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2 Wesley Matthews SG
Height/Weight: 6-5/220 | Birthdate: 10/14/1986 | Birthplace: San Antonio, TX | Team: Portland Trail Blazers | College: Marquette | NBA Experience: 5 | Owned/Started%: 47/13 | Average Draft Position: 91.03
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Blazers' Wesley Matthews ahead of schedule with Achilles tear


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is currently ahead of schedule with his rehab of his ruptured Achilles tendon, Matthews said over the weekend per the Oregonian.

Matthews, who suffered the injury on March 11, is expected to have his walking boot removed on Tuesday to continue his rehab. Matthews averaged 15.9 points and 3.7 rebounds per game in the regular season.


Blazers G Wesley Matthews (Achilles) expects to be back by August


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(4/30/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews (Achilles) said he expects to resume basketball activities in August, reports The Oregonian.

Matthews underwent surgery repair a torn Achilles in March and he said it was difficult not being able to help the team.

"I just wanted more than anything to be out there," he said. "It was hard."

He added that he would ideally like to return to the Blazers next season.


Blazers' Wesley Matthews undergoes successful Achilles surgery


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/11/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews underwent successful surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon Wednesday, the team announced. He will miss the remainder of the season.

Report: Blazers' Wesley Matthews to have surgery on Wednesday


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(3/7/2015) Wesley Matthews is out for the rest of the Trail Blazers' season with an Achilles injury. 

According to a report by USA Today's Sam Amick, Matthews is scheduled to undergo surgery on the Achilles on Wednesday morning. 


Wesley Matthews tears Achilles, will miss the rest of the season


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(3/6/2015) Trail Blazers forward Wesley Matthews tore his Achilles tendon and will miss the rest of the season, the team confirmed. Yahoo initially reported the injury

Matthews injured himself during Thursday's game against the Mavericks. Matthews went down with a non-contact injury during the third quarter. The team initially said Matthews was dealing with a foot injury. He was sent for an MRI in oder to determine the severity of the issue. 

Matthews is averaging 16.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game. 


Blazers' Wesley Matthews to undergo MRI after injuring left foot


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(3/6/2015) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews suffered a left foot injury in Thursday's game against the Mavericks and will not return, the team announced.

Matthews went down with a noncontact injury early in the third quarter. He had to be helped off the court and couldn't put pressure on his left foot.

Matthews finished Thursday's game with four points on 1 of 5 shooting in 18 minutes. He'll undergo an MRI on the injured area, and the team holds "significant concern" about the severity of the injury, Yahoo! Sports reports.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews playing with protective cover on hand


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(3/1/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews was seen in warmups with a protective cover on his right hand and appears to be playing with it on Sunday, reports the team's website.

Matthews may have injured his hand in Friday's game against the Thunder, but was not forced out of action because of it. He is averaging 16.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in 57 games this season.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews goes for 31 points


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(2/26/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews picked up a team-high 31 points on Wednesday against the Spurs.

Matthews shot 11-18 from the field, including 4-10 from beyond the arc. He also sunk five of his seven free throws. Matthews found other ways to make an impact as well. He pulled down five rebounds, dished out three assists and added three steals. 


NBA announces contestants for AS three-point competition


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(2/5/2015) On Thursday, the NBA announced the participants in the three-point contest to be held during All-Star Weekend.

The players scheduled to compete in the event are Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Rockets guard James Harden, Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving, Hawks guard Kyle Korver, Clippers guard J.J. Redick, Spurs guard Marco Belinelli and Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews.

The competition will take place Feb. 14 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.


Wesley Matthews continues strong shooting in win Tuesday


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(2/4/2015) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews scored 21 points on 6 of 10 shooting from the field in Portland's 103-102 win over the Jazz Tuesday.

Matthews also shot 3 of 5 from 3-point range and 6 of 7 from the free throw line. In his last three games, Matthews is 10 of 21 from 3-point range and 17 of 38 overall from the field.


Blazers SG Wesley Matthews scores 19 points vs. Bucks


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(1/31/2015) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews shared the team scoring lead Saturday with 19 points on 7 of 15 shooting, including 4 of 7 shooting from three-point range, in his team's 95-88 loss to the Bucks.

Matthews struggled during a two-game stretch in mid-January, scoring just 10 points on 4 of 17 shooting from the field combined, but he's managed eight straight games in double digits since. He also racked up four rebounds, three assists, two steals and one block in 34 minutes in the loss. The Blazers will look to put an end to their three-game losing streak Tuesday against the Jazz.


Report: Warriors' Curry, Thompson in three-point contest


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/27/2015) Warriors guards Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson are expected to participate in the three-point contest, according to Yahoo Sports. 

The duo will be joined by Hawks' Kyle Korver, Trail Blazer's Wesley Matthews and Clippers' J.J. Redick

Curry has the experience, as the 26-year-old has already participated in two three-point contests. 

Korver, however, may be the favorite. He leads the NBA, shooting 53 percent from beyond the arc. 

Spurs guard Marco Belinelli won the event in 2014.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews went to ER with rib issue


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/15/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews went to the emergency room following Wednesday's game, according to Comcast.

Matthews was experiencing rib pain, and the team was concerned enough to send him to the hospital. He checked out alright, and is expected to play against the Spurs on Friday. Matthews collided with Chris Paul during Wednesday's game, and that may have been the source of the rib injury.

In 39 games, Matthews is averaging 16.4 points. 


Trail Blazers G Wesley Matthews no longer in knee brace


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/13/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is no longer wearing a brace on his previously injured left knee, reports the team's official website.

Matthews was able to play through the discomfort recently, but was not a fan of the brace. He is averaging 16.6 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists over 38 games this season.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews ready to lose his knee brace


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/9/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is hoping to be able to play without a knee brace soon, according to the Oregonian

Matthews is battling a left knee injury, but was able to play on Thursday. While he turned in a solid game, Matthews admitted he's not a big fan of his knee brace. "It sucks," he said. "I notice it. Definitely uncomfortable, somewhat painful, but I'll get used to for the short time I have to be used to it." Matthews added that he didn't see himself wearing the brace much longer. He did not participate in practice on Friday, instead opting to rest his knee.

Matthews is averaging 16.6 points per game. 


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews will 'most likely' play on Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/8/2015) Trail Blazers forward Wesley Matthews will "most likely" play on Thursday, according to the team's digital reporter. 

Matthews is dealing with a left knee injury, and came into the contest listed as questionable. He's averaging 16.6 points and 3.4 rebounds per game. Matthews injured himself during Monday's game, but has not missed any time yet due to the issue.


Trail Blazers list Wesley Matthews as questionable for Thursday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/7/2015) The Trail Blazers have listed guard Wesley Matthews as questionable for Thursday's game against the Heat.

Matthews told reporters he wasn't sure if he was going to play, so the move shouldn't come as a surprise. He's dealing with a hyperextended knee. Matthews is averaging 16.6 points per game. 


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews unsure if he'll play Thursday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(1/7/2015) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews told reporters Wednesday he is unsure if he’ll be ready to play Thursday against the Heat, reports The Columbian.

Matthews is dealing with a left knee issue, but it has not caused him to miss any games this season. He is averaging 16.6 points and 3.4 rebounds.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews (leg) makes brief trip to locker room


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/5/2015) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews was forced out of Monday's home game against the Lakers with an apparent left leg injury, according to Kevin Ding of Bleacher Report. Matthews  appeared to have hyperextended his knee after stepping on Wayne Ellington's foot. He made a brief trip to the locker room before returning to the floor with 2:48 remaining in the opening period.

Blazers SG Wesley Matthews scores team-high 28 vs. Knicks


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/28/2014) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews scored a team-high 28 points on 10 of 21 shooting, including 6 of 15 shooting from three-point range, in his team's 101-79 win over the Knicks Sunday.

Matthews set a season high with 14 three-point attempts Friday and topped it one game later, though he wasn't as efficient on his attempts from behind the arc in Sunday's blowout win. He also recorded five assists, four rebounds and one block in 32 minutes. The Blazers take a three-game winning streak into Tuesday's matchup with the Raptors.


Blazers SG Wesley Matthews nails seven treys vs. 76ers


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(12/27/2014) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews scored 25 points on 9 of 18 shooting, including 7 of 14 shooting from three-point range, in his team's 114-93 win over the 76ers Friday.

Matthews has scored at least 20 points in back-to-back performances for the first time in December thanks to his excellent shooting from behind the arc Friday. He also chipped in two assists, one rebound and one steal in 28 minutes against the 76ers. Matthews is set to square off with the Knicks Sunday.


Blazers' Wesley Matthews goes for 26 on Friday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/29/2014) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews dropped 26 points against the Grizzlies on Friday.

Matthews shot 9-16 from the field, including 7-12 from beyond the arc. He also added one free throw. Matthews finished with four rebounds and three assists. 


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews puts up 28 points


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(11/26/2014) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews posted 28 points on Wednesday against the Hornets.

Matthews shot 10-15 from the field, including 6-9 from beyond the arc. He also managed to hit two free throws. Matthews pulled down one rebound and had one assist. 


Blazers' Wesley Matthews knocks down five treys Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(11/9/2014) Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews scored 21 points on 8 of 19 shooting, including 5 of 13 shooting from three-point range, in his team's 116-100 win over the Nuggets Sunday.

Matthews has been a high-volume player from behind the arc all season, but Sunday's performance was his first with more than nine three-point attempts this season. He also added six rebounds, three assists, one block and one steal in 35 minutes in the win. The Blazers will square off with the Hornets Tuesday.


Trail Blazers' Wesley Matthews back at practice


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/4/2014) Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews, who received shock treatment for an irregular heartbeat, returned to practice as a limited participant on Friday and scrimmaged on Saturday, according to the Columbian. It was the second time Matthews has gone through a similar heart procedure.

"I think having gone through it before. I know kind of what's going on. It was a fluke situation and I'm not worried, there's nothing to worry about. I'm just ready to get back out there," Matthews said.