Episode 213 – FIBA Fever: Final Preview

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Today on Believe The Hype, Nate Duncan from Basketball Insiders joins Tom & Benyam to preview the Final of the FIBA World Cup between the United States & Serbia. The guys discuss Milos Teodosic’s awesome World Cup so far & whether or not he’s shaken the choker tag, what Serbia could do to trouble the USA, USA’s unheralded defense & more. Furthermore, the guys chat about how to fix tanking in FIBA tournaments, what we saw from Serbia’s big win over France & the French’s performance against Spain.

Follow Nate on twitter @NateDuncanNBA & catch him over athttp://basketballinsiders.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 212 – FIBA Fever: Quarter Finals Preview

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Today on Believe The Hype’s FIBA Fever Podcast, Tom & Benyam look ahead to the 2014 World Cup Quarter Final stage. The boys break down the match-up between Spain & France, Brazil & Serbia, USA & Slovenia and Lithuania & Turkey. Furthermore, the guys chat about what players have impressed them so far this World Cup. Also, the guys talk about the latest from the Australian ‘tanking’ situation… Discussing what the outcome could be, whether or not it’s warranted, why Australia should be considered innocent until proven guilty & whether FIBA needs to take notice & change the structure of their tournaments to prevent situations like this happening again…

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 211 – FIBA Fever: Playing the Tournament Game

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On today’s episode of Believe The Hype, Sam Meyerkopf from EuroleagueAdventures.com joins Tom & Benyam to chat about the World Cup. Sam’s in Gran Canaria, so the guys have a chat about how Group D is playing out, discussing Australia’s interesting loss to Angola, the future of the Australian National Team, how Slovenia & Lithuania have been performing & the outlook for these teams moving towards the knock-out stages. Furthermore, Tom & Benyam chat about Team USA’s tournament so far, how awesome Spain have looked, #SummerOfBlatche, Boris Diaw’s selfie game & more!

Follow Sam on twitter at @HoopLikeDrazen & check him out at EuroleagueAdventures.com & @Euro_Adventures

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Episode 210 – FIBA Fever: World Cup Group Stage Preview

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Today on Believe The Hype, Nate Duncan from Basketball Insiders joins Tom & Benyam to preview the Group stages of the FIBA World Cup. The boys break down all 4 groups, discussing who the teams to beat are & who may surprise. Furthermore, the guys answer your twitter questions & discuss things like who the best bench gee-ups team of the World Cup will be, who’ll be the breakout player for the USA, Australia’s crunch time lineup, surprise teams & more!

Follow Nate on twitter @NateDuncanNBA & catch him over athttp://basketballinsiders.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 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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