PHNX Suns Podcast

It's time to make being a Suns fan more fun. Join Lindsey Smith, Espo, Gerald Bourguet and Saul Bookman for your daily dose of Suns talk. It's analysis, opinion and just more than a little bit of fun. It's the PHNX Suns Podcast.

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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 114- Staying Positive About The Phoenix Suns
<p>&nbsp;&nbsp;- Mikal Bridges defense &amp; his high ceiling as a player</p> <p>- Devin Booker offensive play type statistical breakdown/Synergy</p> <p>- How to fix All-Star weekend</p> <p>- What Suns player should be in the skills contest</p> <p>- World vs USA Game and how Ayton performed&nbsp;</p> <p>- How to improve the dunk contest</p> <p>- SMART Jersey’s and why Lakers fans will love it</p> <p>- Markieff Morris and his new home in the NBA</p> <p>- The great Suns Twitter Meltdown of 2019</p> <p><br></p> <p>Youtube Channel: 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>
70 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