in New York, we asked the NBA All-Stars what their two must-have items would be if they were trapped in a blizzard.

Dante Exum chats to #BTHype ahead of Rising Stars Challenge

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The NBA All-Star Weekend is in full flight, with basketball’s elite descending on New York City for the marquee event on the NBA calendar.

First up is the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night, (Saturday Australian time), where the USA v the World game will take place, combining the league’s best first and second year players against each other. Australia has two representatives in the event, with rookie Dante Exum and Sophmore Matthew Dellavedova flying the flag.

#BTHype caught up with Dante ahead of the Rising Stars Challenge for a quick interview at the chaotic media day to get his thoughts on the weekend and reflecting on the first half of his rookie season with the Utah Jazz.

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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 Brock Motum

MOtu Summer LeagueToday, Tom & Benyam caught up with Brock Motum at Australia’s pre-FIBA World Cup camp for a quick chat.

The boys chat with Brock about his season playing in Italy with Bologna and his development playing with the Boomers throughout the year, leading into making the Australian team for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

The boys also look back on Brock’s recent experiences playing for the Utah Jazz Summer League team alongside fellow Aussie Dante Exum.

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

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#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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