Seven Seconds or Less: An NBA & Phoenix Suns Podcast
Ep 58 - Dario Saric and the Power Forwards

Ep 58 - Dario Saric and the Power Forwards

August 11, 2019

Max and David continue their positional preview series with the Suns' power forwards, focusing on Dario Saric, Frank Kaminsky, Cheick Diallo, Kelly Oubre, and potential PF trades.

2:30 Schedule Talk
4:20 Dario Saric
25:00 Power Forward Trades
39:00 Did You Know
47:30 The Other "Power Forwards"
1:06:30 7SOL

 

Ep 57 - Kellan Olson on Devin Booker and the Suns’ Shooting Guards

Ep 57 - Kellan Olson on Devin Booker and the Suns’ Shooting Guards

August 4, 2019

Kellan Olson joins the show for the first episode of the 2019 7SOL position preview on the Suns' shooting guard(s). The guys start by *raving* (seriously, we mean RAVING) about Devin Booker before trying to figure out whether the Suns have another shooting guard.

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4:00 High-level Devin Booker Assessment
8:30 Devin Booker's Health
17:20 Raving About Devin Booker
29:10 Booker's Negatives
42:00 Best/Worst/Average Booker Outcomes Next Season
49:30 Did You Know?
58:20 Who Else Can Play SG for the Suns?
1:20:40 7SOL

Ep 56 - De’Anthony Melton Interview & Offseason Recap

Ep 56 - De’Anthony Melton Interview & Offseason Recap

July 21, 2019

2018-19 Phoenix Suns starting point guard De'Anthony Melton joins the show to break down the roller coaster start to his professional career, including his time playing with the Suns. De'Anthony discusses his unique pre-draft process, what it's like to have already been traded twice, and how he thought his rookie season went. And of course Max doesn't let De'Anthony get away without answering three Seven Seconds or Less questions prepared by David!

Before that, Max and David go over every Suns move so far this off-season, starting with this week's signings. The guys scored each individual transaction to get an overall score, plus looked at some rotation questions and win predictions for the season. 

Enjoy! 

02:52 - Recap: Recent Suns Moves
25:50 - Free Agency: Oubre, Rubio, and the Melton/Jackson trade
46:05 - The Draft: All the Picks and Trades
1:04:30 - De'Anthony Melton Interview

Ep 55 - Crossover With Locked On Suns: Oubre & Vegas

Ep 55 - Crossover With Locked On Suns: Oubre & Vegas

July 13, 2019

Max and David are joined by Evan Sidery and Brendon Kleen of Locked On Suns, for Part 2 of the crossover podcasts. 

On this one, the guys delve further into the Kelly Oubre signing. What the contracts means for the team and player. Then, some Summer League observations including the hype surrounding Jalen Lecque. 

The episode then ends with special editions of both Did You Know and 7SOL to mark the special occasion. 

You can check out Part 1 over on @LockedOnPHXSuns or below:

https://www.brightsideofthesun.com/2019/7/12/20692695/phoenix-suns-podcast-celebrating-500-episodes-crossover

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03:35 - Kelly Oubre Re-Signs 
14:15 - Summer League Thoughts
28:25 - Did You Know 
35:35 - Extended 7SOL 

Ep 54 - Suns Offseason Review + Kawhi Madness

Ep 54 - Suns Offseason Review + Kawhi Madness

July 7, 2019

Max and David break down the Suns' offseason overall, including by giving their thoughts on the Josh Jackson trade and Kelly Oubre situation. They also discuss Kawhi's league-altering moves and other leaguewide free agency developments.

3:30 Recap
6:30 Josh Jackson Trade
17:40 Kawhi/PG13/Westbrook Madness
31:30 FA Signings We Liked and Didn't Like
39:30 Did You Know
47:15 Kelly Oubre Situation
55:00 High-Level Suns Offseason Thoughts
1:27:35 7SOL

Ep 53 - Live Free Agency Reactions (RICKY RUBIO!!!)

Ep 53 - Live Free Agency Reactions (RICKY RUBIO!!!)

June 30, 2019

Max and David react live to the beginning of 2019 NBA Free Agency. The Ricky Rubio signing happens around 1:13:00.

Ep 52 - NERDCAST 2019: Mock Suns FA, Salary Cap Breakdown, Mini Rookie Scouting Reports

Ep 52 - NERDCAST 2019: Mock Suns FA, Salary Cap Breakdown, Mini Rookie Scouting Reports

June 23, 2019

IT'S NERDCAST 2019! Max and David provide mini-scouting reports on the Suns' rookies, break down the Suns' salary cap situation in detail, and do a Mock Suns Free Agency where each takes his turn simulating free agency as the GM of the Phoenix Suns.

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News Recap 5:00
Ty Jerome 9:00
Cam Johnson 20:30
Lecque, Owens, Harper 33:30
NERDCAST SALARY CAP BREAKDOWN 37:15
Did You Know 58:45
Mock FA: Max's Turn as GM 1:05:30
Mock FA: David's Turn as GM 1:16:30
7SOL: 1:30:00

Ep 51 - Instant Draft Reaction

Ep 51 - Instant Draft Reaction

June 21, 2019
Max and David react to the craziness that was the 2019 NBA Draft & everything leading up to it. In order of how it happened, the guys give their initial reactions to the two pre-draft trades, selecting Cam Johnson and trading back into the first round of the draft. 
 
02:00 - TJ Warren Trade 
06:00 - Jarrett Culver for Pick 11 & Dario Saric 
10:30 - Selecting Cam Johnson 
18:00 - The Ty Jerome/Aron Baynes Trade
24:00 - General Feeling At The End Of It All 
28:00 - League Observations 
35:30 - Final Thoughts 
Ep 50 - AD Trade Analysis + Final Draft Thoughts and Predictions

Ep 50 - AD Trade Analysis + Final Draft Thoughts and Predictions

June 16, 2019

Max and David react to the league-altering Anthony Davis trade before giving their final thoughts on the 2019 NBA Draft, including the Suns' options at #6, their personal draft boards, and their draft predictions. Plus: Did You Know, 7SOL, and brief discussions of possible Suns FA/trade targets.

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3:30 Recap
6:00 AD Trade Analysis - Lakers
19:00 AD Trade Analysis - Pelicans and the #4 Pick
29:00 Did You Know
33:45 Suns #6 Pick Rumors
47:00 David's and Max's Big Boards and Mock Drafts
52:00 More Draft Predictions
56:00 D'Lo Rumors
1:03:35 Blake Griffin
1:11:30 7SOL

Ep 49 - Lottery Mock Draft + Suns Rumors With Ross Homan

Ep 49 - Lottery Mock Draft + Suns Rumors With Ross Homan

June 10, 2019

Max and David are back to run through a 2019 Lottery Mock Draft with a twist. 

Ross Homan of The Stepien joins the podcast, trading picks with David for the first 14 picks of the 2019 NBA Draft. While those two go pick for pick, Max reacts and throws to some recent Suns rumors to cover a broad spectrum of the last 2 weeks. 

The overall discussion includes takes on the top draft prospects, various Point Guard options for the Suns (Russell, Dinwiddie, Brogdon and Rubio), a look at how Julius Randle would fit in Phoenix and Toronto's unlikely Finals run. 

We appreciate anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review the podcast!

Follow @Ross_Homan1 on Twitter and read his draft thoughts at www.thestepien.com 

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03:50 - Mock Draft Begins + Julius Randle
09:45 - A Surprise Trade w/ Culver + Morant
15:45 - Discussing TOR's Unlikely Run 
19:45 - No Surprise at #4 + A Big Surprise at #5
27:35 - Phoenix On The Clock 
31:25 - Coby White vs Darius Garland
37:10 - 7SOL Question 1
40:00 - Another Surprise Trade + Malcolm Brogdon and Ricky Rubio
53:15 - Spencer Dinwiddie vs D'Angelo Russell 
1:01:55 - Finishing The Draft + 7SOL Question 2
1:10:25 - 7SOL Question 3 + Some #32 Options