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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 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
2
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
3
LOCKED ON SUNS 1/15/2020: Suns now have to play...
Another inexcusable loss for the Suns, this time against the Hawks.
29 min
4
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
5
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
6
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
7
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
8
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
9
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
10
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
11
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
12
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
13
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
14
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
15
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/30/2019: Recapping a rollerco...
We saw both ends of the spectrum for Phoenix this past weekend.
30 min
16
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/27/2019: Twitter mailbag on b...
We run through all of your questions from Twitter.
35 min
17
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/23/2019: Defensive woes, Mika...
Phoenix is at a crossroads. What happens next?
32 min
18
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
19
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
20
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
21
LOCKED ON SUNS 12/17/2019: Melo and Dame bring ...
The Suns lost another heart-breaker at home.
22 min
22
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
23
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
24
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
25
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
26
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
27
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
28
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
29
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
30
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
31
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
32
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
33
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
34
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
35
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
36
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
37
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
38
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
39
LOCKED ON SUNS 11/19/2019: Too little, too late...
After falling down by 26, the Suns fought back in Sacramento shorthanded.
27 min
40
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
41
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
42
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
43
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
44
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
45
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
46
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
47
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
48
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
49
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
50
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
51
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
52
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
53
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
54
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/30/2019: Suns continue incred...
Phoenix is above .500 even without Deandre Ayton after their 121-110 victory.
30 min
55
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
56
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
57
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
58
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
59
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
60
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
61
LOCKED ON SUNS 10/21/2019: No new deal for Dari...
How do today’s extensions impact Dario Saric and the Suns?
32 min
62
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
63
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
64
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
65
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
66
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
67
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
68
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
69
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
70
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
71
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
72
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
73
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
74
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
75
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
76
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.
28 min
77
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.
33 min
78
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.
43 min
79
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.
37 min
80
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.
38 min
81
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?
40 min
82
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.
43 min
83
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.
42 min
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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.
38 min
85
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.
36 min
86
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.
31 min
87
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?
35 min
88
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.
39 min
89
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?
31 min
90
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?
33 min
91
LOCKED ON SUNS 8/26/19: How Suns players stack ...
Looking for an edge this upcoming fantasy basketball season? Josh has you covered.
31 min
92
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.
28 min
93
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.
39 min
94
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.
33 min
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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.
36 min
96
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.
31 min
97
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.
33 min
98
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?
33 min
99
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.
35 min
100
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.
39 min