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Burns & Gambo

Burns and Gambo bring hard-hitting opinions and the latest information on the Valley sports teams every afternoon. When news breaks, they are reacting to it and telling you what it means. Listen live every afternoon from 2-6 p.m. on 98.7 FM Arizona's Sports Station or download this podcast.

Burns and Gambo: Which teams will make a run a Chris Paul?   (37:57)7-23-2021
Who will be the other NBA teams to make a run at Chris Paul during NBA free agency? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What are the biggest storylines for the Cardinals this season?   (37:30)7-23-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss what the biggest storylines are for the Cardinals 2021 season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Is Devin Booker the key for Team USA in the Olympics?   (39:41)7-23-2021
Even though he's tired from the Suns Finals run, could Devin Booker be the key for Team USA in the Olympics? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to the Coyotes blockbuster trade   (40:55)7-23-2021
What went into the Coyotes' blockbuster trade and what else could coming from the Yotes? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How realistic is a new Coyotes arena in Tempe?   (36:33)7-22-2021
How realistic is a new Coyotes arena in Tempe? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What will be the Suns place in the West next season?   (37:29)7-22-2021
Where will the Suns stack up against the rest of the Western Conference next season?  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How does the rest of the free agent PG class look beyond CP3?   (39:24)7-22-2021
How does the rest of the free agent PG class look beyond CP3? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to Deandre Hopkins' tweet on the NFL Covid rules   (38:26)7-22-2021
Burns and Gambo react to Deandre Hopkins' tweet on the NFL Covid rules. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eddie Johnson, Phoenix Suns TV analyst   (10:56)7-21-2021
Eddie Johnson joins Burnsy and Gambo to lament the Suns' Finals loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. What comes next for the team? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN NBA reporter   (12:07)7-21-2021
Ramona Shelburne joins Burns and Gambo to recap the Suns' Finals run and discuss the larger landscape in the West. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bobby Marks, ESPN NBA front office insider   (10:29)7-21-2021
Bobby Marks joins Burns and Gambo to discuss the Phoenix Suns' NBA Finals run. Did Deandre Ayton's regression in the Finals hurt his chance at a max contract? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo wonder how will we remember the 2021 NBA Finals.   (36:23)7-21-2021
How will we remember the 2021 NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo praise Giannis' Game 6 performance   (37:17)7-21-2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo went into beast mode to clinch the title for Milwaukee. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Will Chris Paul stay in Phoenix?   (37:44)7-21-2021
Chris Paul has a few options heading into the 2021-22 season. Will he exercise his player option to stay with Phoenix or go elsewhere? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What happened to the Suns?   (39:37)7-21-2021
The guys react to the Suns' season-ending loss to Milwaukee in Game 6. How did they lose four straight games? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Torey Lovullo, Arizona Diamondbacks manager   (08:21)7-20-2021
Torey Lovullo joins Burns and Gambo for their exclusive weekly conversation.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kellan Olson, ArizonaSports.com Suns writer   (08:50)7-20-2021
Kellan Olson joins Burns and Gambo from Milwaukee to set the scene for Game 6 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo share final thoughts on Game 6   (16:59)7-20-2021
How can the Suns storm back and force a Game 7 against the Bucks? Burnsy and Gambo share their final thoughts ahead of Game 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo share 5 stats that have defined the Finals   (38:34)7-20-2021
There are five figures that have determined the course of the NBA Finals. Burnsy and Gambo share those numbers and what the Suns can do to reverse them in Game 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns Playoff Roundtable   (38:49)7-20-2021
Burnsy and Gambo are joined by Jude LaCava and Greg Esposito to preview Game 6 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Can the Suns force Game 7?   (39:30)7-20-2021
After losing three consecutive games, can the Phoenix Suns punch back and force Game 7? Burnsy and Gambo preview Tuesday's Game 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo dive into Holiday vs. Paul matchup   (36:35)7-19-2021
Jrue Holiday was all over Chris Paul in Game 5 on Saturday. Gambo makes a bold prediction based off of that performance. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kevin Pelton, ESPN NBA writer   (10:09)7-19-2021
Kevin Pelton joins Burns and Gambo to react to Game 5 of the NBA Finals and lay out what needs to change if the Suns want to win Game 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo break down the play that sealed Game 5   (38:57)7-19-2021
With about 20 seconds left in the game, Devin Booker had the chance to put the Suns ahead. Instead, Jrue Holiday happened. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo look on the bright side for the Suns   (38:57)7-19-2021
It's tough to stay optimistic after three straight losses for the Suns. Why should Phoenix fans be confident about Game 6 on Tuesday? Burnsy and Gambo discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo debate the 'hero ball' question around Booker   (41:11)7-19-2021
Devin Booker was the Suns' only threat on offense in Game 5 on Saturday. Is the "hero ball" criticism he's received warranted? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What are the biggest questions for the remaining NBA Finals games?   (38:31)7-16-2021
What are the biggest questions for the remaining NBA Finals games? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Can the Suns slow down Khris Middleton in Game 5?   (39:18)7-16-2021
Can the Suns slow down Khris Middleton in Game 5? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Which trends from the NBA Finals have been the most impactful?   (38:39)7-16-2021
Which trends from the NBA Finals have been the most impactful? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Will the real Chris Paul show up in Game 5 for the Suns?   (40:18)7-16-2021
Will the real Chris Paul show up in Game 5 for the Suns? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Can the Suns slow the Bucks' two headed monster?   (38:22)7-15-2021
Can the Suns slow down the Bucks' two headed monster of Giannis and Khris Middleton? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Did Devin Booker sit too long in the 4th quarter?   (37:30)7-15-2021
Burns and Gambo wonder if Devin Booker sat too long in the 4th quarter after picking up his fifth foul.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo discuss how the Suns will respond after their Game 4 loss   (35:12)7-15-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss how the Suns will respond after their Game 4 loss.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Why did Chris Paul struggle so bad in Game 4?   (41:51)7-15-2021
Why did Chris Paul struggle so bad in Game 4 of the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What are the biggest keys for the Suns in Game 4 of the NBA Finals?   (17:09)7-14-2021
What are the biggest keys for the Suns in Game 4 of the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: The Suns Game 4 hopes could rest on Deandre Ayton   (38:39)7-14-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss how the Suns Game 4 hopes could rest on Deandre Ayton.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How can the Suns slow down Giannis in Game 4?   (37:28)7-14-2021
How can the Suns slow down Giannis in Game 4 of the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Game 4 is the most important game in Suns history   (40:47)7-14-2021
Game 4 of the NBA Finals represents the most important game in Phoenix Suns history.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Should the Suns use Jalen Smith to back up Ayton?   (36:29)7-13-2021
Should the Suns use Jalen Smith to back up Ayton? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Has the playoff workload caught up to the Suns?   (37:41)7-13-2021
Has the playoff workload caught up to the Suns? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: The Suns were the perfect fit for Chris Paul   (38:59)7-13-2021
The Phoenix Suns are the perfect fit for Chris Paul and his grating style. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo discuss how the Suns still have the advantage in the NBA Finals   (40:23)7-13-2021
Even though the Bucks won the last game, the Suns are still have a huge advantage in the NBA Finals.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Should fans be worried about Ayton being put in foul trouble?   (37:47)7-12-2021
With Dario Saric out for the rest of the NBA Finals, the Milwaukee Bucks may have found an Achilles' heel in the Suns defense. With Frank Kaminsky's defense proving to be underwhelming, should fans be worried about the possibility of Deandre Ayton finding himself in foul trouble ...
Burns and Gambo: Can the Suns beat a dominant Giannis?   (36:57)7-12-2021
Giannis Antetokounmpo was unstoppable in Game 3 on Sunday. Can the Suns beat the Bucks when he's at his best? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Should Monty Williams complain more?   (36:44)7-12-2021
Monty Williams doesn't complain about officiating often. Should he speak up after what we saw in Game 3 of the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to Game 3 of the NBA Finals   (40:25)7-12-2021
Well, that wasn't very fun. The guys get into what went wrong for the Suns in Game 3 against the Bucks on Sunday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Mark Grace, Arizona Diamondbacks analyst   (10:47)7-9-2021
Gracie joins Burns and Gambo to preview the Diamondbacks' three-game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo continue to dissect Phoenix's Game 2 win   (33:17)7-9-2021
Devin Booker's efficiency, Monty Williams' pep talk and Torrey Craig's knee. The guys get into the nitty-gritty of the Suns' Game 2 win over Milwaukee. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Mikal Bridges has an all-time performance   (37:24)7-9-2021
Mikal Bridges turned heads on Thursday night in Game 2 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo highlight "the play" from Game 2   (38:04)7-9-2021
Burnsy and Gambo break down the Suns' 11-pass sequence that turned heads Thursday night against Milwaukee. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to the Suns' Game 2 win over Milwaukee   (40:04)7-9-2021
The Suns now have a 2-0 series lead over Milwaukee in the NBA Finals. What did Burnsy and Gambo (back from Italy!) like most about Thursday night's game? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How will the Suns handle a more aggressive Bucks team?   (17:56)7-8-2021
How will the Suns handle a more aggressive Bucks team? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Who gets Dario Saric's minutes tonight?   (38:11)7-8-2021
How will the Suns make up for the absence of Dario Saric in Game 2 of the Finals and beyond? The guys discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns Playoff Roundtable   (39:01)7-8-2021
Burnsy and Jude LaCava are joined by Tom Leander and Greg Esposito ahead of Game 2 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How does Milwaukee respond tonight?   (39:13)7-8-2021
The Suns cruised past the Bucks in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. What will the counterpunch look like on Thursday night? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jim Owczarski, Milwaukee Bucks beat writer   (11:05)7-7-2021
Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinal joins the guys to react to the Bucks' performance in Game 1 of the NBA Finals and how they might respond in Game 2 on Thursday. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Merrill Kelly, Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher   (05:36)7-7-2021
Merrill Kelly joins the show after his winning outing against the Rockies on Tuesday night.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
James Jones, Phoenix Suns GM   (10:20)7-7-2021
James Jones joins the guys for his exclusive weekly conversation. How will the team replace Dario Saric now that he's out with a torn ACL? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: The Suns Big 3 was better than the Bucks in Game 1   (39:20)7-7-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss how the Big 3 of the Suns was better than the Bucks during Game 1 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How to fill Dario Saric's playing time?   (36:07)7-7-2021
With the news that Dario Saric is out with a torn ACL, who should step in for him? Burnsy and Jude LaCava discuss. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How does Milwaukee punch back in Game 2?   (38:43)7-7-2021
As Monty Williams likes to say, you can't get too happy on the farm. What should the Suns expect after a dominant Game 1 win on Tuesday night? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to Game 1 of of the NBA Finals   (40:26)7-7-2021
Burnsy and Jude LaCava, in for Gambo, break down what they saw in the Suns' Game 1 win over the Bucks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Dan Majerle, former Phoenix Suns star   (08:11)7-6-2021
Dan Majerle, one of the Suns' stars during their 1993 Finals run, joins Burnsy and Jude LaCava to reminisce and share his thoughts on the Suns-Bucks matchup. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Torey Lovullo, Arizona Diamondbacks manager   (04:51)7-6-2021
Torey Lovullo joins the guys for their exclusive weekly conversation. As the team continues to struggle, what does Lovullo focus on? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How will the Suns young core respond to the bright lights?   (18:52)7-6-2021
How will the Suns young core respond to the bright lights of the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo share latest on Giannis Antetokounmpo   (34:34)7-6-2021
Will Giannis play or will he sit? The guys react to the latest developments as the Bucks star attempts to return from a knee injury. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns Playoff Roundtable   (36:00)7-6-2021
Burnsy and Jude LaCava are joined by Jon Bloom and Kellan Olson ahead of Game 1 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: The old dudes are having a banner year   (39:35)7-6-2021
Chris Paul is not quite an old man, but he's getting there as far as the NBA goes. Burnsy and Jude LaCava react to an intriguing trend in sports this year. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Jared Greenberg, NBA reporter for TNT, NBA TV   (10:44)7-5-2021
Jared Greenberg joins the guys after breaking the news that Giannis Antetokounmpo has made "significant progress" and is trying to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Tuesday. Does Greenberg believe Antetokounmpo will actually be ready and impactful? See omnystudio.com/listener ...
Kevin Pelton, ESPN NBA writer   (09:29)7-5-2021
Kevin Pelton joins Burnsy and Jude LaCava to preview the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Will Giannis play Game 1 of the NBA Finals?   (38:27)7-5-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss the ramifications if Giannis doesn't play for the Bucks in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Devin Booker is enjoying the moment   (37:57)7-5-2021
Devin Booker is fully embracing the magnitude of the Suns' run in Phoenix. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo share latest from Phoenix Suns Arena   (37:24)7-5-2021
Burnsy and Jude LaCava, in for Gambo, react to the latest comments and storylines out of the NBA Finals the day before Game 1. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What to expect from Suns-Bucks Finals?   (41:17)7-5-2021
Burnsy and Jude LaCava, in for Gambo, get into the nitty-gritty of the Suns-Bucks matchup. What should we expect? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Brian Windhorst, ESPN NBA reporter   (10:16)7-1-2021
Brian Windhorst joins the show to discuss the Suns' NBA Finals run and what he expects to happen in that championship series. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kellan Olson, ArizonaSports.com Suns writer   (10:01)7-1-2021
Kellan Olson calls in to recap what he saw at Staples Center on Wednesday night as the Suns clinched their first NBA Finals appearance since 1993. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Josh Rojas, Arizona Diamondbacks INF/OF   (07:08)7-1-2021
Josh Rojas, a Valley native, joins the show to talk about the Suns' NBA Finals run. (They eventually get to baseball as well.) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Ramona Shelburne, ESPN NBA writer   (08:05)7-1-2021
Ramona Shelburne joins the guys to react to the Suns' Game 6 win in the Western Conference Finals. Would they match up better against the Bucks or the Hawks in the NBA Finals? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Eddie Johnson, Phoenix Suns TV analyst   (12:05)7-1-2021
Eddie Johnson chats with Burnsy and Tim Ring about the Suns' clincher on Wednesday night. What does it mean to him to see the Suns return to the Finals for the first time in a long time? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo discuss what this playoff run means for CP3's legacy   (38:31)7-1-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss what this playoff run means for CP3's legacy. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Phoenix broke Pat Bev, Clippers   (41:36)7-1-2021
Burnsy and Tim Ring flip to the Clippers' perspective of Game 6 and how certain contributors unraveled in the final minutes of the game. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Who do you want as the Suns' opponent?   (35:57)7-1-2021
The Suns have locked in their spot in the NBA Finals. Would you rather see them play the Bucks or the Hawks? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo celebrate the Suns and the NBA Finals   (39:48)7-1-2021
For the third time in franchise history, the Phoenix Suns are on to the NBA Finals. Burnsy and Tim Ring, in for Gambo, react to the Game 6 win in Los Angeles. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Cam Payne, Phoenix Suns guard   (09:53)7-1-2021
Cam Payne joins Burns and Gambo for an emotional conversation about the NBA Finals and the past year of his basketball career. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo react to the news that Cam Johnson is out for Game 6   (14:35)6-30-2021
Burns and Gambo react to the news that Cam Johnson is out for Game 6. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: No Zubac for Game 6   (39:54)6-30-2021
Ivica Zubac is out again for the Clippers. Will the Suns be able to capitalize this time around? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns Playoff Roundtable   (38:40)6-30-2021
Tom Leander joins Dave Burns and Tim Ring for the second half of the Game 6 roundtable. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: What needs to change for Game 6?   (40:38)6-30-2021
Burnsy and Tim Ring, in for Gambo, dive right into Wednesday night's Game 6. What will the Suns do differently after losing Game 5 on Monday? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
James Jones, Phoenix Suns GM   (10:21)6-30-2021
James Jones joins Burnsy and Tim Ring, in for Gambo, ahead of Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals. What kind of pressure is the team feeling right now? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bobby Marks, ESPN NBA front office insider   (10:06)6-29-2021
Bobby Marks joins Burns and Gambo to recap Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Is he worried about the Suns at all? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Torey Lovullo, Arizona Diamondbacks manager   (09:27)6-29-2021
Torey Lovullo joins Burns and Gambo for their exclusive weekly conversation. What's the latest on Ketel Marte, who is back on the Injured List? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo discuss if a starting five shakeup is needed for the Suns   (19:52)6-29-2021
Burns and Gambo discuss if a starting five shakeup is needed for the Suns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: The Clippers are proving to be a tough out for the Suns   (38:49)6-29-2021
The Clippers are proving to be a tough out for the Suns. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Ayton a non-factor in Game 5   (37:11)6-29-2021
After an incredible start to the series, Deandre Ayton was a no-show in Game 5 on Monday night. What happened? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns blew their chance in Game 5   (40:11)6-29-2021
At this time on Tuesday, we thought we'd be celebrating a Game 5 win and trip to the NBA Finals. Not so fast, my friend. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: How to attack Clippers in Game 5?   (17:50)6-28-2021
The Suns have the upper-hand against the Clippers with the news that Ivica Zubac is out for L.A. How can Phoenix take advantage? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Ivica Zubac will not play in Game 5   (38:50)6-28-2021
Burnsy and Gambo react to the breaking news that the Clippers' 7-footer will not play in Game 5 on Monday night. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns Playoff Roundtable   (36:55)6-28-2021
In the leadup to Game 5 between the Suns and the Clippers, Jon Bloom joins Burns and Gambo to preview what could be the series clincher. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Burns and Gambo: Suns are one win away from NBA Finals   (40:05)6-28-2021
The Suns just need to win Game 5 against the Clippers to lock up the West. What should we expect Monday night in Phoenix? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Kevin Pelton, ESPN NBA writer   (10:06)6-25-2021
Kevin Pelton joins Burns and Gambo to react to Game 3 between the Suns and the Clippers. What will Phoenix need to do differently for a Game 4 win? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.