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Suns Solar Panel, ep. 175: Ayton-shopping plus Christmas presents for everyone

Tim, Dave and Greg talk about the latest Suns news, including Deandre Ayton’s true value to the Suns organization

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Is it time for the Phoenix Suns to start shopping Deandre Ayton? Bill Simmons, noted Suns lover and especially Deandre Ayton lover, says he would be shopping Ayton right now. Greg, Dave and Tim have their own opinions on that topic.

Also, the NBA is proposing to change it’s season to include a mid-season tournament and a play-in tournament for the 7th and 8th seeds.

  • 78-game regular season
  • In-season tournament ($1M per player, $1.5M coaches pool for champion)
  • End of year Play-in tourneys for 7-8 playoff seeds
  • Final 4 reseed in playoffs based on regular season records

More on the in-season tournament proposal:

  • All 30 teams involved from late Nov. to mid-Dec.
  • Divisional games (4 home, 4 away) for group stage
  • 6 divisional stage winners, plus 2 wildcards for knockout
  • Quarterfinals at home market; semifinals/Finals at neutral site


The guys give out Christmas gifts to each player, the GM and the coach

Plus, we have the stat of the day and give out Espo’s weekly Duncy Award.

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