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Locked On Suns Thursday: Ricky Rubio player profile with Arizona Sports’ Kellan Olson

Locked On Suns Thursday: Ricky Rubio player profile with Arizona Sports’ Kellan Olson

Kellan joins the show once more to break down Ricky Rubio’s first season with the Suns. Kellan Olson of Arizona Sports joins the show again as we continue our Suns Player Profiles by hitting the team’s new starting point guard, Ricky Rubio, who was basically everything the team wanted in 2019-20. However, injuries held him back, and it’s obvious the Suns need to find him a backup. We discuss how the Suns can continue to maximize Rubio next season. We finish by discussing the best minutes range for Rubio next year and how he can be even better if the team adds more shooting. Find us...
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 24, 2020
Locked On Suns Tuesday: Olympics postponed, possible new NBA schedule, plus a local COVID-19 relief fund with Dave King

Locked On Suns Tuesday: Olympics postponed, possible new NBA schedule, plus a local COVID-19 relief fund with Dave King

Bright Side’s Dave King joins for the beginning of a two-part conversation, touching on the latest NBA and Suns news. On today’s episode, Part I of our conversation with Bright Side Of The Sun’s own Dave King is here. We go over all of the following: olympics postponed, December-August NBA schedule, Bright Side’s COVID-19 donation relief fund. How will no olympics impact players like Aron Baynes and Ricky Rubio? Less wear and tear equals refreshed for 2020-21 season with the Suns? This is a fun conversation with Dave, and it’s only going to continue into Part II so look forward to...
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Phoenix Suns: Ricky Rubio latest NBA player participating in coronavirus PSAs

Phoenix Suns: Ricky Rubio latest NBA player participating in coronavirus PSAs

Phoenix Suns point guard Ricky Rubio one of the latest NBA players to participate in PSA about novel coronavirus COVID-19.        
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NBA mock draft: Nico Mannion among point guard options for Phoenix Suns in 2020 NBA draft

NBA mock draft: Nico Mannion among point guard options for Phoenix Suns in 2020 NBA draft

Could the Phoenix Suns look for Ricky Rubio's replacement in the 2020 NBA draft? NBA mock draft projections weigh in.        
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 17, 2020
Locked On Suns Tuesday: Ranking the Suns’ 10 best moments of the season, Part I

Locked On Suns Tuesday: Ranking the Suns’ 10 best moments of the season, Part I

We start off with 10-7 on our lists of the best moments from the 2019-20 Phoenix Suns season. From Tuesday through Thursday, we’re going to unveil our favorite moments of the Suns’ 2019-20 season so far. This was a lot of fun to put together, and our lists defer as well. From Mikal Bridges, Aron Baynes, Ricky Rubio, and Phoenix’s hot start, plenty is covered here in Part I. Suns fans, you can join in on this as well. Send us your favorite moments of the season and we’ll read them on the show! Find us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts and Spotify! Follow on Twitter:...
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 11, 2020
Fanning the Flames: Baynes rises, Baynes falls, Coronavirus threatens it all

Fanning the Flames: Baynes rises, Baynes falls, Coronavirus threatens it all

Paul and Justin try to figure out what’s going on with the Suns Since the last episode of Fanning the Flames, the Phoenix Suns have gone 2-1 and we have continued to see the ups and downs we’ve experienced all season. In this episode, we discuss: Getting a glimpse of the Aron Baynes we saw at the start of the season.; Ricky Rubio keeping up his solid play The continued development of Devin Booker’s playmaking; and The NBA starting to take steps to address the Coronavirus. Listen right here.... Follow Paul (@DervishOfWhirl), Justin (@SoSaysJ), and the pod (@FanTheFlamesNBA) on...
Bright Side Of The Sun Mar 11, 2020
Locked On Suns Wednesday: Carmelo Anthony closes the Suns out once again

Locked On Suns Wednesday: Carmelo Anthony closes the Suns out once again

The Suns’ lack of depth was finally challenged by an opponent, as Portland thoroughly outplayed Phoenix. Brendon goes solo and breaks down the Suns’ 121-105 loss to the Trail Blazers, as the Suns’ lack of depth finally caught up to them. While just about every part of Portland’s roster contributed as needed, the Suns could not survive poor offensive nights from multiple starters. Brendon discusses how Dario Saric can offset his defensive limitations by scoring and fighting on the glass, as well as Ricky Rubio’s aggressive scoring and the precise environment in which Cheick Diallo...
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Phoenix Suns: Teammates love playing with Mikal Bridges

Phoenix Suns: Teammates love playing with Mikal Bridges

Devin Booker and Ricky Rubio talk about the importance of having Mikal Bridges on the floor.        
Valley of the Suns Mar 9, 2020

Ricky Rubio: The Phoenix Suns most important player

The Phoenix Suns have had two incredible games in a row, and it is largely due to he play of Ricky Rubio, who is playing like the team’s most important player. This past summer, the Phoenix Suns signed free agent veteran point guard, Ricky Rubio, to a three year, $51 million dollar contract. Phoenix finally […] Ricky Rubio: The Phoenix Suns most important player - Valley of the Suns - Valley of the Suns - A Phoenix Suns Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Locked On Suns Monday: Suns put together best game of the season against title-favorite Bucks

Locked On Suns Monday: Suns put together best game of the season against title-favorite Bucks

Winning in a 140-131 shootout over Milwaukee gave the Suns their second straight, solidifying their reputation as a rollercoaster team. This win is certainly high on the list of the best wins of the season for the Suns, as they beat impressive the Milwaukee Bucks, 140-131. Not only did Devin Booker go off, with 28 points in the first half, but Ricky Rubio, Aron Baynes and Mikal Bridges stuffed the stat sheet as well. Milwaukee was missing MVP favorite Giannis Antetokounmpo due to knee soreness, but the Suns were clicking on both ends of the floor against the NBA’s best team. Tuned in for...
Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (25-38) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (53-10)

Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (25-38) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (53-10)

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Will the Suns pull off a massive upset? Probable Starters: Suns - Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Aron Baynes Bucks - Eric Bledsoe, Wesley Matthews, Khris Middleton, Ersan Ilyasova, Brook Lopez Note: Giannis Antetokounmpo is out (knee soreness) Bright Side readers, make sure to chat throughout today’s game in the comments section below!
Preview: Suns face off against juggernaut Bucks

Preview: Suns face off against juggernaut Bucks

Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports Will the Suns keep this one close in Part 2 of Phoenix versus Milwaukee? What: Phoenix Suns host the Milwaukee Bucks When: 3:00 p.m. AZ Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena Watch: Fox Sports Arizona Listen: 98.7 FM Probable Starters: Suns - Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Aron Baynes Bucks - Eric Bledsoe, Wesley Matthews, Khris Middleton, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Brook Lopez Suns OffRtg = 110.0 (16th), DefRtg = 110.9 (19th), NetRtg = minus-0.9 (15th) Who expected Aron Baynes to explode for 37 (!?!?) points, including nine three-pointers?...
Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (24-38) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (28-35)

Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (24-38) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (28-35)

Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports Booker vs. Lillard. Who’s got this one? Probable Starters: Suns - Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Aron Baynes Trail Blazers - Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum, Trevor Ariza, Carmelo Anthony, Hassan Whiteside Bright Side readers, make sure to chat throughout tonight’s game in the comments section below!
Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (24-37) vs. Toronto Raptors (42-18)

Open Thread: Phoenix Suns (24-37) vs. Toronto Raptors (42-18)

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports How will the Suns respond from an awful weekend? Probable Starters: Suns - Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Deandre Ayton Raptors - Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell, OG Anunoby, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Pascal Siakam Bright Side readers, make sure to chat throughout tonight’s game in the comments section below!
Preview: Will the Suns bounce back against Raptors?

Preview: Will the Suns bounce back against Raptors?

Photo by Christian Petersen/ Team morale seems to be low heading into a matchup with Toronto. What: Phoenix Suns host the Toronto Raptors When: 7:00 p.m. AZ Where: Talking Stick Resort Arena Watch: Fox Sports Arizona Listen: 98.7 FM Probable Starters: Suns - Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Mikal Bridges, Dario Saric, Deandre Ayton Raptors - Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell, OG Anunoby, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Pascal Siakam Suns OffRtg = 109.7 (17th), DefRtg = 110.7 (19th), NetRtg = minus-1.0 (15th) What’s up with this Suns team right now? I know missing Kelly Oubre Jr. is an impactful loss, but...

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