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Solar Panel, ep. 90: Final sprint to training camp, ass kickings and stomach bugs

We also take a deep dive into De’Anthony Melton’s summer league performance and potential with Brandon Anderson

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Tim, Dave and Greg get us ready for SUNS TRAINING CAMP, which begins on Tuesday, September 25.

We talk about all the latest rumors and news and notes, of course. No, Mikal Bridges is not ghosting the Suns like Marquese Chriss did (reader question). And yes, it’s quite possible Joel Embiid does in fact kick Deandre Ayton’s ass this year.

We cover Deandre Ayton’s prospects against the likes of DeAndre Jordan on opening night and Joel Embiid in November. And that it’s a battle of highlights on opening night between Luka and DA.

In the middle of this pod sandwich, we bring on a special guest to share his thoughts on guys who really ARE on the team right now. Brandon Anderson — on twitter as @wheatonbrando — covers the NFL and NBA, most recently for the where he recapped the entire summer league in a 20,000 word manifesto. Here are his thoughts on De’Anthony Melton, and he also shares thoughts on the pod on Elie Okobo, Shaquille Harrison, Davon Reed, Jack Cooley and other Suns rookies De’Andre Ayton and Mikal Bridges.

We wrap the pod with more roster talk, season predictions and small topics like when/if Trevor Ariza “checks out” on the Suns and gets himself bought out to join a playoff contender like Greg Monroe did.

And now listen to our podcast for the Suns dish!

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