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LOCKED ON SUNS 12/18/2019: Clippers clamp down ...
Phoenix lost 120-99, falling to 11-16 on the season as Ayton debuted.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/17/2019: Melo and Dame bring ...
The Suns lost another heart-breaker at home.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/16/2019: First Trimester Repo...
We break down the first 25 games from Cam Johnson, Mikal Bridges and Aron Baynes.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/12/2019: First Trimester Repo...
We hand out grades for Devin Booker, Ricky Rubio, and Kelly Oubre Jr. in the first portion our report cards.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/11/2019: Jaren Jackson Jr. an...
The Suns got outplayed by the Grizzlies in a game they should have won.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/11/2019: Zach Milner of The S...
Johnson and Jerome were labeled as NBA-ready prospects. So far, that’s proven to be the case.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/10/2019: The offense fires on...
Phoenix put together one of their best all-around offensive games of the season thus far.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/9/2019: Aron Baynes injury up...
We break down another close loss for the Suns and give an injury update on their season’s biggest surprise player.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/6/2019: Another crazy one goe...
The Suns gave up a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter before pulling away in overtime.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/4/2019: Suns put together for...
Another ugly loss for the Suns, this time against a Magic team that couldn’t miss.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/3/2019: Opening the Pandora’s...
Tyler Johnson’s $19.25 million expiring contract could be used for a Suns playoff push, if they so desire.
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/3/2019: Kelly Oubre Jr. saves...
Will this win over Charlotte be the one that sparks a run from the Suns?
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/2/2019: Revisiting the Cam Jo...
Cam Johnson is proving the Suns right on their interesting draft night decision.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/30/2019: Struggles continue f...
The Suns have now lost seven of their last eight games after dropping two more versus Washington and Dallas at home.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/26/2019: Why the next 11 game...
We take a look at the next stretch of games for the Suns before diving into the Western Conference standings.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/25/2019: Kevin Zimmerman of A...
Kevin joins the show to catch up on everything going on in Suns land.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/24/2019: A 1-1 back to back s...
Great showings from Devin Booker and Kelly Oubre Jr. were offset by poor play from several different role players.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/22/2019: Make it three straig...
Monty Williams has talked all year about getting punched in the mouth. This would certainly qualify. What gives?
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/20/2019: Gina Mizell of The A...
Gina breaks down her profile of standout Sun Aron Baynes as well and helps us break down the first dozen games of the 2019-20 season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/19/2019: Too little, too late...
After falling down by 26, the Suns fought back in Sacramento shorthanded.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/18/2019: Suns throttled by Ce...
Ricky Rubio’s late scratch before tipoff due to back spasms led to a blowout defeat for Phoenix against Boston.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/17/2019: Where the Suns sit i...
Will the Suns stay in the playoff race? Boston is the next big test in a long season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/15/2019: Suns again blow out ...
The Suns are proving they are for real by taking care of business against worse teams like the Hawks.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/13/2019: 10-game awards for t...
Which Suns players bring home the hardware from the Locked On Suns crew 10 games in?
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/13/2019: Suns prove legitimac...
Even though Phoenix lost 123-115 to LA, this team once more proved how improved they truly are.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/12/2019: How the Suns’ rotati...
We talk about the benching of Jevon Carter in addition to the looming returns of Ty Jerome and Deandre Ayton.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/11/2019: It’s been a long tim...
We recap the Suns’ 138-112 win over the Brooklyn Nets.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/8/2019: Why it’s OK that the ...
Of course it would be fun to see this team continue to win, but the Suns can regroup and learn from a 124-106 loss to the Heat.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/7/2019: Comparing these Suns ...
Are these Suns for real? We ask Bloom, as we go back in time a little bit.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/5/2019: Sixers-Suns thoughts ...
Jackson joins the show to break down a big win for the Suns and imagine a reality in which the Sixers never traded Mikal Bridges to Phoenix.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/4/2019: Devin Booker plays hi...
Booker had a night for the ages as the Suns put together one of their most impressive performances of the season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/4/2019: Recapping another dom...
The Suns’ 4-2 start is their best in six seasons. Will it continue on this upcoming homestand?
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/01/2019: A jumbo listener mai...
Fans ask the important questions to us after five games of the 2019-20 Suns season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/31/2019: How the Suns can kee...
The Suns are 3-2 with two losses by one point, but what areas are the most sustainable to their early success?
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/30/2019: Suns continue incred...
Phoenix is above .500 even without Deandre Ayton after their 121-110 victory.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/29/2019: Analyzing the resurg...
The Phoenix Suns are drawing more national attention with their hot start behind basic fundamentals.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/28/2019: Phoenix finally has ...
The win over LA coupled with the narrow defeat Monday against Utah shows significant progress.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/25/2019: What happens next wi...
We give you the latest on Ayton, including how the team will look in his absence, then recap the Nuggets game.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/24/2019: Deandre Ayton suspen...
Ayton's suspension will be a crushing blow to the Suns’ season, if it holds up.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/23/2019: Suns blast Kings to ...
What a way to begin the season for the Phoenix Suns, winning 124-95 over the Kings.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/22/2019: Suns would you rathe...
Max joins the show for four would you rather questions before we preview the Kings game.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/21/2019: No new deal for Dari...
How do today’s extensions impact Dario Saric and the Suns?
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/18/2019: How the Hield and Sa...
The extension deadline is creating more NBA drama, plus answers to your questions on Blake Griffin, Frank Kaminsky, the backup guard situation and more.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/17/2019: D’Angelo Russell wan...
The dream that won’t die has popped up once again, this time as the trio enters their second contracts.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/16/2019: Reassessing the Suns...
Listen for how our assessment of the Suns’ rotation has changed after the preseason and breakouts from the rookies as well as Kelly Oubre claiming the starting job.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/15/2019: Our top 6 preseason ...
What stood out most for the Suns from four preseason games? We have six notes you need to know.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/14/2019: Suns show life as th...
We break down what went right for the Suns as they were more competitive against the Trail Blazers and Nuggets.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/11/2019: News roundup on Marq...
We run through notes on Marquese Chriss in Golden State, Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges, Ryan McDonough’s original master plan, and preview the next preseason games.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/10/2019: Shooting woes lead t...
The Suns again couldn’t keep up thanks to poor shooting and mistakes when it came to the basics, losing 105-88.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/9/2019: The plan for Lecque, ...
Next-day takeaways from the Suns’ victory over the Timberwolves on Tuesday night at home.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/8/19: Finally, some competiti...
Our takes live from Talking Stick Resort Arena going over the Suns’ preseason opening win over Minnesota.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/7/19: What to make of the inj...
Catch up on a busy weekend of Suns practices before getting ready for the first preseason game.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/4/19: Dissecting Deandre Ayto...
We run through Pina’s latest piece on Ayton before running through Pina’s expectations for this upcoming Suns season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/3/2019: More news from Suns c...
We run through all the latest Suns news, then explain why the 2018 draft class is going to turn out really well.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/2/2019: The latest developmen...
After going through our initial takeaways, we dive into three underrated topics: Ricky Rubio’s leadership, rookies making good first impressions, and Monty vs. Igor.
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/1/2019: Thoughts from Day One...
One day of practice may not be much, but we finally have Suns basketball to talk about.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/30/19: Live from Suns Media Da...
We give our thoughts on the sights and sounds of Media Day then give you an interview with Oubre.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/28/19: Josh Jackson heads to t...
We break down the latest episode of Jackson’s fall from grace and preview next week’s full slate of Suns events.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/25/19: Voting no on Ayton at t...
We analyze Jones’ and Ayton’s comments on the second-year big playing power forward then answer your questions.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/23/19: Awards predictions for ...
Who will win MVP, DPOY, etc. this season? We also predicted all of these awards for the Suns.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/20/19: Preseason playoff predi...
Which teams will make the playoffs this year, per the LOS crew? We run through the West and East while also outlining where the Suns land.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/18/19: The best and worst-case...
It’s time to run through all of these scenarios across the roster. How will it go for Phoenix?
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/16/19: Looking back on the Sun...
Espo makes his first appearance on the show to break down James Jones’ first summer at the helm and what success looks like for the 2019-20 Suns.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/13/19: The Suns’ big rotation ...
Between a steadfast veteran backup and floor-spacers around him, Ayton has the help to improve in Year 2.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/11/19: Wing rotation comes dow...
We continue to go position-by-position on the Suns’ roster as we discuss the wing rotation.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/10/19: Devin Booker-Ricky Rubi...
We continue previewing the 2019-20 season by starting our positional breakdowns with the Suns’ playmakers.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/6/19: How the Suns’ newfound d...
With two above-average point guards, an entirely new frontcourt, and several new veterans, the Suns will have a real rotation of NBA talent this season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/4/19: Who won the Suns' offsea...
The floor for this team jumped way up over the summer, but who benefitted most from all the changes?
LOCKED ON SUNS 9/2/19: Grading Devin Booker on ...
Matt joins the show to discuss his breakdown of Devin Booker this month as well as where he sees the Suns going from here.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/30/19: How Devin Booker and De...
As the NBA turns more positionless and puts an emphasis on shooting and playmaking from every player, how do the Suns stack up among other West duos?
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/28/19: What the 2018-19 Kings ...
Three-point shooting, pushing the pace, and winning the turnover battle. Sounds easy, right?
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/26/19: How Suns players stack ...
Looking for an edge this upcoming fantasy basketball season? Josh has you covered.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/23/19: How can Mikal Bridges i...
From aggressiveness as a playmaker to bulking up and adding functional strength, we break down what we hope to see from Bridges this season.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/21/19: The latest Devin Booker...
We laugh along with the open gym double team debate centered around Devin Booker before diving into a breakdown of Kelly Oubre’s game.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/19/19: How can Deandre Ayton i...
This week will be all about individual player development, and we start off by forecasting Deandre Ayton’s 2019-20.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/16/19: Cole Zwicker of The Ste...
Cole hops on for his evaluation of the Suns’ summer and who could be available to them in the 2020 draft.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/15/19: The Kyler/Book hype mac...
It's time to analyze the two biggest young stars in Arizona sports: Cardinals QB Kyler Murray and Suns star Devin Booker.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/12/19: Takeaways from the 2019...
The NBA released the 2019-20 regular season schedule on Monday, so we give you the highlights and predict the Suns’ record.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/9/19: Early expectations for t...
What can we expect from Cam Johnson, Ty Jerome and Jalen Lecque in their first season with the Suns?
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/7/19: Where do the Suns fall w...
We break down the West after a summer that saw the conference bolster its star power.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/5/19: Statistical over/unders ...
We rifle through the top six players on the Suns’ roster to see where they might land in various statistical categories.
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/2/19: Vegas over/unders plus B...
We react to Caesar’s Palace putting the Suns at 27 wins, plus discuss the endless debate surrounding Devin Booker and other young players around the NBA.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/31/19: Jon Krawczynski of The ...
Jon is as plugged in as any Timberwolves reporter and gives his insights regarding the connections between these two franchises this summer.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/30/19: Cody Toppert joins to t...
The former Suns assistant stops by to discuss Phoenix, trends moving forward in the NBA, player development, Penny Hardaway, and much more.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/26/19: A listener mailbag to r...
We dive back into the Twitter inbox to recap the offseason in Phoenix through your questions.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/24/19: Jon Bloom of Arizona Sp...
Bloom joins to discuss the Suns' offseason in-depth, plus his expectations for Phoenix on both levels.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/22/19: Gina Mizell of The Athl...
Gina joins the show fresh off her first year on the Suns beat to talk about her memories from year one and what comes next for the Suns.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/19/19: Vince Marotta of Arizon...
The co-host of The Bickley & Marotta Show joins to give his impressions of the Suns’ offseason, differences between James Jones and Ryan McDonough and reasons for optimism heading into 2019-20.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/17/19: The Ringer’s Jonathan T...
Our annual summertime chat with Tjarks to regroup and evaluate the Suns’ offseason.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/15/19: Do the Suns have to wor...
Booker is probably far away from demanding a trade or becoming frustrated, but with his second contract starting this season, the clock is ticking. How can the Suns avoid this later on?
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/12/19: Celebrating our 500th e...
We are joined for Part I of the crossover by Max and David of the 7SOL pod to recap the Suns’ offseason.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/11/19: Kelly Oubre Jr. re-sign...
The CEO of Valley Boyz is back on a two-year, $30 million deal. What does this mean in the meantime for both sides?
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/10/19: Thoughts from Ricky Rub...
We bring you into the Rubio press conference in Las Vegas and break down how movement elsewhere in the league impacts the Suns.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/8/19: Recapping the rookie pre...
Media met with Cam Johnson, Ty Jerome and Jalen Lecque on Sunday evening, and got to hear from James Jones as well. What did we learn?
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/3/19: Goodbye Josh Jackson
We analyze the trade between Phoenix and Memphis, which sent away Josh Jackson and De'Anthony Melton. The Suns' roster overhaul continues.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/2/19: Resetting Kelly Oubre’s ...
For once, Suns rookies won’t be asked to play a massive role, thanks to the Oubre and Rubio additions.
LOCKED ON SUNS 7/1/19: At long last, Phoenix ge...
We break down Rubio’s fit in Phoenix, whether his contract is fair value based on the rest of the market, and what comes next for the Suns.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/28/19: Final 2019 NBA free age...
Will the Suns be winners or losers of free agency? We dive into all of our predictions before the chaos ensues.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/27/19: Breaking down the Suns’...
We go over the latest D'Angelo Russell rumor, plus the Suns finalizing their coaching staff, before going in-depth on four point guard targets.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/26/19: Why Cam Johnson could w...
Zach joins the show to break down Johnson’s game and talk about how he fits within the larger context of the Suns’ roster. We also hit on Ty Jerome in-depth, too.