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 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


219. Could the Phoenix Suns Big NBA’s Best Free Agency Destination?
Oct 18 • 76 min
The NBA offseason is about to get underway but how much cap space will the Phoenix Suns actually have and who exactly should they target. Does someone like Christian Wood, Chris Paul, Brandon Ingram, Fred Van Vleet, or Victor Olidipo fit in the available…
218. Debating Point Book, Christian Wood, and a Big Board
Oct 11 • 67 min
The future of the Phoenix Suns point guard position may be on the roster already. No, it’s not Jalen Leque, but could it be Devin “Point Book” Booker? Plus, we have a laugh at Markieff Morris and the Lakers’ misfortune and more on this episode of the Suns…
217. Would You Rather Have Ayton or KAT?
Oct 5 • 80 min
What exactly will the Phoenix Suns do in the offseason? Jerami Grant and the team apparently have mutual interest. Karl Anthony Towns might want out of Minnesota. Would they be crazy enough to take on Chris Paul’s money? Or could Brandon Ingram be…
216. The One Where Someone Doesn’t Make It Out
Sep 27 • 55 min
Huge show announcement. You don’t want to miss this episode With your hosts Dave King, Greg Esposito & Tim Tompkins Watch All Our Episodes On Youtube Support The Show Supports Only Private Facebook Group Follow us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel We’re proud to…
215. Giannis to the Phoenix Suns? What would it take?
Sep 13 • 64 min
The basketball world is in a frenzy after news broke that Giannis Antetokounmpo had met with Bucks ownership about his future and unfollowed all his teammates on Instagram. Now every wanna be general manager is trying to figure out how to get him in their…
214. Steve Nash is a Net and Devin Booker is Underrated
Sep 7 • 74 min
It’s been an odd week if you’re a Phoenix Suns fan. Steve Nash is now the head coach of the Brooklyn Nets, Devin Booker’s NBA2k21 rating has been revealed while he hangs out with Justin Bieber, Robert Sarver was, well, Robert Sarver and rumors are running…
213. Keep Your Damn Dirty Hands off Devin Booker, Minnesota!
Aug 23 • 67 min
With the Minnesota Timberwolves getting the No. 1 pick in the NBA Draft, baseless speculation about the Wolves going after the Phoenix Suns Devin Booker has begun. While Book, Karl Anthony Towns, and D’Angelo Russell are friends, the Suns Solar Panel is…
212. Deep Dive Into The 8-0 Bubble Suns
Aug 16 • 66 min
The Phoenix Suns went 8-0 in the NBA Orlando bubble but managed to miss the playin game because of Nets miss and tiebreakers. So what’s next for the team? Plus, Tim, Dave and Espo give out their Bubbly Awards and much, much more. With your hosts Dave…
211. The Suns Are Perfect in Orlando- Here’s Why
Aug 9 • 62 min
You read that right. The Phoenix Suns are perfect in the NBA’s restart in Orlando at 5-0. What do Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton and the rest of the #BubbleBoyz need to do to make it in the playoffs? It’s harder than you might think. Tim, Dave and Espo break…
210. Suns vs Pacers Post Game Analysis
Aug 6 • 61 min
What if I told you during a global pandemic, civil unrest, and economic downturn, the Phoenix Suns would find a way to uplift the Valley and be the best NBA team in Orlando? That’s exactly what’s happened versus the Pacers as the Suns improve to 4-0 in…
209. Suns vs Clippers Post Game Reaction
Aug 4 • 57 min
Have you caught your breath yet? Devin Booker and the Suns beat the Los Angeles Clippers on a crazy buzzer-beater. Suns win 117-115 behind 35 points, 8 assists from Booker and 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists from Deandre Ayton. Supporters of the show…
208. Suns vs Mavs Post Game Recap
Aug 3 • 55 min
Despite being down by as many as 15 points and having Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton limited by foul trouble, the Phoenix Suns can back to defeat the Dallas Mavericks 117-115. The win moves the Suns to 2-0 in Orlando and just 2 games back of the Spurs for…
207. Suns vs Wizard Post Game Reaction
Aug 1 • 39 min
Despite an uneven performance by the Phoenix Suns, they defeat the Washington Wizards 125-112 behind solid performances from Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton. Watch as Dave King, Greg Esposito, and special guest Gerald Bourguet break it all down. Make sure…
206. Suns Ownership
Jul 30 • 8 min
Greg Esposito shares his thoughts on the week off the court for the Phoenix Suns and how it all leads back to one man… Robert Sarver. Check out this special clip from The Espo Show —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message…
205. Suns Gave Us A Reason To Believe
Jul 25 • 64 min
Uhoh,… Deandre Ayton learned out to shoot threes! Tim, Dave, and Espo provide a full breakdown of their impressions of the Orlando scrimmages. Plus, they talk face tattoos, Dario Saric as a center, and much more on this edition of the Phoenix Suns Solar…
204. Who’s Not in Orlando for the Phoenix Suns?
Jul 19 • 63 min
The Phoenix Suns made changes to their coaching staff just a week before exhibition play begins in Orlando but why? And where exactly are Ricky Rubio and Aron Baynes? Plus, who would you snitch on if you had access to the NBA’s Snitch Line and Terrible…
203. Can the Suns go Ayton-0 in Orlando and is Deandre a top 5 center?
Jul 12 • 64 min
The Phoenix Suns aka the Bubble Boyz have made it to Orlando. The question is, will they ever play any games? With the MLS bubble in Orlando seemingly on the verge of bursting, is the NBA next. Plus, is Deandre Ayton a Top 5 center in the NBA? One…
202. Suns In It to Win It & Devin Booker Trade Rumors Ft. Gina Mizell
Jul 5 • 62 min
It was another interesting week for the Phoenix Suns as they prepare to head to Orlando for the NBA season restart. The Bubble Boyz added backup point guard Cameron Payne and both Deandre Ayton and Monty Williams talked with the media about their…
201. Breaking Down The Phoenix Suns Schedule with Saul Bookman
Jun 28 • 67 min
The Phoenix Suns’ 8-game Orlando schedule was released by the NBA on Friday. Can they go 8-0 and force their way into a play-in series or are we setting ourselves up for disappointment yet again. Espo, Tim and special guest Saul Bookman of the Total BS…
200. Kelly Out-Bre for the Phoenix Suns
Jun 21 • 65 min
How much does Kelly Oubre missing the remainder of the season impact the Phoenix Suns chances in Orlando? And what lineups can we expect with him out. Plus, will the Suns sign someone to fill their open roster spot? Will the Yacht Club be the new nickname…
199.5- Amin Elhassan on Suns Bubble Dreams include recruiting super team, plus BLM/Juneteenth
Jun 19 • 51 min
Dave and Amin give you a special episode, talking about all the Orlando issues for the NBA including whether they can stay healthy (COVID and otherwise), stay sane in quarantine and possibly even come out of this with new future super-friends in tow. Can…
199. Are Any Phoenix Suns Kyrie-Thinking The Orlando Bubble?
Jun 14 • 61 min
With news that the Kyrie Irving led a call with over 80 players on it to discuss the possibility of not restarting the NBA season, what does it mean for the Phoenix Suns? Plus, do you think any Suns players would actually follow along with Irving’s plan?…
198. The Suns Post Season Chances- BLM
Jun 7 • 67 min
The Phoenix Suns have officially made it as one of the 22-teams that the NBA has invited to Orlando to finish out the season. That means the Suns have a shot at a title — all be it one smaller than Muggsy Bogues standing in a hole. Dave, Tim and Espo…
197. Will We See The Suns Again This Season?
May 31 • 55 min
The NBA has four different plans to return to play in Orlando in July but will the Phoenix Suns be part of them? Does it even matter? If they make it is their playoff drought over? With your hosts Dave King , Greg Esposito & Tim Tompkins Watch All Our…
197- The Trial Of Ryan McDonough. Part 3- Final
May 25 • 63 min
On the third and final phase of the trial of Ryan McDonough, the defense (Espo) and prosecution (Dave) argue whether or not Ryan McDonough is responsible for ruining the culture of the Phoenix Suns. The judge (Tim) keeps them in order while the jury (you…
196. Trial of Ryan McDonough: Draft, Free Agency & Trades. Part two
May 17 • 64 min
The Sun Solar Panel is putting the tenure of former Suns Ryan McDonough on trial. This week they try him on the charge of terrible transactions while running the team. Tim the judge, Dave the prosecution and Espo the defense with YOU the listener playing…
195. The Trial of Ryan McDonough, Part 1
May 10 • 49 min
The Sun Solar Panel is putting the tenure of former Suns Ryan McDonough on trial. This week they try him on the charge of leaving the Suns worse off than when he showed up. Stay tuned for next weeks episode in which individual trades, draft picks and…
194. Charles Barkley Statue Debate ft. Brendon Kleen
May 7 • 19 min
Should the Phoenix Suns build Charles Barkley a statue outside of their renovated arena this winter? It’s an interesting question posed by Brendon Kleen in his latest piece on Brightside of the Suns. That’s why Espo decided to have him on an improptu…
193. NBA & Suns Options To Resume The Season
May 3 • 54 min
We discuss and debate the NBA’s options to resuming the regular season. If the NBA expanded- what two players not named Booker or Ayton would we keep? If we could redo one Suns transaction (trade or draft)- what would it be? And lastly, what one Suns…
192. Suns Reddit Said What?
Apr 26 • 64 min
Phoenix Suns Reddit can be a truly unique place. That’s why the guys braved it to find the 10 wildest headlines and debate them on this edition of the Solar Panel. Check Out Tim’s Quarantine Playlist With your hosts Dave King, Greg Esposito & Tim Tompkins…
191. Expect More Devin Booker At Point Next Season
Apr 20 • 61 min
Earlier this week Monty Williams and James Jones virtually met the media. One of the main topics discussed was the fact that Williams would like to play Devin Booker at point guard more. Is this a good idea? The guys discuss that and more on today’s…
190. Grading the Suns Coaches and Front Office
Apr 12 • 71 min
The guys wrap up their series on season — well we think the season is likely over — grades with James Jones, Monty Williams, and Robert Sarver. Do you agree or disagree with what they think? Check out Tim’s Quarantine Playlist on Spotify With your hosts…
189. Phoenix Suns Point Guards Are Good A-F
Apr 5 • 60 min
The guys are back even though Phoenix Suns basketball isn’t. Dave, Tim and Espo breakdown the grades for the Suns PGs as well as Coaches and more. Plus, they’ll talk about Deandre Ayton’s first-round win in the #NBA2KTourney. That and the Stat of the Week…
188. Deandre Ayton or Devin Booker, Who Is Better… at NBA2k?
Apr 2 • 60 min
The NBA2K players tournament takes place starting Friday and both Devin Booker and Deandre Ayton are participating. Who has a better shot at winning. Plus, which All-Time Sun would you like to be stuck in quarantine with? All that and more with friend of…
187. The Phoenix Suns Make History Ft. Jon Bloom
Mar 30 • 68 min
Yeah, that’s right. There’s no basketball and the Phoenix Suns made history on Friday night. What was it? Why does it matter? We welcome the man who took part in the historic evening, Suns broadcaster Jon Bloom, to explain. Plus we great the SF and SGs,…
186. Season Grades For Centers & Power Forwards
Mar 22 • 70 min
Can you give grades on an incomplete season? Oh, yes you can and the Tim, Dave and Espo will on this edition of the Suns Solar Panel. With your hosts Dave King, Greg Esposito & Tim Tompkins Watch All Our Episodes On Youtube Support The Show Solar Panel…
185. Solar Distancing: Self-Quaranteam Edition aka No Suns Basketball
Mar 15 • 42 min
What do you do when Phoenix Suns basketball has been canceled for the foreseeable future? Yeah, we’re not sure either. But the guys will power on talking about: - The Suns paying for salaries during the stoppage - The Suns Vs. Mavericks … on Twitch -…
184. A Real Bayne In The Butt
Mar 8 • 71 min
Call off the missing persons search, Aron Baynes has been found alive and well at Talking Stick Resort Arena and had a historic night for the Phoenix Suns. How does that impact his future in the Valley? Plus Stat of the Week, the Duncy Award and more.…
183. Kel-Knee Oubre
Mar 2 • 66 min
Does Kelly Oubre’s Injury Impact Phoenix Suns Offseason? Oubre out the remainder of season with torn meniscus Earlier in the week, reports surfaced that Kelly Oubre Jr. tor his meniscus and will likely miss the remainder of the season. The question is,…
182. Phoenix Suns 32.5 Wins. Over or Under?
Feb 23 • 57 min
The second half of the season is underway and Vegas has upped the Suns over/under to 32.5 wins from 29.5. Do you think the Suns can get to 33 wins with 26 games left to go? Plus, was Devin Booker’s all-star weekend a success and what exactly should we…
181. Punting The Trade Deadline
Feb 9 • 63 min
The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and James Jones and the Phoenix Suns decided to do nothing. Was this the right move or a sign that the franchise still hasn’t found it’s way? Plus, Deangelo Russell has now paired with Karl Anthony Towns in…
181. Devin Booker All-Star Snub. Are the Phoenix Suns to Blame?
Jan 31 • 39 min
On Thursday night the NBA All-Star reserves were announced and Devin Booker didn’t make the Western Conference roster. How big of a snub was it and are the Phoenix Suns to blame? Plus, was Mitchell, Westbrook and Paul’s resumes better than Booker’s? With…
180. Suns Trade Deadline- Buyers Or Sellers?
Jan 26 • 80 min
The trade deadline in the NBA is fast approaching and so is the question of whether or not the Suns should be buyers or sellers. Sitting just outside a playoff spot, it’s not quite clear what James Jones will do. Plus, will Devin Booker make the All-Star…
179. Deandre Ayton Dominating & Trade Deadline Buzz
Jan 19 • 67 min
Deandre Ayton has dominated the last two games and quieted critics but what will it take to do it for the longterm? Plus, Devin Booker is still putting up All-Star level numbers but will it be enough to get him in the game and, more importantly, get the…
178. Amin Elhassan on Devin Booker’s All Star changes & the state of the Phoenix Suns
Jan 12 • 71 min
Amin Elhassan of ESPN and Serious XM joins us for a thorough breakdown of Devin Booker’s All-Star chances. He also touches on what the Suns should and likely will do approaching the Trade Deadline. That and much more on this episode of the Solar Panel.…
177. Suns Playoff Chances & Twin Tower Lineup
Jan 5 • 67 min
Despite only being only 14-21 the Phoenix Suns are within striking distance of the 8th seed in the Western Conference thanks to a heroic last five games from Devin Booker and Kelly Oubre. Do they have enough to figure it all out and get the final playoff…
176. What The Next Decade Might Bring For The Suns
Dec 29, 2019 • 44 min
The Phoenix Suns just broke out of their 8 game losing streak. We ask, is this team really good enough? The most undefining moment of the decade for the Suns Plus, we’ll give out the Dunc-y Award and share our “Stat of the Week” With your hosts Dave King…
175. Should The Phoenix Suns Shop Deandre Ayton?
Dec 22, 2019 • 75 min
Is it time for the Phoenix Suns to start shopping Deandre Ayton? One big name thinks so. Also, the NBA is going to change it’s season to include a mid-season tournament and a play-in tournament for the 7th and 8th seeds. How will that impact the Suns.…
174. Ay-ton of Questions About The Suns
Dec 15, 2019 • 63 min
With just days until Deandre Ayton re-joins the Phoenix Suns, there are many many questions that remain about the team. Plus, the Suns have an immensely difficult schedule over the next week. What will it take to stay in the playoff race? And don’t forget…
173. Kevin Love It Or Leave It
Dec 8, 2019 • 66 min
With ESPN reporting that the Cleveland Cavaliers are willing to trade Kevin Love, should the Phoenix Suns make a push to trade for him? Plus, how many of the current Suns would make the rotation of a championship team? Plus we try to figure out what is…
172. Suns Struggles
Dec 1, 2019 • 63 min
Is it time to panic as a Phoenix Suns fan? The team is under .500 for the first time all season and just got schooled by Luka Doncic. What’s wrong and is it fixable and does Devin Booker need to be more aggressive? Plus we play a round of ‘Who deserves…
171. Should The Suns Regret Not Taking Luka Doncic?
Nov 28, 2019 • 38 min
In honor of Thanksgiving, the guys breakdown what, if anything, there is to be thankful for as Suns fans. Plus, Espo rants about Deandre Ayton and Luka Dončić and they breakdown the Suns vs. Washington Wizards. That and much more on this episode of the…
170. Sam Amick of the Athletic On Monty Williams & The Suns
Nov 24, 2019 • 40 min
Sam Amick of the Athletic joins us to discuss his interview with Monty Williams and if he thinks the Suns will make the postseason That and much more on this episode of the Solar Panel. Support The Show: Solar Panel Shirts: Subscribe On YouTube: Get a…
169. Suns, NBA’s Best 3-point Shooters?
Nov 17, 2019 • 72 min
The Phoenix Suns are now no. 1 in the NBA in catch and shoot 3-point shots per game, can they sustain the trend. Devin Booker is well on his way to joining the 50/40/90 club but is it enough to put him in the MVP race. Plus, hey Atlanta Hawks fans, shut…
168. Talkin’ Suns Practice … Facility?!?!
Nov 14, 2019 • 38 min
On Wednesday the Phoenix Suns broke ground on a new practice facility. How much will it actually impact the franchise and will it really help them attract big-name free agents? Plus, the team’s hot start continued as they almost beat LeBron James, Anthony…
167- Don’t Hit The Panic Button, Suns Fans
Nov 10, 2019 • 38 min
Despite the loss to the Miami Heat, there’s no reason for Phoenix Suns fans to panic yet. Plus the guys look at what the Suns need to make a playoff run and more. That and much more on this episode of the Solar Panel. Support The Show Solar Panel Shirts…
166. Is Devin A Superstar?
Nov 6, 2019 • 28 min
Was Monday’s performance against the Philadelphia 76ers in a Phoenix Suns win Devin Booker’s announcement that he’s a superstar in the NBA? Plus, Phoenix Suns broadcaster Jon Bloom joins us to talk about just how real this team is. That and much more on…
165. Betting the Suns Make the Playoffs
Nov 3, 2019 • 63 min
Subscribe To Our Youtube Channel- Would you bet a mortgage payment on the Suns making the playoffs with +1000 odds? Plus, is Aron Baynes better for this team than Deandre Ayton? What can we expect from this team moving forward, a heartfelt apology to…
164- The one with Tim Donaghy… Yes, that Tim Donaghy
Oct 31, 2019 • 13 min
Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy offered an exclusive interview with the Suns Solar Panel and Bright Side to discuss how referees stuck it to some owners and players every chance they got. Dave King spent time discussing every aspect of the scandal and the…
163 - Are the Suns Actually Good?!?!
Oct 28, 2019 • 57 min
After three games the Suns are 2-1 and just beat NBA title favorite and super team the Los Angeles Clippers shorthanded. Is it time to start wondering if this team is actually good? That and much more on this episode of the Solar Panel. Support The Show:…
162 - Urine Ay-Ton of Trouble, Deandre
Oct 25, 2019 • 29 min
The NBA suspended Deandre Ayton 25-games for violating their anti-drug policy. So how does this impact the Phoenix Suns now and moving forward. Oh yea, and the Suns won their first game. So there’s that too. That and much more on this episode of the Solar…
161. Mega Season Preview
Oct 20, 2019 • 66 min
A few of our favorite Suns podcasters join us for our annual mega season preview episode from Locked On Suns and Fanning The Flames Support The Show Subscribe To The YouTube Channel 1) Who is the ‘core four’ where 2 are on the court at all times? 2) Can…
160. Suns Preseason Recap
Oct 16, 2019 • 34 min
The Phoenix Suns played fast this preseason but still is in the bottom third of the league in 3’s. Will that be a problem? Will Rubio and Booker make each other better in the regular season and who makes the final roster? That and much more on this…
159. Suns Raining 3’s A Sign To Come?
Oct 14, 2019 • 38 min
The Suns went from an abysmal game against the Sacramento Kings to making 24 threes in a game without Devin Booker, Ricky Rubio and DeAndre Ayton against the Portland Trailblazers. So who exactly is this team? Subscribe On Youtube —- Send in a voice…
158. The Suns Don’t Suck?
Oct 10, 2019 • 31 min
DeAndre Ayton dominated. Devin Booker fill the stat-sheet and Ricky Rubio was the floor general everyone expected but can we really read anything into the first preseason game for the Phoenix Suns? Support The Show Solar Panel Shirts Subscribe To The…
157. Suns Training Camp is Over, So What Did We Learn?
Oct 6, 2019 • 59 min
We take a look back at Suns training camp in Flagstaff and try to dissect just what exactly did we learn from it and what can we expect in the preseason. As well as TJ Warren exploding for his first game with the Pacers & if the Suns made a mistake…
156. Suns Training Camp Preview
Sep 29, 2019 • 39 min
Training camp is here! Special guest Paul Coro joins us to discuss - The very orange new uniforms - Josh Jackson starting the season for Memphis in the GLeague - Media Day/Training Camp- Hot Take Predictions - Most outrageous claim a coach/GM/player will…
155. Questionable Suns GM Decisions Moves
Sep 26, 2019 • 35 min
This is a fun one! What’s the worst general manager decision ever is and which one sticks with them the most? We reminisce about some of the questionable moves former Suns GM’s have made Subscribe To Our YouTube Channel Solar Panel Shirts —- Send in a…
154. How Ayton & Baynes Stack Up To The West
Sep 22, 2019 • 57 min
We wrap up our season preview series on the Suns starters vs the west with analysis on how the Ayton/Baynes combo will fare vs the Western Conference starting & backup big rotations. Support The Show Solar Panel Shirts Watch on Youtube Add us on Twitter…
153. Deep Dive Into Suns Rookie Ty Jerome
Sep 19, 2019 • 24 min
Caroline Darney with Streaking the Lawn the SB Nation Virginia Cavaliers blog to talk everything Ty Jerome. 3 years at Virginia- Sophomore and Junior years where he really shined and got consistent playing time Basically, a 40% 3pt shooter, averaged 5.5…
152. Phoenix Suns Forwards Stack Up Against the West. Pt 2
Sep 15, 2019 • 49 min
We down the Suns forwards versus the West. SF- Kelly Oubre- 17 pts, 5 rbs, 1.5 asts, -.8 DBPM, .8 DWS PF- Dario Saric- 10.6 pts, 5.6 rb, 1.6 asts, -1.4 DBPM, 1.2 DWS Counting: 41.3 Defensive Adv: -.2 Warriors Aflononzo McKinnie Draymond Green Trailblazers…
151. Debating The Phoenix Suns in SI’s Top 100
Sep 11, 2019 • 24 min
Why Deandre Ayton and Dario Saric didn’t make the cut and where Ricky Rubio and Devin Booker landed for SI’s top 100 players Support The Show Solar Panel Shirts Watch on Youtube Add us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel Dave Espo Tim —- Send in a voice message:…
150. Suns Season Outlook With Matt Moore of HardwoodParoxysm
Sep 5, 2019 • 37 min
Special guest Matt Moore, famously in NBA twitter as HardwoodParoxysm, details his thoughts with Dave on: 1) should Devin Booker have played in World Cup? How right was Simmons on this? 2) should Devin Booker be a lead ball handler in 2019-20 or in the…
149. Suns Front Court Vs The West
Sep 1, 2019 • 60 min
We continue our series comparing the Suns starting lineup to the Western Conference. This episode, we take on the Suns projected starting front court of Oubre and Saric. As well as Devin Booker disrespect by the national media & mailbag at the end!…
148. Deep Dive on Suns Rookie Cam Johnson
Aug 25, 2019 • 26 min
Espo and Dave welcome special guest Jake Lawrence… not from Statefarm but from the Tarheels Blog to talk about what fans can expect from rookie Cam Johnson. Support The Show: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel-/support Solar Panel Shirts:…
147. The Devin Booker Double Team Debate
Aug 22, 2019 • 25 min
Greg Esposito and Dave King debate whether or not the internet has gone mad about Devin Booker getting frustrated by double teams in pick basketball. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/the-solar-panel/message Support this podcast:…
146. Suns Back Court Vs The West Pt 2
Aug 11, 2019 • 66 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, 2019 • 18 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, 2019 • 62 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, 2019 • 20 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, 2019 • 59 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, 2019 • 33 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, 2019 • 55 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, 2019 • 44 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, 2019 • 23 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, 2019 • 26 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, 2019 • 56 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, 2019 • 55 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, 2019 • 26 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, 2019 • 56 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, 2019 • 19 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, 2019 • 53 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, 2019 • 15 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, 2019 • 54 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, 2019 • 13 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, 2019 • 56 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, 2019 • 61 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, 2019 • 23 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, 2019 • 32 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, 2019 • 50 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, 2019 • 74 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, 2019 • 67 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, 2019 • 61 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, 2019 • 68 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, 2019 • 70 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, 2019 • 66 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, 2019 • 65 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, 2019 • 68 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, 2019 • 61 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, 2019 • 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, 2019 • 61 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, 2019 • 65 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, 2019 • 74 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, 2019 • 61 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, 2019 • 55 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, 2019 • 59 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 • 88 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 • 54 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 • 66 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 • 36 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 • 49 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 • 42 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 • 61 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…