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Solar Flares 12/30: Phoenix Suns links, including Kobe Bryant describing the three-headed monster

Len don't even know how to play yet.

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Don't disrespect the legends. The original "Ukraine Train" was Vitaly Potapenko. Alex Len certainly has some momentum on the tracks though. Or as P.J. Tucker puts it, "he don't even know how to play yet."

Protecting the rim is what Alex Len does! Miles Plumlee also likes to help.

How long will Phoenix winning streak run? Suns fans voted, and they're a cynical bunch.

In case you missed it, details on the Anthony Tolliver trade to the Detroit Pistons.

Pistons president and coach Stan Van Gundy calls the trade "a no-brainer."

The Suns are making it work with "three point guards, one basketball." Because using more than one basketball, I mean that's got to be at least a technical foul right? That wouldn't be allowed, I'm sure.

Another read about the three guard "experiment" being over.

Charles Barkley is speaking his mind again.

Stop me if you've heard this one before. Tyler Ennis, Archie Goodwin, and T.J. Warren assigned to D-League. Merry Christmas!

In Phoenix for the Super Bowl? Check out these tips.

"I owe everything to Jeff Hornacek." Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is deadly from behind the arc.

If the right opportunity comes up for the Suns to make a move to improve the roster, the numbers are very friendly.

Random Power Ranking!

Isaiah Claus! Suns guard Isaiah Thomas brightened the day for 350 Phoenix area youths.

Reigning NBA strength and conditioning Coach of the Year Mike Elliot is an elf.

And finally, let's listen to the Mamba when he talks about the Phoenix Suns:

"They've got one on the left, one on the right and one in the middle," Bryant said. "You can't cover them all."

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