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Bright Side of the Sun's Evan Sidery and Brendon Kleen take you inside the Suns and the NBA every day with the Locked On Suns podcast part of the Locked On Podcast Network, your team every day. #suns #nba #phoenix
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.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/25/19: Jeff Siegel of Early Bi...
How should the Suns address the point guard spot, Kelly Oubre and more avenues via free agency?
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/24/19: Liberty Ballers’ Jackso...
How should the Suns' draft be viewed? Plus, who are the most ideal point guard targets and much more.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/21/19: Rethinking the Suns' pl...
What do the three Suns trades and picks of Cam Johnson and Ty Jerome tell us about the organization’s plan?
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/20/19: Sorting through a bizar...
The Suns swapped out T.J. Warren and draft picks for the rights to Cam Johnson, Ty Jerome and Aron Baynes.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/19/19: Lottery mock draft plus...
We run through picks 1-14 with trades included, then close on final Suns-related draft predictions.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/18/19: Is the sixth pick avail...
We hit all the latest rumors regarding the Suns and the NBA Draft overall, including Josh Jackson and T.J. Warren trade talks
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/17/19: Surveying the post-AD t...
It's finally draft week, so we break down how the AD trade impacts the Suns, D'Angelo Russell, Coby White, and final predictions
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/14/19: Debating Jarrett Culver...
In Part III, we do deep dives into the games of Culver and Reddish. Both would indicate change if selected at No. 6.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/12/19: Debating De'Andre Hunte...
Part II of our prospect debate series rolls on analyzing two very realistic options for the Suns at No. 6.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/11/19: Jeremy Woo of Sports Il...
Hitting on prospects like Culver, White, Garland, Clarke plus all the latest intel Woo is hearing right now around the Association.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/10/19: Debating Darius Garland...
The prospect debate series is back! In Part I we go over the most realistic point guard options with Garland and White.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/7/19: Answering the draft's bi...
From Jarrett Culver and Cam Reddish to possible trades, all angles are covered relating to the two most interesting teams picking in the top six.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/5/19: 2019 NBA Draft mailbag
We answer all of your draft-related questions as June 20 inches closer and closer.
LOCKED ON SUNS 6/3/19: News roundup on Julius R...
Breaking down on all the latest rumors revolving around the Suns in the draft and free agency.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/31/19: The challenges of falli...
We dive deep back into 2019 draft talk with Chris Stone covering a multitude of topics.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/29/19: Cole Zwicker of The Ste...
From best fits at No. 6 to the best traits to look for in prospects, we go deep on the draft from all angles.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/27/19: Stock watch for six Sun...
A look at six playoff players who the Suns could target in free agency.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/24/19: Gauging likelihood of t...
Three names stand out from the rest, as far as most realistic, for Suns trade targets: Kyle Lowry, Aaron Gordon, Kevin Love
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/22/19: AD sweepstakes, Monty W...
More on the larger changes happening beneath the surface in Phoenix and what they mean going forward.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/21/19: BONUS! Monty Williams i...
Williams spoke with the media for the first time since taking the Suns head coaching position.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/20/19: Six options for the Sun...
If the Suns keep their pick, it's time to analyze all the realistic options on the table
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/17/19: Recapping the NBA Draft...
The Suns have interest in Brandon Clarke, Jarrett Culver, Darius Garland, Coby White ... and maybe Kyrie Irving?
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/15/19: Zion would have looked ...
The Suns fell to No. 6 in the NBA Draft. We talk through all the scenarios now that put them in a predicament.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/13/19: Monty Williams analysis...
We talk through all the Suns-Pelicans parallels, including David Griffin, Monty Williams and Aaron Nelson.
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/10/19: How to build a winning ...
James Jones wants to bring his own version of Heat Culture to Phoenix. How will that process go?
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/8/19: In-studio with azcentral...
Another collaborative episode between Locked On Suns and The Arizona Republic. Enjoy!
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/6/19: Everything you need to k...
We go in-depth on possibly the Suns' PG of the future, Ja Morant, from every angle
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/3/19: David Nash of the 7SOL p...
The Suns got their top target in Monty Williams
LOCKED ON SUNS 5/1/19: Aaron Nelson is out as J...
The Suns' well-known training staff is no longer as the overhaul of the organization has begun
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/29/19: The latest news on the ...
Phoenix seems down to Monty Williams, David Vanterpool and Nate Tibbets for their head coaching position
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/26/19: Ranking the NBA coachin...
We sort through where the Suns rank in terms of head coach openings around the NBA.
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/24/19: The Igor aftermath with...
We go over James Jones' press conference and look ahead to who could be the next coach
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/22/19: Emergency reaction to t...
Wow, wow, wow. More big and sudden changes for the Suns with firing Igor Kokoskov.
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/20/19: In-studio with Greg Moo...
We debate Greg Moore on Zion Williamson vs. Ja Morant for the Phoenix Suns at AZCentral studios
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/17/19: Coaching buzz, free age...
National NBA Writer Sean Deveney gives us the 30,000-foot view of the latest around the league as it pertains to Phoenix.
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/15/19: Mega mailbag looking ba...
We answer all of your questions heading into arguably the most important offseason in recent memory
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/12/19: Final report cards of t...
We hand out grades for Josh Jackson, Mikal Bridges and Igor Kokoskov
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/11/19: Final report cards of t...
We hand out grades for Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton and Kelly Oubre Jr. in Part 1
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/10/19: Parting thoughts from S...
End of season media scrums arrived, which is the last time we'll talk to everyone until September
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/9/19: Dirk vs. Crossover plus ...
That was a fun way to finish off the 2018-19 season for the Phoenix Suns
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/8/19: A wild Jeff Bower has ap...
All signs point to Jeff Bower joining James Jones in the Suns' front office very soon
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/5/19: Suns go out with a bang ...
Are we in the twilight zone? Josh Jackson, Dragan Bender and Ray Spalding played awesome.
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/4/19: Latest news on injuries,...
Injuries are ravaging the Suns at season's end, while the GM search seems close to finishing up soon
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/3/19: Elie Okobo shows out as ...
We’re going to be seeing a lot more from the likes of Okobo, Dragan Bender and Mikal Bridges the last three games of the year.
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/2/19: An update to our 2019 NB...
How does the top half of the 2019 class stack up after Zion Williamson?
LOCKED ON SUNS 4/1/19: Jackson and Booker star ...
Josh Jackson and Devin Booker headlined a night where everyone had solid performances, a rarity this season
LOCKED ON SUNS 3/29/19: Exposing bad Booker tak...
Max of 7SOL podcast joins to hit on Devin Booker, Kelly Oubre Jr., Zion Williamson vs. Ja Morant, and Deandre Ayton
LOCKED ON SUNS 3/28/19: What Devin Booker's car...
Devin Booker is averaging 30-plus points on 60 true shooting percentage since the All-Star break
LOCKED ON SUNS 3/27/19: Yes, Devin Booker is ac...
Devin Booker just followed up his 59-point outburst in Utah by dropping 50 on the Wizards. Incredible.
LOCKED ON SUNS 3/26/19: We just saw the best sc...
Don't let any national media tell you otherwise: Devin Booker is an elite scorer and just dropped 59 points on Utah
LOCKED ON SUNS 3/25/19: Resetting the free agen...
How much will Oubre Jr. and Holmes be paid this summer? We try to answer that while setting their markets. Also, please no Zion vs. Ja debate.