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Bright Side Of The Sun Jan 18, 2021
Locked On Suns Monday: Suns basketball is back? Plus diving into the Bridges/Ayton discourse

Locked On Suns Monday: Suns basketball is back? Plus diving into the Bridges/Ayton discourse

The Suns are (finally) scheduled to return to the court on Monday against the Grizzlies. Brandon Duenas of Bright Side of the Sun and Zona Hoops joins the show as he does every Monday to sift through the latest on the Suns’ health and safety protocol situation and their scheduled nationally televised game against Memphis on Monday afternoon. Then we dive into the continuing debate over the value of Mikal Bridges/Deandre Ayton and how they both fit into the Suns’ core long-term. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow on Twitter: @LockedOnPHXSuns,...
ClutchPoints Jan 14, 2021
Invest Everything In A Mikal Bridges Card Now

Invest Everything In A Mikal Bridges Card Now

Fans of the Phoenix Suns have gotten used to seeing their team fail over and over again for the last couple of seasons. Their lack of fight on the court, coupled with several coaching changes, have led the squad running in circles in a competitive Western Conference. Of course, things are slowly coming around for […] The post Invest Everything In A Mikal Bridges Card Now appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Bright Side Of The Sun Jan 11, 2021
Locked On Suns Monday: A statement win over Indiana, the growth of Bridges and Johnson, do the Suns have a size problem?

Locked On Suns Monday: A statement win over Indiana, the growth of Bridges and Johnson, do the Suns have a size problem?

A look back at the last week of Phoenix Suns basketball. Brandon Duenas of Bright Side of the Sun and Zona Hoops joins the show as he does every Monday to break down a big Suns win over the Pacers on Saturday night. Then, we dive into the development of Cam Johnson and Mikal Bridges as well as what we saw regarding the Suns’ size in the weekend back-to-back, and what they can do to get the most out of their front court now and as we head toward the NBA playoffs. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow on Twitter: @LockedOnPHXSuns, @BrendonKleen14,...
Bright Side Of The Sun Jan 10, 2021
The Suns go as Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson go

The Suns go as Mikal Bridges and Cameron Johnson go

Photo by Barry Gossage/NBAE via Yes the Suns have three bigger stars, but wins and losses are determined by the quality of the next level down. Sure, the Phoenix Suns have 10-time All-Star Chris Paul running the show, freshly minted All-Star Devin Booker ready to take over the league, and a double-double machine who’s one of the most versatile defenders in the league in Deandre Ayton. But when the Suns are ON on, it’s thanks to the contributions of the rest of the team. On Saturday night against a very good playoff-level opponent, the Suns as a team dished out 33...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Jan 10, 2021
'He's due for a big one': Mikal Bridges hits 6-of-8 3s in career-high 34-point performance

'He's due for a big one': Mikal Bridges hits 6-of-8 3s in career-high 34-point performance

Phoenix Suns wing Mikal Bridges scores a career-high 34 points in 125-117 win Saturday night at Indiana Pacers.        
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2021
Chris Paul delivers sparkling praise for emerging Mikal Bridges

Chris Paul delivers sparkling praise for emerging Mikal Bridges

Phoenix Suns guard Chris Paul had a sterling reviewed prepared for Mikal Bridges after their game against the Indiana Pacers. The 10-time All-Star mainly heaped praise on the sophomore not just for his skills as a player but also as a person and a teammate off the court, per Gerald Bourguet. Paul says that in […] The post Chris Paul delivers sparkling praise for emerging Mikal Bridges appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Jan 10, 2021

Phoenix Suns: Mikal Bridges and the art of starring in your role

The Phoenix Suns expected Mikal Bridges to complement the young tandem of Booker and Ayton. Now, he’s starring alongside them in ways only he can. Before he was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers with the 10th pick in the 2018 Draft and quickly dealt to the Phoenix Suns, projections for Mikal Bridges’s NBA future were […] Phoenix Suns: Mikal Bridges and the art of starring in your role - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Jan 9, 2021
VIDEO: Mikal Bridges drenched in locker room after shattering career high

VIDEO: Mikal Bridges drenched in locker room after shattering career high

Phoenix Suns swingman Mikal Bridges had himself a game on Saturday, erupting for a career-high 34 points in the team’s 125-117 win over the Indiana Pacers. His teammates were pretty hyped about his breakout game and decided to give him an early bath before he hit the showers. Post-match, Bridges entered the locker room greeted […] The post VIDEO: Mikal Bridges drenched in locker room after shattering career high appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Mikal Bridges erupt for career-high 34 points in Phoenix Suns' win at Indiana Pacers

Mikal Bridges erupt for career-high 34 points in Phoenix Suns' win at Indiana Pacers

Phoenix is now 1-1 on its three-game road trip after beating Indiana, 125-117. The Suns close out the road trip Monday in Washington.        
FINAL SCORE: Suns down Pacers 125-117 behind Career High 34 from Bridges

FINAL SCORE: Suns down Pacers 125-117 behind Career High 34 from Bridges

Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via It wasn’t easy. It didn’t always look pretty. But after finally pulling away in the 4th quarter, the Suns successfully bounced back and defeated the Pacers on the road. One night ago, the Suns committed 20 turnovers as a team, looking helpless against the Pistons’ zone defense as three-point shot after three-point shot refused to fall. Tonight? 33 assists. 2 turnovers. That ties them with four other teams for the fewest turnovers EVER in any NBA game. And in addition to that, a career-high 34 points for Mikal Bridges. Just a...
Locked On Suns Thursday: The Suns keep it rolling with a home win over the Raptors

Locked On Suns Thursday: The Suns keep it rolling with a home win over the Raptors

The Suns moved to 6-2 on a night where the NBA took a backseat to bigger forces in society. Brendon goes solo to break down the Suns’ 123-115 win over the Raptors at home, including the more aggressive and efficient Devin Booker we’ve seen lately, how Jae Crowder got involved in the offense to score a season-high 21 points, and what it will take Mikal Bridges to maintain consistent offensive impact this season. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow on Twitter: @LockedOnPHXSuns, @BrendonKleen14
Locked On Suns Wednesday: Why these Suns are legit with Nekias Duncan of Basketball News

Locked On Suns Wednesday: Why these Suns are legit with Nekias Duncan of Basketball News

Breaking down the Suns’ hot start to the season and how they could get even better. Basketball News’ Nekias Duncan joins the show to discuss his recent piece on the Phoenix Suns’ 5-2 start and all the areas they’ve excelled so far. We discuss the defense hitting the ground running, Mikal Bridges looking like maybe the best wing defender in the NBA, and how Chris Paul and Devin Booker are building chemistry. We close the show by looking at whether the Suns’ ultimate ceiling in the Western Conference has increased since the start of the season. Find us on Apple...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Dec 30, 2020
Phoenix Suns remain 'relentless' after 25-point win over New Orleans

Phoenix Suns remain 'relentless' after 25-point win over New Orleans

Monty Williams, Mikal Bridges and Jae Crowder talk about the team working out after Phoenix battered New Orleans, 111-86, Tuesday night at home.        
Bright Side Of The Sun Dec 29, 2020
Locked On Suns Tuesday: A Twitter/Reddit mailbag looking at Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges and the Phoenix Suns’ season so far

Locked On Suns Tuesday: A Twitter/Reddit mailbag looking at Deandre Ayton, Mikal Bridges and the Phoenix Suns’ season so far

Ayton’s place in the offense, Bridges’ development, and is the Suns’ point guard of the future on the roster? Brendon answers a ton of great questions from Phoenix Suns fans on Twitter and r/Suns on Reddit looking at all sides of the Suns’ 2-1 start: how Deandre Ayton fits into the offense, Cam Johnson’s development, whether Mikal Bridges is already the third-best player on the Suns’ roster, and the present and future of the point guard position in the Valley. Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow on Twitter: @LockedOnPHXSuns,...
Bright Side Of The Sun Dec 27, 2020
Recap: Suns scramble for a win vs Kings, 116-100

Recap: Suns scramble for a win vs Kings, 116-100

Photo by Ezra Shaw/ Finishing the game off strong, the Suns get their second victory and are now 2-1 to start the season. The game was close through three quarters, but the Suns pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Kings 116-100. The thees finally fell for the Suns, making 14-35, and Deandre Ayton tallied a double double while playing strong defense. Cam Johnson had 21 points off the bench and Mikal Bridges scored 22 to lead the starters. Game Flow: Having depth is key for the Phoenix Suns in the back-to-back, but with bad news, Jalen Smith is a late scratch...

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