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NewOrleans.Basketball

167 episodes - English - Latest episode: 2 days ago - ★★★★★ - 25 ratings

Garrick Rattler and Raphael Rattler talk New Orleans Pelicans basketball.

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Pelicans inconsistencies continue; Zion Williamson vs NBA officiating

March 01, 2024 03:00 - 53 minutes - 36.9 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans up and down play since the All Star Break. Are the rotations/lineups giving the Pelicans the best chance to win? How good is Herb Jones becoming? Is Zion Williamson officiated fairly? All these questions and more on this episode of NewOrleans.Basketball.

Best record after 55 games since 2008 | Who are these New Orleans Pelicans?

February 22, 2024 03:00 - 42 minutes - 29.3 MB

Garrick and Raphael Rattler breakdown what they are looking for the final 27 games of the New Orleans Pelicans regular season. 

Zion Williamson & the Pelicans trending in the right direction

February 20, 2024 03:00 - 47 minutes - 32.4 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the positive trends that Zion Williamson has shown the last 10 games and what they mean for the Pelicans down the stretch. 

Is the light bulb starting to turn on for Zion Williamson? | Trey Murphy III struggles

February 05, 2024 02:00 - 45 minutes - 31.2 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans victories over the Rockets and Spurs. After sinking the game winner is Zion Williamson set to take off? Depth or consolidation heading into the trade deadline? Is it panic time for Trey Murphy's struggles?

Pelicans lose lead late and fall 112-118 to the Celtics

January 30, 2024 03:00 - 43 minutes - 29.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the 112-118 New Orleans Pelicans loss to the Boston Celtics. 

New Orleans own Jazz 153-124 | Do the Pelicans have the best stable of shooters in the NBA?

January 26, 2024 02:00 - 52 minutes - 36.1 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans history victory over the Utah Jazz, Zion's usage increase, Jonas Valancuiunas trade rumors, and if the Pelicans have the best stable of shooters in the NBA. 

Pelicans struggle vs Suns: Will the starting lineup change?

January 23, 2024 02:00 - 49 minutes - 33.9 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans beatdown by the Suns and preview  the upcoming matchup vs the Utah Jazz. Will Matt Ryan regain his spot in the rotation? Should there be a change in the starting lineup? These questions and many more on this episode of NewOrleans.Basketball. 

Pelicans at the Halfway point. Do they have a closer?

January 17, 2024 00:00 - 1 hour - 44.9 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler analyze the Pelicans through the halfway point in the season. Is there another level to this team? Who is the closer? All that in more on this special episode. 

Pelicans defeat Warriors 141-105: Improve to 23-15

January 11, 2024 05:00 - 47 minutes - 32.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans 141-105 victory over the Warriors in the Chase Center. Preview weekend matchup vs Denver. 

Pelicans bounce back; Crush Kings in Sacramento 133 - 100

January 08, 2024 02:00 - 46 minutes - 31.9 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the 133-100 New Orleans Pelicans win over the Sacramento Kings without Zion Williamson.

Pelicans start 2024 strong; Beat Nets 112-85

January 03, 2024 04:00 - 52 minutes - 35.9 MB

Garrick Rattler & Raphael Rattler breakdown the 112-85 Pelicans win over the Nets. Also discuss the January gauntlet that the Pelicans face, what has lead to the shift in momentum, and how the Pelicans maximize their deep roster.

Pelicans blow 24 point lead to Grizzlies and lose 115-113 as Ja Morant shines in his debut.

December 20, 2023 04:00 - 41 minutes - 28.2 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans 115-113 collapse to the Memphis Grizzlies.

Pelicans crush the Wizards 142-122 | Brandon Ingram drops season high 40 points

December 14, 2023 03:00 - 44 minutes - 30.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown  the 142-122 Pelicans road victory over the Washington Wizards, discuss the Zion Williamson controversy, and take a look at the Pelicans opportunity in the month of December. 

Pelicans vs Lakers In-Season Tournament Semi-Final Preview

December 07, 2023 02:00 - 25 minutes - 17.8 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler discuss the In-Season Tournament Semi-final between the Lakers and Pelicans. 

Pelicans beat down the Kings 127-117 | Advance to Semi-Finals of NBA In-Season Tournament

December 05, 2023 06:00 - 40 minutes - 27.8 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the New Orleans Pelicans victory over the Sacramento Kings 127 -117. Pelicans advance to Inaugural NBA In-Season Tournament Semi-Final round.

Pelicans lose to Jazz 105-100 | Jordan Hawkins 25pts, 6 Rebounds, 3 Assists

November 26, 2023 17:00 - 41 minutes - 28.4 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the 105-100 loss to the Utah Jazz, the Pelicans beginning to stagger Zion & BI, rotations, as well as some trends that have the Pelicans playing better as of late.

Pelicans stomp the Kings 129-93

November 21, 2023 04:00 - 37 minutes - 25.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the keys the Pelicans recent hot streak and how they defeated the Kings 129-93. 

Can the Pelicans turn the corner after starting the season 5-6?

November 16, 2023 23:00 - 57 minutes - 39.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans rocky start to the season, in season tournament play, and highlight why they need to have made a break through heading into a tough Western conference stretch of games. 

CJ McCollum leads Pelicans comeback to defeat the OKC Thunder

November 02, 2023 03:00 - 22 minutes - 15.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans adventurous 110-106 win vs the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Rattler brothers also preview the matchup tomorrow night vs the Detroit Pistons. 

Pelicans vs Thunder - Preview

November 01, 2023 19:00 - 38 minutes - 26.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down themes from the Pelicans games so far this week and preview the matchup vs the OKC Thunder. 

Pelicans defeat Grizzlies 111-104 in season opener

October 26, 2023 03:00 - 37 minutes - 25.8 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown Zion Williamson and the Pelicans season opener win vs the Grizzlies. 

Pelicans vs Hawks preseason recap

October 15, 2023 14:00 - 38 minutes - 26.1 MB

Garrick and Raphael Rattler breakdown the Pelicans concerns through 3 games in the preseason to start the season. 

Pelicans drop 2nd preseason game to Houston Rockets

October 13, 2023 16:00 - 44 minutes - 30.3 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the 2nd preseason game for the Pelicans vs the Rockets.

Breaking down Pelicans Pre-Season Opener

October 11, 2023 03:00 - 44 minutes - 30.2 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown what was new from the Pelicans as they open the 2023-2024 Preseason with a 122-105 loss to the Orlando Magic. 

Pelicans Media Day

October 03, 2023 04:00 - 37 minutes - 26 MB

Garrick and Raphael Rattler breakdown all the storylines of Pelicans media day. 

New Orleans Pelicans Off-Season Wrap Up

September 29, 2023 23:00 - 37 minutes - 25.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down what the Damian Lillard to the Milwaukee Bucks trade means for the Pelicans, biggest storyline heading into training camp, season predictions and more. 

Biggest Questions heading into Pelicans Media Day

September 18, 2023 22:00 - 33 minutes - 22.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the biggest questions the Pelicans face heading into 2023 media day. 

Trey Murphy Out 10-12 Weeks, Pelicans depth tested early

September 08, 2023 03:00 - 20 minutes - 14.1 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler the ramifications of the Trey Murphy injury and what that means for the beginning of the Pelicans season. 

Pelicans Depth Key to 2023 Success

September 05, 2023 02:00 - 36 minutes - 25.3 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans depth and how having a healthy Brandon Ingram & Zion Williamson can put the 2nd line in position to shine this season. What bench player will take a step forward offensively?  Who is the biggest wildcard reserve for the Pelicans 2023-2024 season? 

Brandon Ingram FIBA Struggles, More Changes for the Pelicans

August 30, 2023 03:00 - 37 minutes - 25.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown  what changes the Pelicans organization have made this off-season as well as Brandon Ingram's struggles in the FIBA World tournament. 

Zion Williamson turning a corner?

August 22, 2023 01:00 - 31 minutes - 21.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans schedule release, intriguing stretches, Zion's offseason, and if Brandon Ingram is poised for a breakout game in the FIBA World Cup. 

Brandon Ingram a sleeper to close for Team USA?

August 09, 2023 02:00 - 30 minutes - 21.3 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler discuss Brandon Ingram's US National debut, why he may be a sleeper to close for this young team USA roster, what it would take for him to make an All-NBA team, and more.

How do the Pelicans stack up in the Western Conference?

August 02, 2023 15:00 - 53 minutes - 36.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler discuss how the different versions of the Pelicans matchup vs the new look Western Conference. 

Who's growth will impact the Pelicans success the most next season | Part 2

July 24, 2023 02:00 - 37 minutes - 25.9 MB

The Pelicans once again are leaning on health and internal growth from the team to get them deep into the playoffs next season. Garrick & Raphael Rattler rank which player's growth will have the biggest impact on the Pelicans success next season.

Who's growth will impact the Pelicans success the most next season | Part 1

July 19, 2023 21:00 - 35 minutes - 24.4 MB

The Pelicans once again are leaning on health and internal growth from the team to get them deep into the playoffs next season. Garrick & Raphael Rattler rank which player's growth will have the biggest impact on the Pelicans success next season. 

Zion Williamson Speaks | Summer League Takeaways

July 14, 2023 02:00 - 34 minutes - 23.4 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down Zion Williamson's comments and where the franchise is with it's star player going forward. Who impressed who under performed in Summer League?

Pelicans Summer League Early Takeaways

July 10, 2023 22:00 - 32 minutes - 22.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown what they have seen Dyson Daniels, Jordan Hawkins, and other members of the Pelicans summer league team after 2 games. 

Pelicans 2023 Summer League Preview

July 07, 2023 13:00 - 31 minutes - 21.7 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the things to look for in the Pelicans summer league play in Las Vegas. 

Pelicans sign Cody Zeller, extend Herb Jones, and let Jaxson Hayes, Billy Hernangomez, and Garrett Temple walk in Free Agency.

July 06, 2023 14:00 - 34 minutes - 23.5 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler discuss the Herb Jones extension, trade rumors that didn't happen, and how the Pelicans were predictably inactive in free agency for the second year in a row.

Pelicans looking for Rim Protection in Free Agency

June 28, 2023 02:00 - 37 minutes - 25.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the options in free agency and the trade market to fill the Pelicans need for rim protection. 

Pelicans select Jordan Hawkins with the #14 pick in the NBA 2023 Draft

June 24, 2023 19:00 - 40 minutes - 27.8 MB

Garrick and Raphael Rattler break down the selection of Jordan Hawkins and what he brings to the Pelicans loaded roster. 

Pelicans Draft Day Preview

June 22, 2023 15:00 - 30 minutes - 20.9 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler discuss the rumors and players linked to the Pelicans heading into draft night as well as who are some sleepers to keep an eye out for in the undrafted pool. 

Should the Pelicans give the Zion/BI era another chance?

June 20, 2023 02:00 - 47 minutes - 32.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the rumors linked to the Pelicans heading into Thursday's NBA Draft.  

Pelicans Off-Season Breakdown: Wing Edition

June 12, 2023 13:00 - 1 hour - 42 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the strength of the Pelicans roster in the wing position.

Pelicans Off-Season Breakdown: Center Edition

June 06, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 42.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans big situation as they head into the off-season. 

Pelicans Off-Season Breakdown: Guard Edition

May 23, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 47.3 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down the Pelicans outlook at guard heading into the off-season. Do they have enough at guard when healthy? Do they look for a vet via trade/FA? Do they draft another guard?

Continuity could pay off for Pelicans

May 16, 2023 02:00 - 52 minutes - 36.1 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down what takeaways the Pelicans can look to model from the playoffs so far, how the Pelicans will address Herb Jones this summer, and if continuity may be the new era in the NBA. 

Pelicans need more pace

May 09, 2023 02:00 - 59 minutes - 40.8 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler break down what changes the Pelicans need to make as a team strategy going into next season.

The next step for the Pelicans

May 02, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 43.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler the next step for some key players, coaches, and the New Orleans Pelicans organization. 

Will the Pelicans think big in free agency?

April 25, 2023 02:00 - 1 hour - 42.6 MB

Garrick & Raphael Rattler breakdown the needs for the Pelicans heading into the off-season.

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