Seven Seconds or Less: An NBA & Phoenix Suns Podcast
Ep 43 - Opening The Offseason + Playoff Observations

Ep 43 - Opening The Offseason + Playoff Observations

April 22, 2019

Max and David are back to transition the Suns from the regular season to the real season. The offseason! We as fans have become to used to the hope of the offseason, but here we are! 

Discussing all the lottery options, possible draft prospects and how Phoenix would build the team out based on where they finish in the lottery. 

David then presents the newest Did You Know segment, before the guys jump into the playoffs so far and several obervations with plenty of Suns tie-ins. 

The podcast closes with a customary 7SOL segment.

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

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03:26 - Key Dates
08:09 - Winning The Lottery
21:20 - Falling From 2 to 4
38:55 - Falling From 5 to 7
44:45 - Did You Know
50:48 - Playoff Observations
1:17:00 - 7SOL

Ep 42 - Suns Season Review, Giannis vs. Harden, Playoff Preview

Ep 42 - Suns Season Review, Giannis vs. Harden, Playoff Preview

April 7, 2019

Max and David do a full Suns season review, including grades and memorable moments from each player on the roster. They also incorporate excellent questions provided by you, the listeners!

Then, after a fun playoff-themed Did You Know segment, the guys jump into this year's incredible MVP race. Is it Giannis? Is it Harden? Max and David break it all down.

The podcast closes with a brief playoff preview followed by a listener-fueled 7SOL segment.

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

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03:15 - Recap and News

10:00 - Booker, TJ, JJ, Bender

27:30 - Ayton, Mikal, Melton, Okobo

43:00 - Oubre, Johnson, Holmes

51:00 - The rest of the roster

56:00 - Did You Know

1:01:00 - MVP breakdown

1:13:30 - Playoff preview

1:24:00 - 7SOL

Ep 41 - Season Coming To A Close

Ep 41 - Season Coming To A Close

March 24, 2019

Max and David talking all things Suns and the rest of the season. 

The guys touch on the busy news week, including Jimmer Fredette's signing, Kelly Oubre's surgery, the GM search and the tank race to the bottom. 

David then returns with a Did You Know segment with a twist, before the podcast continues with a fun look at the first round matchups they'd most like to see in the playoffs. Despite the Suns season being over, Max & David bring up some names for Suns fans to watch for as possibilities next season. 

Finally, a customary 7SOL focused on the upcoming offseason. 

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

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03:04 - Quick Recap 
04:25 - Jimmer Fredette Signing
11:15 - Kelly Oubre Out
18:15 - The Tank Race
23:21 - The GM Search
26:19 - Did You Know: Jimmer Edition
34:30 - First Round Playoffs & Potential New Suns
1:13:45 - 7 Seconds Or Less 

Ep 40 - Catching Up Since The All Star Break

Ep 40 - Catching Up Since The All Star Break

March 16, 2019

After a bit of a break, Max and David are back on deck to talk about the mini resurgence from the Phoenix Suns since the Alll Star Break. 

The guys touch on every player on the roster, starting with the #ValleyBoyz core of Booker, Ayton, Oubre and Johnson. They then move onto Coach Kokoskov and the curious case of Dragan Bender.

David then returns with a quick Did You Know segment, before the podcast continues with the remainder of the roster. Starting with Bridges and Jackson, the guys then talk about the last few guys playing and not playing. Finally, a customary 7SOL focused on the upcoming offseason. 

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

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02:42 - Quick Recap (Results, Standings & Lottery Odds)
04:12 - A Healthy Devin Booker
13:09 - Deandre Ayton Continues To Improve 
28:04 - Kelly Oubre Winning Fans Hearts 
39:45 - The Tyler Johnson Edition
45:45 - Happy For Igor Kokoskov
49:51 - What About Dragan Bender?
55:03 - Did You Know: RFA Edition
1:00:33 - Mikal Bridges Off The Bench
1:06:37 - End Of The Line For Josh Jackson?
1:14:20 - The Rest Of The Roster
1:26:12 - 7 Seconds Or Less 

Ep 39 - Kellan Olson On The State Of The Suns

Ep 39 - Kellan Olson On The State Of The Suns

February 20, 2019

Max and David are joined by Kellan Olson, who covers the Phoenix Suns for  and is an editor/reporter for

The guys talk about Kellan's interviews with James Jones (Interim GM) and Igor Kokoskov (Head Coach), which highlighted a number of key points around the Suns coaching, development & franchise pieces in Deandre Ayton & Devin Booker. 

After a quick Did You Know focusing on Ayton's appearance at All Star Weekend, the trio then look at: Jones' comments on the upcoming Summer, the Zion Williamson debate and the rest of the 2019 Draft Class. 

Thanks to Kellan for joining us and thanks to everyone listening. We appreciate anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review the podcast!

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03:38 - How Much Is Igor Kokoskov's Fault? 
08:32 - What's Best For Deandre Ayton Long Term?
19:00 - When Will The Suns Help Devin Booker?
33:50 - Did You Know: Rising Stars Edition 
40:07 - What Will Summer 2019 Bring For Free Agency & Trades?
46:44 - Just How Good Is Zion Williamson?
59:31 - What About The Rest Of The '19 Draft Class?
1:11:10 - 7 Seconds Or Less 

Ep 38 - Trade Deadline Review

Ep 38 - Trade Deadline Review

February 10, 2019

Max & David jump right into a Trade Deadline Review episode, focused largely at the top on the Tyler Johnson/Ryan Anderson swap.

The guys give their initial reactions, plus break down the on & off court implications of Tyler Johnson joining the team. They then discuss some trades that occured that Phoenix could have got involved in and also the trades that didn't occur. 

David then gives the latest "Did You Know" story about Johnson, before the guys discuss the major moves from the deadline. The Big 4 in the East all went for it, outside of Boston - who may still have got lucky with no Davis trade. It is then David's turn to ask three "Seven Seconds Or Less" questions to end the show.

Thanks for listening and to anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review. We really appreciate it! 

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03:26 - Tyler Johnson Trade Reaction
13:10 - Johnson On/Off Court Impact 
28:05 - Trades PHX Could Have Been Involved In
37:37 - Trades That Didn't Eventuate
44:09 - Did You Know: Tyler Johnson Edition
52:00 - Around The Association: Big East Trades + AD
1:15:13 - 7 Seconds Or Less

Ep 37 - Trade Deadline Preview

Ep 37 - Trade Deadline Preview

February 3, 2019

Max & David jump right into a Trade Deadline Primer, including every Suns related rumor plus some extra fun ideas of what could happen before Feb 7th. 

Fake trades, thoughts on available players and ranking what PHX assets are most likely to be on the move before the deadline. 

David then gives the latest "Did You Know" story, before some league discussion on some of the bigger names mentioned as possible on the move. It is then Max's turn to ask three "Seven Seconds Or Less" questions to end the show.

Thanks for listening and to anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review. We really appreciate it! 

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04:31 - Kristaps Porzingis Trade 
11:45 - Lonzo Ball Rumors 
25:45 - Ranking The Tradeable Suns Assets 
38:10 - Fake PHX Trades: Conley & Holiday
42:23 - Fake PHX Trades: Power Forwards & Random Ideas 
50:30 - Did You Know: Jersey Numbers Edition
56:45 - Around The Association: Davis, Mirotic, Gasol & Conley
1:09:52 - 7 Seconds Or Less

Ep 36 - January Talking Points + NBA Awards

Ep 36 - January Talking Points + NBA Awards

January 28, 2019

It's time to hand out the usual 5 awards to members of the Phoenix Suns, for the month of January. Except this time, Max & David take the chance to discuss some of the major talking points of the last month and into the future. 

Should Point Book make a comeback? Has Bender made a case for regular minutes? What is Jackson getting better at? Is Booker fed up? And who is more impactful out of Bridges & Ayton right now?

David then gives the latest "Did You Know" story, before some league discussion checking in on the NBA end of season awards. It is then David's turn to ask three "Seven Seconds Or Less" questions to end the show.

Thanks for listening and to anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review. We really appreciate it! 

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03:05 - Recap & News 
06:30 - MVP - Should Point Book Come Back?
16:57 - 6MOY - Can Bender Play The 4 Spot?
26:10 - ROY - Who Has Been The Most Impactful Rookie?
36:06 - DPOY - Has Booker Had Enough?
39:32 - MIP - What Is Jackson Actually Doing Well?
49:20 - Did You Know: Jersey Numbers Edition
56:42 - Around The Association: End of Season Awards
1:13:40 - 7 Seconds Or Less

Ep 35 - Suns Mailbag + Mock All Star Draft

Ep 35 - Suns Mailbag + Mock All Star Draft

January 20, 2019

Max and David return after a week off, with another listener mailbag episode. Covering questions around TJ Warren, the vacant PG & PG positions, plus what the Suns need to do for the remainder of the season and some fun rapid fire questions to end. 

The guys then jam some All Star Weekend chatter in between the usual Did You Know & Seven Seconds Or Less segments. The guys decide on the final 24 All Stars and then conduct a mock draft to select two teams, as captains. 

Thanks for listening and to anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review. We really appreciate it! 

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02:28 - Recap & News 
05:05 - Warren Questions
17:35 - PG Questions 
36:44 - PF Questions
43:13 - Remainder Of Season Questions
50:42 - Rapid Fire Questions
54:15 - Did You Know: 
1:00:05 - Around The Association: All Star Weekend
1:24:22 - 7 Seconds Or Less

Ep 34 - December Review + Changes For 2019

Ep 34 - December Review + Changes For 2019

January 4, 2019

Max and David discuss the month of December, while handing out the usual 5 awards to members of the Phoenix Suns. 

After recapping some quick results and news, the guys dive into a whole lot of discussion on the last month. Is Booker or Ayton the MVP of the Suns? Does Igor count as a rookie? Did Jackson put up his hand for Most Improved? Can Bridges get out of his shooting funk? And does Oubre deserve more minutes? All that plus a whole lot more in the main part of the show.

David then gives the latest "Did You Know" story, before some league wide New Year Resolutions are handed out awards and then David's turn to ask three "Seven Seconds Or Less" questions to end the show.

Thanks for listening and to anyone who has taken the time to rate and/or review. We really appreciate it! 

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02:35 - Recap & News 
06:50 - MVP - The Best Sun For December 
11:00 - ROY - Rookie Moment That Stood Out
19:30 - MIP - Player Who Outperformed Expectations
25:50 - DPOY - The Most Disappointing Of The Month
32:35 - 6MOY - More Minutes To Start 2019
41:20 - Did You Know: Streaking Edition
46:30 - Around The Association: New Year Resolutions
1:03:30 - 7 Seconds Or Less