The Phoenix Suns have put themselves in position to make a 'Godfather' move, but what is likely the next step for #TheTimeline? Were Josh Jackson's statements on guarding Power Forwards whiney? And finally
Eric Bledsoe has been traded to the Bucks. How did the Suns fare? Then, (20 min mark) Paul Shirley joins the show to discuss his time with the Phoenix Suns and his new book, 'Stories I tell on Dates'. So much to unpack in so little time. www.SunsPodcast.com Paul Shirley (@PaulThenShirley) Greg Esposito (@Espo) Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) Dave King (@DaveKingNBA)
Should Dragan Bender replace Marquese Chriss in the starting unit? Will the return of Davon Reed mean a bench warming role for Troy Daniels? How is Josh Jackson stacking up to other rookies this season? Hosted by Greg Esposite (@Espo), Dave King (@DaveKingNBA) & Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) Social on Facebook & Twitter @ Suns Solar Panel www.SunsShow.com
Are the wins worth losing lottery balls over? Is Jay Triano turning Mike James into Russell Westbrook? Is #SarverOut a good idea to put all around Phoenix? On the latest midweek, we get your #SolarMailbag questions from Facebook (@SunsSolarPanel) and answer em one by one. Greg Esposito (@Espo) and Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) host this edition. www.SunsPodcast.com Twitter.com/SunsSolarPanel Leave a review on Itunes and we'll shout ya out!
Earl Watson is out. Jay Triano is in. Eric Bledsoe is on the move. Mike James is in. For a season of #TheTimeline- how do the Suns now internally define a successful 2017-2018 season? Certainly anything short of a dumpster fire puts them on the right track. Dave King (@DaveKingNBA), Tim Tompkins (@RadioTimNBA) & Greg Esposito (@Espo) discuss. www.SunsPodcast.com Facebook & Twitter @ SunsSolarPanel. #TheTimeline #SunsAt50
Wait, it's not Saturday. That's right, a mid-week edition of the Suns Solar Panel is here. It's real and it's spectacular. In today's all mailbag edition Tim and Espo discuss if Eric Bledsoe was really at the salon or not, if Ryan McDonough handled the situation right and who is to blame for everything (Hint: he owns the team). While your favorite team is in chaos, your favorite Suns podcast is here to help commiserate with you. We'll see if anyone is feeling better or just more confused by the end. Follow us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel, @Espo, @DaveKingNBA and @RadioTimNBA. Like us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SunsSolarPanel and subscribe via iTunes.
The Suns made history on opening night and subsequent that and the following loss (es), many hot takes transpired. Dave King, Tim Tompkins & Greg Esposito break down all of them on this episode. www.SunsShow.com Facebook & Twitter (@SunsSolarpanel) Tim (@RadioTimNBA) Greg (@Espo) Dave (@DaveKingNBA)
Is the season here yet? Because we want to stop asking questions and start getting answers. But until then, to get you ready for the 50th anniversary of the franchise Dave, Espo and Tim are answering the fourth group of 10 of 50 burning questions all fans want to know. 20) The NBA GM survey came out earlier this week and Bob Meyers the GM of the Golden State Warriors voted Devin Booker as the most pure shooter in the league (he couldn't vote for his own team). Is Booker really that good of a shooter or did Meyers just "have to" vote for someone. 19) Josh Jackson was voted by GMs as the player from this year's draft who will have the best career in five years. Will he even be close to having the best season of the rookies this year? 18) We've now seen the purple jersey in action. What are your thoughts? 17) The NBA All-Star game format has changed,
We're only three weeks away from the start of the Suns season. Training camp is in the books and the preseason is set to begin. To get you ready for the 50th anniversary of the franchise Dave, Espo and Tim are answering the third group of 10 of 50 burning questions all fans want to know: 30) Ryan McD said with Alan Williams injury, we'll likely see Chriss & Bender play spot minutes at 5. Who is more likely to excel as a small ball 5 this season? 29) Tyler Ulis is coming back from injury but playing 5-on-5 drills, how large of a role do we expect from him this season and what kind of backcourt lineups (defensively speaking) make it possible to have Ulis have a net positive influence on the court? 28) Will the Suns win Bright Side Night against the Bulls on Sunday, November 19? 27) How will upcoming lottery reform impact the Suns tanking plans?The lottery doesn't change till
Just four weeks separate us from the start of the Suns season and to get you ready for the 50th anniversary of the franchise Dave, Espo and Tim are answering the second group of 10 of 50 burning questions all fans want to know: 40: Are you surprised by how the Alex Len situation played out and how does it impact this season? 39: Troy Daniels? Is he the back up shooting guard the Suns have been looking for or just a camp body? 38: The Suns now have two of the top 5 picks from a recent draft class. Unfortunately it's the 2013 draft. Will Anthony Bennett ever play a regular season minute in a Suns uniform? 37: Is Alan Williams injury a blessing in disguise because now they can feature Tyson Chandler to up his trade value? 36: What would be the worst NBA Jam pairing on the current Suns roster? 35: the ESPN Future Rank which looks at potential success over the next
We're five weeks away from the start of the Suns season and to get you ready for the 50th anniversary of the franchise Dave, Espo and Tim are answering the first 10 of 50 burning questions all fans want to know: - 50: Which new uniform are you most looking forward to seeing in action? -49: Who takes a bigger step in their sophomore season, Bender or Chriss? -48: More likely, Josh Jackson in the discussion for ROY in the final moth or Booker in scoring title discussion? -47: FILL IN THE BLANK: the best Suns giveaway ever was _________ -46: Would you rather be the worst team in the NBA the next three years and but be guaranteed a championship for #TheTimeline or surprise and make the playoffs the next three years but not be guaranteed a title? -45: O/U 50.5 games played for Dudley, Chandler -44: In your mind, what does a "successful" season look like for the Suns this year? -43: Do the Suns acquire
Is it October yet? Not quite but the guys help you get you one week closer as they found some entertaining and even off the wall subjects to discuss. They debate: - Who deserves to be the next Suns Ring of Honor member - Would you rather see Marcin Gortat or the Sarvers as a reality show - Will Alex Len sign the qualifying offer - Does Espo name drop too often - and much, much more Visit us at www.SunsPodcast.com, follow us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel, @Espo, @DaveKingNBA and @RadioTimNBA. Like on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SunsSolarPanel and subscribe via iTunes.
Say it with us. Thank the basketball Gods for NBA 2K and Kevin Durant. Otherwise this episode would have just been Tim and Espo talking about their weekends and no one wants to listen to that . Instead they debate: - How NBA 2K got the Suns all-time roster so wrong - Why Charles Barkley isn't in the Game - Will Josh Jackson be Successompared to Kyrie's Success - Just How Much the Davon Reed Injury Hurts Suns at Shooting Guard - Mailbag - And Much Visit us at www.SunsPodcast.com, follow us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel, @Espo, @DaveKingNBA and @RadioTimNBA. Like on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SunsSolarPanel and subscribe via iTunes.
It's the middle of August and the closest thing to Suns news is a total solar eclipse. Don't worry though, Greg, Tim and Dave got creative and debated: If Devin Booker is actually a good NBA player Who should be the opening night starting 5 If the Suns schedule being released even matters Self-Promotion Mailbag And much, much more more! Visit us at www.SunsPodcast.com, follow us on Twitter @SunsSolarPanel, @Espo, @DaveKingNBA and @RadioTimNBA. Like on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SunsSolarPanel and subscribe via iTunes.