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Solar Panel, ep. 123: Special guest Sam Vecenie discusses Suns ‘idiot proof’ off season

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Center of the Sun: The NBA Draft Lottery will be the key to the Suns’ offseason 

Winning the Zion Sweepstakes would immediately solve one of the Suns’ problems.

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What these playoffs tell us about how the Suns should build around Deandre Ayton

Ayton currently plays like the type of guy who will be exposed in the playoffs, and the Suns would be smart to start adjusting now before the stakes are higher.

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Are we ruling out R.J. Barrett too early in the draft process for the Suns?

Zion Williamson, Ja Morant or trade the pick. Wait, should Phoenix add another name to that list?

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A fan Suns game to play during your Easter Sunday.

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The Athletic adds to the reported upswell of Suns interest in point guard Ja Morant

Sam Vecenie is the latest to indicate the Suns might prefer Morant over presumed No. 1 pick Zion Williamson.

Locked On Suns Saturday: In-studio with Greg Moore on Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and the No. 1 pick

We debated with Greg about his controversial column on Zion Williamson and Ja Morant.

Three free agents the Phoenix Suns should go after

Phoenix Suns salary cap update: They only have HOW much to spend?!

You would think that a team with a billion rookie contracts would be flush with cash, but the Suns only have about $7 million in cap space for free agency if they keep their draft pick.

Soon, you’ll be able to listen to former Suns GM Ryan McDonough on the radio with regularity

Watch out, Howard Stern.

If Kokoskov is safe, could he have more control over his coaching staff next season?

It is assumed Kokoskov did not have autonomy in picking his staff this season, but we could see the lifetime assistant’s NBA connections bear fruit if he sticks around with the Suns in 2019-20.

Stability should be the key word for the Suns from now on

Especially at point guard.

Imagining the 2018-19 season if the Suns spent their money on JJ Redick instead of Trevor Ariza

Exploring one realistic either/or proposition that went the wrong way for the Suns.

Locked On Suns Wednesday: Coaching buzz, free agency thoughts and playoff inklings with Sean Deveney of Sporting News

National NBA Writer Sean Deveney gives us the 30,000-foot view of the latest around the league when it comes to Igor Kokoskov, Aaron Gordon, Terry Rozier and more.

After two seasons without one, it’s time for the Suns to answer their point guard question

Whether it’s via the draft, free agency or trade, it’s time to solve the longstanding issue alongside Devin Booker.

On new Suns SVP Jeff Bower, through the eyes of fans of his former teams

Does Bower get great recommendations from Pelicans and Pistons fans?

Igor Kokoskov deserves another year as head coach of the Phoenix Suns

Yes, only 19 wins, but his lauded player development reputation paid dividends post-All-Star break before injuries halted momentum.

Locked On Suns Monday: Mega mailbag looking back at 2018-19 and previewing the offseason

We touched on T.J. Warren trades, the Kelly Oubre-Trevor Ariza swap, and big draft questions.

Valley loses one of its brightest lights with death of former Suns coach John MacLeod

MacLeod coached the Suns for 14 seasons, including the 1976 Finals team.

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Solar Panel, ep. 122: On the Suns cap situation, should they trade the pick now, and why Watson was really fired

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Center of the Sun: Suns season ends with a loss and a final record of 19-63

And to make things worse, they lost the tie-breaker to Cleveland for 2nd/3rd in the reverse standings.

Why did T.J. Warren never come back from his right ankle injury?

And is it anything the Suns should be worried about going forward?

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Fanning the Flames Podcast: Front office mayhem with the Suns, Lakers, Kings and much more!

Your Phoenix Suns may not win a lot of games, but they stay interesting.

End of season Suns mailbag: Warren trades, Oubre’s contract, PF targets and more

I got to most of the big offseason questions in my final mailbag of the 2018-19 season.

The blame game: How good is Devin Booker ... and how bad are the Phoenix Suns?

The Suns’ precocious franchise player continues to rack up accolades ... and losses.

Suns lose lottery tiebreaker to Cavaliers, now 33.1% chance to fall out of top five with only 19 wins

The first domino ahead of the May 14 draft lottery didn’t go Phoenix’s way.

Locked On Suns Friday: Final report cards of the season on the Suns’ supporting cast

That includes Mikal Bridges, Josh Jackson and coach Igor Kokoskov.

Devin Booker announces second annual youth basketball camp

August 3 and 4 at Arizona State University.

With the season under wraps, what’s next for the Phoenix Suns?

Plenty of questions still face this Suns team.

Locked On Suns Thursday: Final report cards of the season on the Suns’ Big 3

We grade the last 27 games of the year for Devin Booker, Deandre Ayton and Kelly Oubre Jr.

Devin Booker joins other NBA stars in Brooklyn for Dwyane Wade’s final game

Lots of future Hall of Famers in the same place.

Uncertainty reigns: Will Jackson, Bender and Kokoskov get a chance to keep momentum going?

Will the former first-round picks and rookie coach be the next casualties of the Suns’ rebuild?

James Jones announced as Suns GM, Jeff Bower and Trevor Bukstein will report to him

This move has felt inevitable since October, and it was confirmed along with more front office restructuring.

Will Devin Booker get his fifth coach in five seasons?

Once Jeff Bower comes aboard, the Suns next decision is on the coaching staff.


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