The Suns Solar Panel: A Phoenix Suns Show

The Suns Solar Panel: A Phoenix Suns Show

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We’re like a sports bar filled with Suns fans. You just have to bring your own beer. Hosts Greg Esposito, Dave King and Tim Tompkins take you on a weekly journey into the sometimes fun, sometimes painful and yet always entertaining world of Phoenix basketball. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel-/support


146. Suns Back Court Vs The West Pt 2
Aug 11 • 67 min
How does the Suns back court of Booker & Rubio match up vs the West? We finish the series in this episode. We also discuss- Alex Len’s comments on the Suns Who is more likely to be a star in Phx DeAndre Ayton or Kyler Murray? & then answer your mailbag…
145. Creating A Home Court Advantage For The Phoenix Suns
Aug 7 • 19 min
Let’s turn Talking Stick into a real home-court advantage for the Suns. Jeremy Gunderson joins the show to discuss! To register- Tweet Jeremy at twitter.com/TheJeremy_G or at twitter.com/TheSolRebellion Registration is Saturday, August 10th at Talking…
144. Suns Back Court Vs The West Part 1
Aug 4 • 63 min
We rank the Suns projected starting lineup vs the Western Conference part 1 Suns Vegas over/unders and break down WS & Listener Mailbag Support The Show: Solar Panel Shirts: Watch on Youtube: Add us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel Dave Espo Tim —- Send in a…
143. Phoenix Suns Off-Season Mailbag Jamboree
Aug 1 • 22 min
On the midweek edition of the Suns Solar Panel Espo and Tim debate whether stability in the locker room is important, what really happened with those TJ Warren injuries and much, much more. Support The Show: Solar Panel Shirts: Watch on Youtube: Add us on…
142. How The Phoenix Suns Could Be +.500 Next Season
Jul 28 • 60 min
What will it take for the Suns to be above a .500 team next season? We take a look a look at what it took teams last year and debate if the Suns have the pieces to make that happen this season. Advanced stat breakdown of the week: FTr & how it applies to…
141. All Time Phoenix Suns Man Crush Team
Jul 25 • 34 min
Espo and Dave discuss their All Time Suns Man Crush Team & share some stories about their interactions with these players Who is yours? Hit us up on Twitter! Support The Show Solar Panel Shirts Watch on Youtube Add us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel Dave…
140. James Jones Approach To Team Building
Jul 20 • 56 min
- Suns Signing Cheick Diallo - BPM Breakdown & how the Suns ranked last season - Bender Signing with Moscow - Frank Kaminsky is officially a Sun - Oubre Presser - James Jones approach to team building Support The Show:…
139. Suns Searching For Power Forward & Jalen Lecque hype
Jul 14 • 45 min
Gambo is reporting the Suns are still searching for a 3rd string power forward- we discuss their options Kelly Oubre has resigned with the Suns- we discuss what the hold up was and whether the contract he was signed to was best case scenario The…
138. The National Media’s Grade For The Suns Off Season Is Wrong
Jul 10 • 24 min
The National media has consistently rated the Phoenix Suns offseason as a failure. We take exception to that. We’ll explain why they were wrong last year and why they’re wrong this year Support the show: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel-/support Solar…
137. Suns Trade Josh Jackson & Summer League Preview
Jul 4 • 29 min
The Suns have traded Josh Jackson & DeAnthony Melton- we give our reaction to that and how James Jones is handling his assets. We also Preview Summer League & give details about the Meet and Greet on Saturday for Suns fans in Vegas Also, if you’re coming…
136. Ricky Rubio & The Suns Free Agency Moves
Jun 30 • 59 min
-We recap the Phoenix Suns start to 2019 free agency! -What the addition of Ricky Rubio means for the team -Will Kelly Oubre resign -We also reset the Suns cap situation moving forward -And give our projected depth chart. - Among some other Suns talk.…
135. Resetting The Suns Cap & Roster Heading Into FA ft Jon Bloom
Jun 23 • 58 min
Jon Bloom stops by to give his take on the Suns draft We reset the cap situation for the Suns heading into Free Agency Where the roster stands What moves the Suns can and might make to get max cap room And if the D’Angelo Russell rumors have any merit…
134. Suns Draft Shenanigans
Jun 21 • 27 min
We give our immediate reaction to the Suns trading TJ Warren and the #32 pick for cap space, trading back to #11 for Dario Saric & selecting Cameron Johnson Subscribe on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/c/PhoenixSunsSolarPanel Solar Panel Shirts:…
133. ESPN’s Bobby Marks On Suns Draft & Free Agency
Jun 16 • 59 min
Front Office Insider for ESPN/ Former VP/Assistant GM of the NJ/Brooklyn Nets Bobby Marks joins us to discuss the Suns thinking heading into the draft and what realistic options they have for free agency. Support the show:…
133. Can Devin Booker Carry This Suns Team?
Jun 12 • 20 min
We debate if Devin Booker is a true 1A as heads into the first year of his max contract. What should we expect from this Suns team with Devin Booker at the helm IF they don’t make a major trade? Support the show: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel-/support…
Ep. 132- As Suns Head Into Free Agency, What Should You Believe?
Jun 9 • 56 min
As the Phoenix Suns head into free agency, there will be a lot of conflicting reports fed by front offices and agents with agendas. What should you believe? Monty Williams in an interview mentioned Tyler Johnson along side Booker and Ayton as part of…
Ep. 131- Will The Suns Trade Their #6 Draft Pick?
Jun 5 • 16 min
Suns open to trading No. 6 pick for veteran point guard, Reported by Jonathan Givony of ESPN Gambo reported otherwise- but to keep eye on free agents Cory Joseph, Pat Bev, Darren Collison, TJ McConnell We discuss which competing report to believe. Support…
Ep. 130- The Suns Answer At Power Forward
Jun 2 • 57 min
The impact losing will have on the Suns fanbase for years to come Summer League get together Discussing possible mutual interest between the Suns & Julius Randle Is Julius Randle the answer at power forward? Should the Suns be willing to lower than…
Ep. 129- All-Star Point Guard Trade Options For The Suns
May 29 • 14 min
On this midweek shorter episode we break down what All-Star level point guards could be available for trade and more importantly, what the Suns would have to give up to get them. WATCH ON YOUTUBE: http://www.youtube.com/c/PhoenixSunsSolarPanel —- Send in…
Ep. 128- Robert Sarver A Changed Owner?
May 27 • 59 min
Robert Sarver Selling The Team? Which Suns player is most likely to listen to The National We break down the rumor The Suns are looking for a combo guard this offseason, we discuss realistic options Monty Williams Presser reaction Robert Sarver reaching…
Ep. 127- Suns Cap Situation Heading Into Free Agency
May 19 • 62 min
- Resetting the Suns salary cap now that they have the 6th pick in the draft - Ways the Phoenix Suns can target a max player by clearing cap - Will the Suns resign Holmes - ROY Awards & Ayton’s chances against Doncic & Young - What players the Suns have…
Ep. 126- The Suns Pick 6th. What Now?
May 14 • 25 min
We give our live reaction to the Suns picking 6th and predict the most likely moves that they’ll now have to make this offseason. Watch on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChQjPpYxMivM9zkYac_mR2A —- Send in a voice message:…
Ep. 125- Monty Williams Analysis
May 4 • 33 min
We discuss the implications of the Suns new coach, Monty Williams & if this signals a change from Suns ownership about the future stability of the franchise. SPONSOR: www.Valley-Boyz.com Youtube Channel:…
Ep. 124- What Suns Players Really Thought Of The Phoenix Suns
Apr 29 • 51 min
Ashley Nevel (@AshleyNevel) of Brightside Of The Sun join us to discuss - Suns coaching search including Monty Williams, David Vanterpool, Nate Tibbetts - Suns players opinions on Igor Kokoskov & why he was ineffective as a head coach - James Jones & why…
Ep 123- Sam Vecenie on the Phoenix Suns ‘idiot proof’ off season.
Apr 21 • 75 min
Sam Vecenie from The Athletic joins to discuss — What are realistic trades anyway? — Who can the Suns target in free agency? — A Suns team built in the image of Jimmer Fredette — What IS a realistic trade, anyway? — Who can the Suns target in free agency?…
Ep. 122- Suns ‘New’ Front Office & The Real Reason Earl Watson Was Fired
Apr 14 • 68 min
- The front office is now official with Trevor Buckstein & Jeff Bower reporting to James Jones - What impact will Jeff Bower have in Phoenix? - Is James Jones the right pick for GM - BREAKING: The REAL reason Earl Watson was fired - What will the Suns do…
Ep 121- Where The Suns Go Next
Apr 8 • 62 min
And a recap of the 2018-2019 season Justin from Fanning The Flames Podcast fills in for Dave We talk: - Suns player development staff - Who will be traded before next season - The second most impactful player this season - Who the general Manager of the…
Ep. 120- Devin Booker Is…
Apr 1 • 71 min
- A rebuttal to Ben Golliver’s Devin Booker take - Why the national media doesn’t think Devin Booker is anything more than a volume scorer - We look at the history of Star players on bad teams and where Booker ranks among those - A little preview into the…
Ep. 119- Suns Pushing Booker To The Edge (59 points!)
Mar 26 • 71 min
1) Greg pays off his lost bet 2) Will TJ Warren return this season? 3) How important is it to bring back Kelly Oubre next season? 4) Would a competent NBA wing be just as good as Oubre? 5) Is Tyler Johnson the answer at PG next season? 6) When will Devin…
Ep. 118- Small Forward Musical Chairs. Who’s In And Who’s Out
Mar 18 • 67 min
With special guest Jim Coughenour of Brightside Of The Sun - Luke Walton vs Igor Kokoskov - Why Igor isn’t playing DeAnthony Melton - Defensive impact of Kelly Oubre and Mikal Bridges - Can the Suns keep Oubre and Bridges - Does Oubre hinder Mikal Bridges…
Ep 117- Phoenix Suns Finding Success
Mar 11 • 69 min
- Devin Booker youngest player to score 500 3 pointers - Is Suns recent success sustainable? - DeAndre Ayton’s improved defense - How much will Kelly Oubre take to retain in RFA? - Josh Jackson - 5 and 3 man lineup net ratings - Igor’s improved coaching…
Ep. 116- Phoenix Suns Front Office- Who’s At Fault?
Mar 4 • 71 min
On today’s episode we talk- What the hell is going on with the Suns front office? James Jones is NOT the problem Can the league do anything about Robert Sarver? Eric Bledsoe resigning with the Bucks Channing Frye retirement Josh Jackson not showing up to…
Ep. 115- Phoenix Suns Death By 1,000 Cuts
Feb 25 • 64 min
Justin from Fanning The Flames Podcast joins the Suns Solar Panel for this episode We talk: Brian Windhorst comments on Suns owenrship Why the Suns will never pull out of this with Robert Sarver Why Sarver must sell the team Is Devin Booker a true 1A?…
Ep 114- Staying Positive About The Phoenix Suns
Feb 18 • 70 min
- Mikal Bridges defense & his high ceiling as a player - Devin Booker offensive play type statistical breakdown/Synergy - How to fix All-Star weekend - What Suns player should be in the skills contest - World vs USA Game and how Ayton performed - How to…
Ep 113- Trade Deadline Over. What’s Next
Feb 11 • 62 min
- Was Tyler Johnson the best the Suns could do at the deadline - Grading who had the best trade deadline in the NBA - We go on for a bit about the Gorilla - Did Suns dodge a bullet in not acquiring LaVar Ball? ;) - Should Suns have gone after Markell…
Ep. 112- Suns Trade Deadline Preview
Feb 4 • 66 min
- Who are the Suns most likely to trade - What are the most likely trade targets - Is there truth to the trade rumors we’ve heard already - Why the Suns haven’t been players in any Star trades so far - Will James Jones lack of front office experience hurt…
Ep. 111- Phoenix Suns Sellers At Trade Deadline
Jan 28 • 75 min
Who are the players most likely to go? Does the lack of relationships James Jones has with front offices hinder the Suns at the deadline? Dragan Bender’s new NBA career And Duane Rankin of AZ Central stops by the discuss the Suns players only meeting —-…
Ep. 110- Free Throws, poor defense or biased refs?
Jan 21 • 63 min
- New nicknames for Mikal Bridges - The NAZ Suns becoming the Rodeo Clowns - Is the NBA biased against the Suns & therefore not giving them calls? - Is Devin Booker the next Carmelo Anthony? - Should the Suns insert Oubre into the starting lineup? And if…
Ep. 109- The 2019 Free Agency PG Class
Jan 14 • 56 min
The free agency point guard class of 2019 & what restricted free agents the Suns might target We break down James Jones exclusive interview at Brightside Night Where James Jones thinks the Suns will find their PG Quincy Acy signing —- Send in a voice…
Ep. 108- Devin Booker All-Star, Suns Slow Starts & New Years Resolutions
Jan 7 • 61 min
New year, new Suns? We discuss Devin Booker’s chances of making the All-Star team The Suns slow starts & what Igor can do to fix it 2019 Resolutions for the Suns 9 man rotation, Coaching Staff & Front Office —- Send in a voice message:…
Ep. 107- Nate Duncan on Devin Booker, DeAndre Ayton & The Suns
Dec 30, 2018 • 89 min
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. We discuss DeAndre Ayton- Where he’s excelled and where he needs to improve. And of coarse, we ask Nate directly if…
Ep. 106- True Leadership On This Suns Team Wasn’t Bought
Dec 22, 2018 • 55 min
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. Does Ayton have a chance at ROY? Kelly Oubre’s fit with the team An arena update Josh…
Ep. 105- Dear Robert Sarver
Dec 17, 2018 • 67 min
- Understanding the 3 way trade debocile - Grading the Ariza trade in its final form - Robert Sarver’s God awful week & really entire tenure as an owner - The Suns have won 2 games in a row for the first time in nearly a year - The impact Oubre & Rivers…
E. 104 ft Bob Young of the Athletic- The Golden Age Of The Suns
Dec 11, 2018 • 37 min
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. We get a bit nostalgic discussing the 90’s era, some highlights etc Don’t…
Solar Panel Ep. 102- Suns In The Clutch
Nov 26, 2018 • 51 min
- During the clutch, are the Suns a one trick pony? How can Igor improve on that and in theory, the results - Are people too critical of DeAndre Ayton’s defense? - Will running Point Book put more wear and tear on his body? - Richaun Holmes has been…
Ep. 101- Point Book, Markel Fultz, John Wall, Bradley Beal
Nov 22, 2018 • 43 min
- The Desert City 6 - Where Suns players rank is the just released Real Plus Minus stasticial leaders - Is Markel Fultz woth a flyer? And what SHOULD the Suns give up to acquire him? - Is John Wall worth a God father trade? - Would Bradley Beal and Devin…
100th Episode- 3J Warren & Mikal Bridges Shine
Nov 18, 2018 • 63 min
- We share one Suns fans story of how he became a life long Phoenix Suns fan - Should the Suns acquire Melo? - Should the Suns have put in their chips for Jimmy Butler - Josh Jackson’s comments on Devin Booker’s turnovers - Devin Booker shooting woes - Is…