PHNX Suns Podcast

Looking for the best coverage of Devin Booker, Kevin Durant, Bradley Beal and the Phoenix Suns? Look no further as Lindsey Smith, Gerald Bourguet, Flex, Saul Bookman and Espo bring you your daily dose of Suns talk. It’s the analysis you want and the entertainment you enjoy five days a week.

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Ep. 125- Monty Williams Analysis
<p>We discuss the implications of the Suns new coach, Monty Williams &amp; if this signals a change from Suns ownership about the future stability of the franchise.&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>SPONSOR: www.Valley-Boyz.com</p> <p>Youtube Channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
32 min
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Ep. 124- What Suns Players Really Thought Of Th...
<p>&nbsp;Ashley Nevel (@AshleyNevel) of Brightside Of The Sun join us to discuss &nbsp;</p> <p>- Suns coaching search including Monty Williams, David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts&nbsp;</p> <p>- Suns players opinions on Igor Kokoskov &amp; why he was ineffective as a head coach&nbsp;</p> <p>- James Jones &amp; why he made a coaching change &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>- What players weren’t happy with their playing time last year&nbsp;</p> <p>- TJ Warren isn’t coming back- and here’s why&nbsp;</p> <p>- The real reason TJ Warren didn’t come back last season&nbsp;</p> <p>- James Jones clearing house which might include beloved Suns training staff Aaron Nelson&nbsp;</p> <p>- Robert Sarver’s control over the front office &nbsp;</p> <p>- Is Devin Booker a vocal enough leader for this team? &nbsp;</p> <p>- Suns offseason outlook and rumors we’ve heard around the team&nbsp;</p> <p>- Why Dragan Bender isn't returning next season&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>&nbsp;Sponsor: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&amp;v=K8c895t6m7s&amp;redir_token=EwwRO-Y7sSMaNug0s0voZhPQ4yJ8MTU1NjYzMDA2OEAxNTU2NTQzNjY4&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fvalley-boyz.com%2F" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">https://valley-boyz.com/</a>&nbsp;</p> <p>Youtube Channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
50 min
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Ep 123- Sam Vecenie on the Phoenix Suns 'idiot ...
<p>Sam Vecenie from The Athletic joins to discuss</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;-- What are realistic trades anyway? -- Who can the Suns target in free agency? -- A Suns team built in the image of Jimmer Fredette -- What IS a realistic trade, anyway? -- Who can the Suns target in free agency? -- Enter Sam Vecenie with... &nbsp;-- How the Suns off season is kind of "idiot proof" -- What the basketball world thinks about James Jones -- Who is Josh Jackson? -- Can Kelly Oubre Jr. expect more than the mid-level? -- How much more growth we need from Deandre Ayton to justify that #1 overall pick? -- Does the Suns front office really actually think Ja Morant is a better talent than Zion Williamson?!&nbsp;</p> <p>Sponsor: www.Valley-Boyz.com</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
74 min
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Ep. 122- Suns 'New' Front Office & The Real Rea...
<p>&nbsp;- The front office is now official with Trevor Buckstein &amp; Jeff Bower reporting to James Jones</p> <p>&nbsp;- What impact will Jeff Bower have in Phoenix?&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;- Is James Jones the right pick for GM&nbsp;</p> <p>- BREAKING: The REAL reason Earl Watson was fired</p> <p>&nbsp;- What will the Suns do with their draft pick?&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;- Should the Suns trade the pick before the lottery?&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;- The cap situation and what avenues they have to improve this offseason &nbsp;</p> <p>- Is Igor's job safe?&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>&nbsp;Official Sponsor: www.Valley-Boyz.com&nbsp;</p> <p>Subscribe To Our Youtube Channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
67 min
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Ep 121- Where The Suns Go Next
<p>And a recap of the 2018-2019 season</p> <p>&nbsp;Justin from Fanning The Flames Podcast fills in for Dave &nbsp;We talk: &nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>- Suns player development staff&nbsp;</p> <p>- Who will be traded before next season&nbsp;</p> <p>- The second most impactful player this season&nbsp;</p> <p>- Who the general Manager of the Suns will be&nbsp;</p> <p>- The weirdest thing to happen to the Phoenix Suns this season</p> <p>&nbsp;- Tyler Johnson's impact&nbsp;</p> <p>- If we think Dragan Bender will return&nbsp;</p> <p>- What FA SG is most likely to back Devin Booker up</p> <p>&nbsp;- We grade Igor's first year as head coach</p> <p>&nbsp;- and what the Suns will do with this years draft pick&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
61 min
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Ep. 120- Devin Booker Is...
<p>- A rebuttal to Ben Golliver's Devin Booker take</p><p>- Why the national media doesn't think Devin Booker is anything more than a volume scorer</p><p>- We look at the history of Star players on bad teams and where Booker ranks among those</p><p>- A little preview into the NBA Draft and what the Suns might do with their pick</p><p>- Jimmer getting benched at home</p><p>- Kelly Oubre trademarking "Valley Boyz"</p><p><br></p><p>Subscribe to our youtube channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/messageSupport this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
68 min
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Ep. 119- Suns Pushing Booker To The Edge (59 po...
<p>1) Greg pays off his lost bet</p> <p>2) Will TJ Warren return this season?&nbsp;</p> <p>3) How important is it to bring back Kelly Oubre next season?&nbsp;</p> <p>4) Would a competent NBA wing be just as good as Oubre?&nbsp;</p> <p>5) Is Tyler Johnson the answer at PG next season?&nbsp;</p> <p>6) When will Devin Booker demand a trade?&nbsp;</p> <p>7) Jimmer Mania&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: &nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
70 min
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Ep. 118- Small Forward Musical Chairs. Who's In...
<p>With special guest Jim Coughenour of Brightside Of The Sun&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>- Luke Walton vs Igor Kokoskov&nbsp;</p> <p>- Why Igor isn’t playing DeAnthony Melton</p> <p>- Defensive impact of Kelly Oubre and Mikal Bridges</p> <p>- Can the Suns keep Oubre and Bridges</p> <p>- Does Oubre hinder Mikal Bridges development?</p> <p>- If the Suns keep both Oubre &amp; Bridges, what happens to Josh Jackson and TJ Warren?</p> <p>- Why we expect TJ Warren to return before the end of the season</p> <p>- Summing up the Suns wins vs the Bucks &amp; Warriors</p> <p>- How the Suns lost at the end of regulation to the Rockets</p> <p>- The Tank Race &amp; where the Suns are likely to wind up</p> <p><br></p> <p>Subscribe to our Youtube Channel: &nbsp;&nbsp;https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
66 min
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Ep 117- Phoenix Suns Finding Success
<p>- Devin Booker youngest player to score 500 3 pointers</p><p>- Is Suns recent success sustainable?&nbsp;</p><p>- DeAndre Ayton's improved defense</p><p>- How much will Kelly Oubre take to retain in RFA?&nbsp;</p><p>- Josh Jackson</p><p>- 5 and 3 man lineup net ratings</p><p>- Igor's improved coaching and substitutions&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p>Subscribe To Our Youtube Channel- &nbsp;<em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/messageSupport this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
65 min
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Ep. 116- Phoenix Suns Front Office- Who's At Fa...
<p>&nbsp;On today's episode we talk-&nbsp;</p><p>What the hell is going on with the Suns front office?&nbsp;</p><p>James Jones is NOT the problem&nbsp;</p><p>Can the league do anything about Robert Sarver?&nbsp;</p><p>Eric Bledsoe resigning with the Bucks&nbsp;</p><p>Channing Frye retirement&nbsp;</p><p>Josh Jackson not showing up to autograph signing&nbsp;</p><p>Suns nearly firing Igor&nbsp;</p><p>And oh yea, the Suns won a game&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p>Video Version Of Episode- &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><em>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</em></p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/messageSupport this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
68 min
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Ep. 115- Phoenix Suns Death By 1,000 Cuts
<p>&nbsp;Justin from Fanning The Flames Podcast joins the Suns Solar Panel for this episode &nbsp;</p><p>We talk: &nbsp;Brian Windhorst comments on Suns owenrship</p><p>&nbsp;Why the Suns will never pull out of this with Robert Sarver</p><p>&nbsp;Why Sarver must sell the team</p><p>&nbsp;Is Devin Booker a true 1A?</p><p>&nbsp;DeAndre Ayton becoming the alpha</p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp;and lots more Phoenix Suns talk!&nbsp;</p><p><br></p><p>Check Out Our Podcast On Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A</p>--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/messageSupport this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
61 min
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Ep 113- Trade Deadline Over. What's Next
<p>&nbsp;- Was Tyler Johnson the best the Suns could do at the deadline</p> <p>&nbsp;- Grading who had the best trade deadline in the NBA</p> <p>&nbsp;- We go on for a bit about the Gorilla&nbsp;</p> <p>- Did Suns dodge a bullet in not acquiring LaVar Ball? ;)</p> <p>- Should Suns have gone after Markell Fultz or Jabari Parker</p> <p>- Josh Jackson turned a corner?&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>And what's next with this Suns team through the rest of the season.&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
61 min
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Ep. 112- Suns Trade Deadline Preview
<p>- Who are the Suns most likely to trade</p> <p>- What are the most likely trade targets</p> <p>- Is there truth to the trade rumors we've heard already</p> <p>- Why the Suns haven't been players in any Star trades so far</p> <p>- Will James Jones lack of front office experience hurt the Suns during the tradeline</p> <p>- We debut a brand new segment, Solar Vortex&nbsp;</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
65 min
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Ep. 111- Phoenix Suns Sellers At Trade Deadline
<p>Who are the players most likely to go?&nbsp;</p> <p>Does the lack of relationships James Jones has with front offices hinder the Suns at the deadline?</p> <p>Dragan Bender's new NBA career</p> <p>And Duane Rankin of AZ Central stops by the discuss the Suns players only meeting</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
74 min
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Ep. 110- Free Throws, poor defense or biased refs?
<p>&nbsp;- New nicknames for Mikal Bridges</p> <p>&nbsp;- The NAZ Suns becoming the Rodeo Clowns - Is the NBA biased against the Suns &amp; therefore not giving them calls?&nbsp;</p> <p>- Is Devin Booker the next Carmelo Anthony?</p> <p>- Should the Suns insert Oubre into the starting lineup? And if so, who should he replace?</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
61 min
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Ep. 109- The 2019 Free Agency PG Class
<p>The free agency point guard class of 2019 &amp; what restricted free agents the Suns might target&nbsp;</p> <p>We break down James Jones exclusive interview at Brightside Night</p> <p>Where James Jones thinks the Suns will find their PG</p> <p>Quincy Acy signing</p> <p><br></p> <p><br></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
55 min
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Ep. 108- Devin Booker All-Star, Suns Slow Start...
<p>New year, new Suns?&nbsp;</p> <p>We discuss Devin Booker's chances of making the All-Star team</p> <p>The Suns slow starts &amp; what Igor can do to fix it</p> <p>2019 Resolutions for the Suns 9 man rotation, Coaching Staff &amp; Front Office&nbsp;</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
59 min
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Ep. 107- Nate Duncan on Devin Booker, DeAndre A...
<p>Nate Duncan, host of Dunc'd On Podcast, joins us to discuss his recent Prospects Under 23 episode and why he ranked Devin Booker in tier 4.</p> <p>We discuss DeAndre Ayton- Where he's excelled and where he needs to improve.</p> <p>And of coarse, we ask Nate directly if he's biased towards the Suns.&nbsp;</p> <p><br></p> <p>&nbsp;Find us on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram &amp; Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel<br> &nbsp;</p> <p>Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Greg Esposito (@Espo)<br> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.sunsshow.com/">www.SunsShow.com</a>&nbsp;</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
88 min
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Ep. 106- True Leadership On This Suns Team Wasn...
<p>The Suns have dumped a massive amount of their salary into veteran "leaders" who haven't panned out. We talk about the veteran leaders who have made a positive impact.</p> <p>Does Ayton have a chance at ROY?</p> <p>Kelly Oubre's fit with the team</p> <p>An arena update</p> <p>Josh Jackson's improved play</p> <p>and where the Suns are defensively. </p> <p> </p> <p>Find us on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram & Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel<br /> <br /> Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Greg Esposito (@Espo)<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.SunsShow.com">www.SunsShow.com</a></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
54 min
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Ep. 105- Dear Robert Sarver
<p>- Understanding the 3 way trade debocile</p> <p>- Grading the Ariza trade in its final form</p> <p>- Robert Sarver's God awful week & really entire tenure as an owner</p> <p>- The Suns have won 2 games in a row for the first time in nearly a year</p> <p>- The impact Oubre & Rivers will have on the Suns rotations & season as a while</p> <p> </p> <p>Find us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel<br /> <br /> Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Greg Esposito (@Espo)<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.SunsShow.com">www.SunsShow.com</a></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
66 min
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E. 104 ft Bob Young of the Athletic- The Golden...
<p>Veteran Suns beat writer Bob Young joins us to discuss his experiences over the last 13 years covering the Suns including the differences in ownership, culture, and management.</p> <p>We get a bit nostalgic discussing the 90's era, some highlights etc</p> <p>Don't worry- there's enough discussion of this current Suns cohort too.</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
36 min
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Solar Panel Ep. 102- Suns In The Clutch
<p>- During the clutch, are the Suns a one trick pony? How can Igor improve on that and in theory, the results</p> <p>- Are people too critical of DeAndre Ayton's defense?</p> <p>- Will running Point Book put more wear and tear on his body?</p> <p>- Richaun Holmes has been playing strong. Does he deserve a chance to start?</p> <p>- Should the Suns try a twin towers lineup?</p> <p>- Three headlines from Suns Reddit</p> <p> </p> <p>Find us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel<br /> <br /> Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Greg Esposito (@Espo)<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.SunsShow.com">www.SunsShow.com</a></p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
49 min
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Ep. 101- Point Book, Markel Fultz, John Wall, B...
<p>- The Desert City 6</p> <p>- Where Suns players rank is the just released Real Plus Minus stasticial leaders</p> <p>- Is Markel Fultz woth a flyer? And what SHOULD the Suns give up to acquire him?</p> <p>- Is John Wall worth a God father trade?</p> <p>- Would Bradley Beal and Devin Booker back court work?</p> <p> </p> <p>Find us on Facebook, Instagram & Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel<br /> <br /> Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Greg Esposito (@Espo)</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
42 min
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100th Episode- 3J Warren & Mikal Bridges Shine
<p>- We share one Suns fans story of how he became a life long Phoenix Suns fan</p> <p>- Should the Suns acquire Melo?</p> <p>- Should the Suns have put in their chips for Jimmy Butler</p> <p>- Josh Jackson's comments on Devin Booker's turnovers</p> <p>- Devin Booker shooting woes</p> <p>- Is Mikal Bridges the answer? & Advanced stats to back it up</p> <p>- 3J Warren emerging as a star?</p> <p>- TJ Warren & Josh Jackson got beef?</p> <p>- Why isn't Troy Daniels playing?</p> <p>- Ariza heading to Rockets rumors</p> --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast: <a href="https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support" rel="payment">https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/support</a>
62 min