Episode 209 – Cleveland’s Love’d Up

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Today on Believe The Hype, Nick Metallinos from Starting5Online.com joins us for a chat. The boys & Nick discuss the Cavs & Wolves trade for Kevin Love FINALLY going through & chat about how this helps the Cavs next season. Furthermore, the guys chat about Dion Waiters’ role on the Cavs team, Kyrie Irving’s recent comments about Australia, how the New York Knicks & Brooklyn Nets are looking heading into next season & more!

Follow Nick on twitter @NickMetallinos & check him out at http://Starting5Online.com.

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 208 – Talkin’ Team USA & Atlantic Division

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On today’s episode of Believe The Hype, Dan Devine from Yahoo! Sports’ Ball Don’t Lie joins Tom & Benyam for a chat. The guys discuss how Team USA are looking after their first two World Cup Warm-Up games vs Brazil & Dominican Republic & chat about who may be the four unlucky players cut from the team. Furthermore, the guys chat about how the teams from the Atlantic Division are looking heading into the upcoming season, players they’re looking forward to seeing playing in the World Cup & more!

Follow Dan on twitter: @YourManDevine & catch him over at yahoo.com/NBABallDontLie.com.

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 207 – Schedulizer

 

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Today on Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam chat about today’s release of the 2014/15 NBA schedule & discuss what some of the ‘must-see’ match-ups of the season are. Furthermore, for every good NBA game, there’s probaby 10 gross games… So, the guys break down some of the NBA games they’re not looking forward to this year & why. Also, the boys chat about Greg Monroe’s situation, whether or not we’ll see Shawn Marion in Cleveland & answer some listener twitter & facebook questions!

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 206 – Improving the Cav-alry

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On today’s episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam break down all the latest news from the NBA & from World Cup preparations. Tom caught up with Dante Exum & Matthew Dellavedova this week for a chat about their World Cup preparations & the latest for them with their respective NBA teams, the Utah Jazz & Cleveland Cavaliers. Furthermore, the guys chat about all the major news out of Cleveland with the Cavs reportedly coming to an agreement with Minnesota in a trade to bring Kevin Love to Cleveland. The guys break-down what this trade would mean for the Cavs, Wolves & also the 76ers who may be a 3rd party, plus also why the Cavs persuit of Kevin Love may cause the NBA to investigate the trade further. Also, the guys chat about Kevin Durant pulling out of the World Cup & the subsequent inclusion of Rudy Gay in the 16 man USABMNT roster, the Rockets recent signing of Kostas Papanikolaou & 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 205 – Trying to avoid talking about basketball

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Today, Zach Harper from CBS Sports’ Eye on Basketball joins Tom & Benyam for a chat. After Paul George‘s terrible injury in the USABMNT Blue vs White scrimmage, the guys really try & avoid talking about basketball so they start off the episode breaking down Sharknado 2. The then chat with Zach about immediate personal reactions to Paul George’s injury, the future of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the inevitable post-Love era, the improvement on Ricky Rubio‘s shot, the Charlotte Hornets off-season, why the art of magic & wizardary sucks, what we can expect from Dwyane Wade this year & more!

Follow Zach on twitter @talkhoops & you check him out at CBSSports.com/NBA & awolfamongwolves.com.

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Episode 204 – Lovenado

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On today’s episode of Believe The Hype, Tom & Benyam spend a bit of time breaking down Sharknado… Because, why not? Furthermore, the guys chat about the impending Kevin Love to the Cavs for Andrew Wiggins deal, why there’s been no market for Eric Bledsoe & Greg Monroe. Also, the guys discuss James Harden & Dwight Howard’s comments about Chandler Parsons & how a Texas rivalry may be brewing & the NBA’s proposed mid-season tourney.

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 203 – FIBA Fever: Spanish Boomers

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Today on Believe The Hype’s World Cup Podcast FIBA Fever, Tom & Benyam break down the recently announced Australian Boomers squad. Prior to the announcement, the guys caught up with Chris Goulding & Brock Motum at Boomers Camp in Canberra & those interviews appear in the episode. Furthermore, the boys chat about Ben Simmons missing the cut, the leadership of Matthew Dellavedova, whether Dante Exum should start or come off the bench, the wing depth, guys who are going to their first major tournament, the upcoming Team USA Mini-Camp & who may make the final roster for the USABMNT.

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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