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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

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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/21/2020: Which 2020 NBA draft ...
The 2020 NBA draft class is weak, but some prospects actually fit what the Suns’ new brain trust seems to value.
37 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/20/20: Evan's 3 things to watc...
From Deandre Ayton’s defense to the Oubre/Bridges pairing, what should Suns fans watch for?
25 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/19/2020: Brendon’s 3 things to...
Thoughts on what is in store for the Booker-Rubio pairing, Ty Jerome’s role, and Jalen Lecque’s next steps.
19 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/18/2020: Reassessing the Suns ...
Lots of ground covered with Michael on the Suns’ long-term potential plus Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton.
37 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/17/2020: Second Trimester Repo...
We break down the second portion of the season for Deandre Ayton, Ricky Rubio and head coach Monty Williams.
35 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/14/2020: Second Trimester Repo...
We hand out grades for Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges and Kelly Oubre Jr. over this three-month stretch.
31 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/13/2020: Suns enter break with...
Phoenix controlled this game throughout cruising to their 22nd win of the season.
23 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/12/2020: Midseason awards show
Who from the Suns brings home the MVP, DPOY and MIP through the first half of 2019-20?
28 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/11/2020: Suns trounced by Lake...
A 25-point loss in Los Angeles further hurts the Suns’ fading playoff dreams before the All-Star break
28 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/10/2020: Weekend back-to-back ...
A win over Houston and loss against Denver leaves the Suns in a tough spot for a playoff push.
32 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/7/2020: Recapping a surprising...
After a week filled with rumors, the Suns stood pat at the NBA trade deadline.
33 min
12
LOCKED ON SUNS 2/6/2020: Another loss for Phoen...
After the Suns’ loss in Detroit, we have trade deadline updates revolving around Luke Kennard and Kelly Oubre Jr.
35 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/5/2020: Breaking down the Kenn...
The Suns desperately need bench help, and Luke Kennard fits the billing in many ways.
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/4/2020: Suns blown out by Nets...
Another loss has Phoenix on the edge of staying in contention for the No. 8 seed.
28 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 2/3/2020: Booker’s All-Star snub...
An eventful weekend for the Suns where everything didn’t go their way.
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/31/2020: Pre-NBA trade deadlin...
Will the Suns end up being active at this year’s trade deadline?
37 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/30/2020: Reliving Kobe Bryant ...
A very special episode featuring former Suns beat writer Paul Coro on Kobe vs. Phoenix.
34 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/29/2020: Devin Booker and Dean...
We recap one of the Suns’ most impressive wins of the seasons.
27 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/28/2020: Mega trade deadline p...
With the trade deadline quickly approaching, it’s time to go in-depth on all of the options for the Phoenix Suns.
41 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/27/2020: Kobe thoughts plus we...
As the basketball world mourns Kobe Bryant, we give our quick thoughts before discussing the Suns’ weekend road trip.
31 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/24/2020: News roundup on Suns ...
Larry Fitzgerald, the NAZ Suns, and Aron Baynes’ trade value headline today’s episode.
36 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/23/2020: Suns suffer ugly home...
Indiana’s blowout of the Suns was one of the worst games thus far for Phoenix.
23 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/22/2020: Where the Suns stand ...
Are the Suns contenders or pretenders for the playoffs? They’re right in the thick of it for the race to No. 8.
30 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/21/2020: Suns nearly pull off ...
Following two big wins on the road, Phoenix dropped one at home to San Antonio in rollercoaster fashion.
22 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/20/2020: Suns close out road t...
Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton, and Mikal Bridges all went off in this one.
23 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/17/2020: Deandre Ayton’s first...
The Suns’ first 20-plus point win since November was much-needed after a tumultuous stretch.
27 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/16/2020: A deep dive on the Su...
We cover everything from team expectations, individual benchmarks, plus the relationship between James Jones and Monty Williams.
36 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/15/2020: Suns now have to play...
Another inexcusable loss for the Suns, this time against the Hawks.
29 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/14/2020: Another Ayton check-i...
From Ayton and Oubre’s long-term outcomes to playoff conversation, a lot of ground cover on today’s episode.
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/13/2020: Suns regain momentum ...
Wins over Orlando and Charlotte have the Suns back in on the race for No. 8 in the NBA’s Western Conference.
26 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/10/2020: Parsing James Jones’ ...
Suns GM James Jones spoke to Bright Side Of The Sun earlier this week in an exclusive interview. We break it all down.
34 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/9/2020: Jackson Frank of The A...
It’s time to at least take a peak at the 2020 class, led by play-makers such as Cole Anthony and Nico Mannion.
41 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/8/2020: Suns suffer epic colla...
Another inexcusable loss we’re going to look back on in the spring if the Suns’ playoff chances continue to fade.
23 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/7/2019: Analyzing the Suns’ bi...
Starting two centers has led to some big changes. What does it mean for someone like Dario Saric?
38 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/6/2019: Suns unable to capture...
The Suns started a five-game homestand with more hot and cold play.
31 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/3/2020: Revisiting 2019 free a...
We take a look at recent reports connecting the Clippers to Baynes and how the Suns might approach the trade deadline.
36 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 1/2/2020: Late rally not enough ...
The Suns cut a 36-point lead to single digits but could not close out the Lakers on the road.
20 min
38
LOCKED ON SUNS 1/1/2020: KAT trade talk, an up-...
We run through all the latest Suns news, including a possible reunification of good friends Karl-Anthony Towns and Devin Booker.
35 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 12/31/2019: Suns send a statemen...
What a win for Phoenix in Portland, thanks to hot shooting and the Trail Blazers force-feeding Carmelo Anthony.
29 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 12/30/2019: Recapping a rollerco...
We saw both ends of the spectrum for Phoenix this past weekend.
30 min
41
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/27/2019: Twitter mailbag on b...
We run through all of your questions from Twitter.
35 min
42
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/23/2019: Defensive woes, Mika...
Phoenix is at a crossroads. What happens next?
32 min
43
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/20/2019: Analyzing trade seas...
Should the Suns be in the market for someone like Kevin Love? What are other options possibly out there?
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 12/19/2019: Checking in on where...
The Suns are now on the outside looking in, but this is going to be a tight battle throughout the season.
36 min
45
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/18/2019: Clippers clamp down ...
Phoenix lost 120-99, falling to 11-16 on the season as Ayton debuted.
30 min
46
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/17/2019: Melo and Dame bring ...
The Suns lost another heart-breaker at home.
22 min
47
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/16/2019: First Trimester Repo...
We break down the first 25 games from Cam Johnson, Mikal Bridges and Aron Baynes.
41 min
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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.
42 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 12/11/2019: Jaren Jackson Jr. an...
The Suns got outplayed by the Grizzlies in a game they should have won.
24 min
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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.
25 min
51
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.
21 min
52
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.
27 min
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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.
26 min
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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.
25 min
55
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.
37 min
56
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?
24 min
57
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/2/2019: Revisiting the Cam Jo...
Cam Johnson is proving the Suns right on their interesting draft night decision.
30 min
58
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.
28 min
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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.
31 min
60
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/25/2019: Kevin Zimmerman of A...
Kevin joins the show to catch up on everything going on in Suns land.
32 min
61
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.
27 min
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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?
22 min
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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.
35 min
64
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/19/2019: Too little, too late...
After falling down by 26, the Suns fought back in Sacramento shorthanded.
27 min
65
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.
21 min
66
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.
31 min
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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.
24 min
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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?
34 min
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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.
23 min
70
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.
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 11/11/2019: It’s been a long tim...
We recap the Suns’ 138-112 win over the Brooklyn Nets.
27 min
72
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.
26 min
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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.
33 min
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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.
31 min
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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.
23 min
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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?
29 min
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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.
35 min
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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?
33 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 10/30/2019: Suns continue incred...
Phoenix is above .500 even without Deandre Ayton after their 121-110 victory.
30 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 10/29/2019: Analyzing the resurg...
The Phoenix Suns are drawing more national attention with their hot start behind basic fundamentals.
31 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 10/28/2019: Phoenix finally has ...
The win over LA coupled with the narrow defeat Monday against Utah shows significant progress.
28 min
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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.
34 min
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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.
35 min
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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.
23 min
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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.
32 min
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LOCKED ON SUNS 10/21/2019: No new deal for Dari...
How do today’s extensions impact Dario Saric and the Suns?
32 min
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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.
29 min
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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.
35 min
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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.
32 min
90
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.
27 min
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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.
26 min
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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.
36 min
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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.
22 min
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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.
21 min
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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.
28 min
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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.
30 min
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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.
31 min
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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.
29 min
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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.
33 min
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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.
26 min