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Portland Trailblazers

Position
G
 
Jersey
2
Name  Wesley Matthews
Born  10/14/1986
Height  6-5
Weight  220
College  Marquette
12/2/2013 2:12:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews is questionable for Monday's game against Indiana due to a sore left hip.
Insight: Matthews is averaging 16.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 1.8 apg and almost three threes per contest. He's been consistent with just three single-digit games in his first 17 contests.
 
Hot11/23/2013 9:51:00 AM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews stayed red hot Friday night against Chicago, scoring 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting.
Insight: Matthews is averaging 16.8 ppg, shooting 54.8 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3-point range (on 5.7 3PA per game). He's due for a dropoff once he cools to his career rates.
 
10/25/2013 4:02:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews (irregular heartbeat) has been cleared to practice Friday and has a chance to play in Wednesday's season opener.
Insight: Matthews became a force in the fantasy world after a 15.9 ppg season in 2010-11, but in the following two seasons hasn't improved on those numbers. He's also missed 29 games over the last two seasons and been forced to play injured in many others. It would be nice to see what a healthy Matthews can do.
 
5/31/2013 3:11:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews has had left elbow surgery and a PRP injection for his ankle in hopes of being 100 percent at the start of next season.
Insight: Matthews became a force in the fantasy world after a 15.9 ppg season in 2010-11, but in the following two seasons hasn't improved on those numbers. He's also missed 29 games over the last two seasons and been forced to play injured in many others. It would be nice to see what a healthy Matthews can do.
 
4/17/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: It doesn't seem like Portland guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) is playing Wednesday in the season finale. He's not in the starting lineup, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com.
Insight: Matthews suffered an ankle injury on April 7 and while X-rays were negative and the MRI revealed nothing substantial, the guard hasn't been able to return to action. Will Barton is averaging 16.5 ppg and 7.5 rpg over the last four contests and will start again Wednesday.
 
4/16/2013 4:49:00 PM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) will miss Tuesday's game against the Clippers and it's doubtful he'll be ready for the regular season finale on Wednesday.
Insight: Matthews suffered an ankle injury last Sunday and while X-rays were negative and the MRI revealed nothing substantial, the guard hasn't been able to return to action. Will Barton is averaging 16.5 ppg and 7.5 rpg over the last four contests.
 
4/16/2013 11:38:00 AM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) has missed three consecutive games and is questionable for Tuesday's game with the Clippers.
Insight: Matthews suffered an ankle injury last Sunday and while X-rays were negative and the MRI revealed nothing substantial, the guard is likely to continue to sit. Will Barton is averaging 16.5 ppg and 7.5 rpg over the last four contests.
 
4/14/2013 4:26:00 PM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) will miss Sunday's game against the Nuggets, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com.
Insight: Matthews suffered an ankle injury last Sunday and while X-rays were negative and the MRI revealed nothing substantial, the guard might miss the rest of the season. The Blazers have just two games left after Sunday.
 
4/11/2013 4:58:00 PM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) will miss Friday's game against the Thunder, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com.
Insight: Matthews suffered an ankle injury on Sunday and while X-rays were negative and the MRI revealed nothing substantial, the guard might miss the rest of the season.
 
4/9/2013 3:46:00 PM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews will miss Wednesday's game against the Lakers due to an ankle injury, according to Joe Freeman of The Oregonian.
Insight: Matthews underwent an MRI on his right ankle and the results were negative. However, he was in a walking boot at Tuesday's practice. After playing all 230 games over his first three NBA seasons, Matthews has missed eight games with various ailments this season, and Wednesday will make nine.
 
3/19/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Portland guard Wesley Matthews had 28 points with three assists, two rebounds, two steals and seven threes Tuesday against Milwaukee.
Insight: Matthews is valuable for his scoring, steals and threes, and he provided plenty of all three Tuesday night. Matthews has made three treys per game over the last two months.
 
2/27/2013 1:22:00 PM
Description: Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is probable for Wednesday's game against Denver with an injured ankle. He missed Tuesday's practice.
Insight: Matthews has played 74 minutes in the past two games and the team is just being cautious with their shooting guard. You should expect him to be out there.
 
2/22/2013 10:08:00 PM
Description: Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews is back in the lineup after missing Tuesday's game with an injured ankle.
Insight: Victor Claver (2.5 ppg) will head back to the bench. Matthews is averaging 13.3 ppg in 12 previous meetings with the Lakers.
 
2/19/2013 9:05:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews (ankle) will miss Tuesday's game.
Insight: Matthews (15.2 ppg) suffered a high-ankle sprain in Portland's last game before the All-Star break but still isn't ready to play. This has been his second major injury this season, as a hip injury kept him out six games in December. The swingman played every game in his first three NBA seasons.
 
2/18/2013 12:38:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews is questionable for Tuesday's game against Phoenix. He's been dealing with a high-ankle sprain.
Insight: X-rays were negative. Matthews (15.2 ppg) has had a week to heal, but still may not be ready for a little while.
 
2/13/2013 11:06:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews has a high-ankle sprain, according to Jason Quick of The Oregonian
Insight: X-rays were negative and Matthews managed to walk out of the locker room without crutches or a boot. The Blazers don't play again until Tuesday because of the All-Star break, which gives Matthews (15.2 ppg) about a week to heal up before fantasy owners need him again.
 
2/13/2013 9:12:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews appeared to injure his left knee during Wednesday's game but he has actually been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle.
Insight: X-rays were negative. The Blazers don't play again until Tuesday because of the All-Star break, which gives Matthews (15.2 ppg) about a week to heal up before fantasy owners need him again.
 
2/13/2013 8:24:00 PM
Description: Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews injured his left knee Wednesday against New Orleans and had to come out of the game.
Insight: Victor Claver (2.2 ppg) has come on to take Matthews' place. The Blazers don't play again until Tuesday because of the All-Star break, which gives Matthews (15.2 ppg) about a week to heal up before fantasy owners need him again.
 
2/6/2013 11:02:00 PM
Description: Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews has scored more than 20 points in both games since returning from an ankle injury. He made five threes and had four assists and three steals to go with his 21 points Wednesday.
Insight: Matthews missed a game due to a sprained ankle but he has put up 21.5 ppg with 4.5 threes over his last two contests.
 
2/4/2013 7:46:00 PM
Description: As expected, Portland shooting guard Wesley Matthews is back in the lineup Monday against Minnesota after missing Saturday's game with a sprained right ankle.
Insight: Matthews (15.0 ppg) had one of his best games of the season the last time he faced the Timberwolves back on January 5th (26 points, 5-of-7 from three-point range). Make sure you get him into your lineup before tonight's 8 pm ET tipoff.
 

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