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Wesley Matthews

29-Year-Old    SF,SG    Dallas Mavericks

2015-16 NBA Stats

PTS

12.5

REB

3.1

AST

1.9

STL

1.0

BLK

0.2

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2015-16 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Matthews was leading the NBA in three-pointers made before suffering a torn Achilles tendon. As a result, the six-year veteran played a career-low 60 games. Before the injury, Matthews averaged 34 minutes per game and finished the season averaging 15.9 points, 2.3 assists, a...

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HT: 6' 5"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 10/14/1986  College: Marquette   DRAFTED: 0th Rd, #0 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a four-year, $70.06 million contract with the Mavericks in July 2015.

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Matthews scored 19 points (5-13 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 6-7 FT) to go with two rebounds and an assist in 38 minutes during Saturday's Game 4 loss to the Thunder.

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Wesley Matthews NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 82 24.7 9.4 2.3 1.5 0.8 0.2 0.8 48.3 82.9 1.1 0.6 1.7 2.0 38.2 3.3 6.9 2.0 2.4
2010-11 23 POR 82 33.6 15.9 3.1 2.0 1.2 0.1 1.9 44.9 84.4 1.7 0.6 2.6 4.6 40.7 5.4 11.9 3.2 3.8
2011-12 24 POR 66 33.8 13.7 3.4 1.7 1.5 0.2 2.0 41.2 86.0 1.1 0.8 2.5 5.1 38.3 4.8 11.6 2.2 2.6
2012-13 25 POR 69 34.8 14.8 2.8 2.5 1.3 0.3 2.4 43.6 79.7 1.6 0.5 2.3 6.2 39.8 5.1 11.7 2.2 2.7
2013-14 26 POR 82 33.9 16.4 3.5 2.4 0.9 0.2 2.5 44.1 83.7 1.3 0.6 2.9 6.2 39.3 5.4 12.3 3.1 3.7
2014-15 27 POR 60 33.7 15.9 3.7 2.3 1.3 0.2 2.9 44.8 75.2 1.4 0.6 3.1 7.4 38.9 5.6 12.5 1.8 2.4
2015-16 28 DAL 78 33.9 12.5 3.1 1.9 1.0 0.2 2.4 38.8 86.3 1.0 0.3 2.7 6.7 36.0 4.2 10.9 1.6 1.9
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Wesley Matthews NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 5 Games 5 34.6 13.0 3.6 1.2 1.2 0.0 2.0 33.3 78.9 0.8 0.8 2.8 7.0 28.6 4.0 12.0 3.0 3.8
Last 10 Games 10 36.7 13.0 3.2 1.4 1.2 0.1 2.5 34.4 84.0 1.1 0.5 2.7 7.9 31.6 4.2 12.2 2.1 2.5
Last 20 Games 20 36.2 14.1 3.4 1.7 1.1 0.2 3.0 38.1 84.3 1.1 0.3 3.1 7.8 38.1 4.5 11.8 2.2 2.6

 

2015-16 NBA Game Log   Wesley Matthews
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Date Opp MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 25 @OKC 37 11 3 1 1 0 1 3 13 2 2 3 7 2 1 2
Apr 23 OKC 38 19 2 1 0 0 2 5 13 6 7 3 8 0 2 3
Apr 21 OKC 33 22 5 2 2 0 1 6 13 7 10 3 7 2 3 4
Apr 18 @OKC 36 6 6 1 2 0 0 3 11 0 0 0 7 0 6 1
Apr 16 @OKC 29 7 2 1 1 0 0 3 10 0 0 1 6 0 2 4
Apr 13 SAS 40 11 4 3 3 1 1 4 14 0 0 3 11 1 3 2
Apr 11 @UTA 38 20 2 1 0 0 0 7 14 2 2 4 10 0 2 2
Apr 10 @LAC 31 7 0 3 0 0 3 2 9 2 2 1 5 0 0 2
Apr 8 MEM 44 11 2 1 0 0 1 3 7 2 2 3 6 0 2 3
Apr 6 HOU 41 16 6 0 3 0 2 6 18 0 0 4 12 0 6 2
Apr 3 @MIN 36 19 2 1 1 0 1 6 14 1 2 6 13 1 1 1
Apr 1 @DET 43 17 6 1 1 0 1 6 16 1 1 4 9 0 6 3
Mar 30 NYK 37 16 2 4 3 0 2 4 9 7 9 1 4 0 2 4
Mar 28 @DEN 34 14 3 2 1 1 1 5 14 0 0 4 10 0 3 2
Mar 27 @SAC 35 12 3 3 1 0 2 3 7 4 4 2 5 0 3 3
Mar 25 @GSW 33 26 3 3 0 0 0 8 16 4 4 6 11 0 3 3
Mar 23 @POR 41 22 5 1 2 1 0 8 15 0 0 6 10 0 5 0
Mar 20 POR 42 15 5 3 0 0 1 5 10 0 0 5 7 0 5 4
Mar 18 GSW 32 6 4 1 1 0 2 2 9 2 3 0 5 0 4 4
Mar 16 @CLE 23 5 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 3 3 0 2 0 3 1
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Mar 14 @CHA 38 5 5 2 0 0 1 1 8 2 2 1 3 0 5 3
Mar 12 IND 36 15 5 6 2 0 2 7 13 0 0 1 4 0 5 1
Mar 9 DET 34 10 1 0 1 0 1 4 9 0 0 2 7 0 1 3
Mar 7 LAC 27 2 5 0 0 0 3 0 6 2 2 0 5 0 5 3
Mar 6 @DEN 41 12 4 3 2 0 1 3 13 3 3 3 9 0 4 3
Mar 3 SAC 36 4 3 4 2 0 0 2 9 0 0 0 2 0 3 3
Mar 1 ORL 32 21 5 2 2 0 0 8 12 4 5 1 4 1 4 2
Feb 28 MIN 24 15 0 2 1 1 0 5 10 2 2 3 6 0 0 3
Feb 26 DEN 41 17 3 2 1 0 1 4 8 5 6 4 7 1 2 6
Feb 24 OKC 34 15 2 2 1 0 0 5 16 0 0 5 11 1 1 2
Feb 21 PHI 27 21 3 2 0 0 0 8 12 2 2 3 7 0 3 1
Feb 19 @ORL 37 5 3 2 0 0 1 2 10 0 0 1 7 0 3 2
Feb 9 UTA 42 16 2 3 0 0 1 5 9 4 4 2 5 1 1 4
Feb 6 @MEM 30 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 5 2 4 2 3 0 0 1
Feb 5 SAS 23 4 1 2 0 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Feb 3 MIA 37 9 3 2 2 0 0 4 10 0 0 1 5 1 2 2
Feb 1 @ATL 35 11 1 3 0 0 1 4 14 0 0 3 9 0 1 2
Jan 31 PHO 34 7 4 1 1 0 0 2 12 2 2 1 8 1 3 3
Jan 29 BKN 34 2 5 3 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 4 1
Jan 27 @GSW 33 9 0 3 2 0 1 4 12 0 0 1 5 0 0 3
Jan 26 @LAL 33 9 0 5 0 0 1 3 8 2 2 1 5 0 0 0
Jan 24 @HOU 34 15 1 1 1 0 1 5 11 1 2 4 7 0 1 3
Jan 22 OKC 35 13 3 1 5 1 0 5 14 2 2 1 7 1 2 1
Jan 20 MIN 40 15 6 4 2 0 1 6 16 1 1 2 8 0 6 3
Jan 18 BOS 41 15 2 2 0 0 2 5 12 2 2 3 8 1 1 2
Jan 17 @SAS 26 12 1 1 0 0 1 5 9 1 2 1 4 0 1 3
Jan 15 @CHI 37 8 6 1 0 2 2 4 10 0 0 0 5 0 6 1
Jan 13 @OKC Did Not Play
Jan 12 CLE 42 11 7 2 0 0 0 3 11 2 2 3 8 1 6 3
Jan 10 @MIN 33 5 5 1 2 0 2 1 8 2 2 1 5 1 4 4
Jan 8 @MIL 39 12 2 3 2 1 2 4 12 1 2 3 9 1 1 3
Jan 6 @NOP Did Not Play
Jan 5 SAC 43 20 3 4 2 0 0 7 13 4 5 2 4 0 3 0
Jan 2 NOP 35 18 1 0 1 0 0 7 13 0 0 4 10 0 1 3
Jan 1 @MIA 31 12 4 1 0 0 0 4 9 0 0 4 7 0 4 1
Dec 30 GSW 26 13 3 0 2 0 0 5 9 0 0 3 4 0 3 0
Dec 28 MIL 32 22 4 2 0 0 1 6 10 5 6 5 7 0 4 2
Dec 26 CHI 36 10 4 2 1 0 1 4 11 0 0 2 8 1 3 2
Dec 23 @BKN 45 17 2 0 0 2 4 6 13 0 0 5 10 0 2 1
Dec 22 @TOR 27 15 1 1 0 0 0 6 11 0 0 3 5 0 1 3
Dec 18 MEM 29 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 4 2 2 0 3 0 1 0
Dec 16 @IND 29 4 4 1 1 1 0 2 10 0 0 0 4 0 4 3
Dec 14 PHO 32 13 5 1 0 0 1 5 13 0 0 3 9 0 5 3
Dec 12 WAS 35 28 1 0 3 0 4 10 17 2 2 6 11 0 1 1
Dec 9 ATL 36 17 4 1 1 2 0 6 17 3 3 2 6 1 3 4
Dec 7 @NYK 34 10 5 4 3 0 2 3 10 2 2 2 8 1 4 3
Dec 6 @WAS 41 36 6 5 1 1 1 12 23 2 2 10 17 0 6 2
Dec 4 HOU 34 5 5 1 2 1 0 1 9 2 4 1 8 1 4 2
Dec 1 @POR 40 18 5 1 2 0 1 5 11 5 6 3 6 2 3 1
Nov 30 @SAC 36 10 5 2 1 0 2 4 11 0 0 2 8 1 4 4
Nov 28 DEN 28 7 1 4 1 0 0 3 11 0 0 1 7 1 0 3
Nov 25 @SAS 36 15 4 1 1 0 3 6 16 0 0 3 10 1 3 3
Nov 24 @MEM 33 11 4 4 0 0 0 3 8 2 2 3 7 0 4 4
Nov 22 @OKC 32 18 3 1 1 0 1 7 15 0 0 4 10 1 2 1
Nov 20 UTA 32 7 1 1 0 1 0 3 12 1 1 0 8 0 1 2
Nov 18 @BOS 33 18 2 3 1 0 2 4 12 7 7 3 9 0 2 1
Nov 16 @PHI 29 7 2 1 2 0 2 2 10 2 2 1 6 1 1 4
Nov 14 @HOU Did Not Play
Nov 13 LAL 30 8 2 1 2 0 2 2 11 2 2 2 6 0 2 2
Nov 11 LAC 33 25 6 3 1 0 1 9 13 4 4 3 4 0 6 3
Nov 10 @NOP 15 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Nov 7 NOP 29 13 2 2 0 0 0 4 10 3 3 2 5 0 2 2
Nov 5 CHA 26 11 1 0 1 0 1 2 9 5 6 2 7 0 1 1
Nov 3 TOR 28 8 3 3 0 0 2 3 7 1 2 1 3 1 2 5
Nov 1 @LAL 26 10 2 1 0 0 0 3 10 1 2 3 8 1 1 1
Oct 29 @LAC Did Not Play
Oct 28 @PHO 26 9 3 1 1 0 0 3 7 1 2 2 4 0 3 2
Wesley Matthews Projections For Upcoming Games – Next 3 Days
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Wesley Matthews – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Shooting Guard
Also Listed As:  #3 Small Forward

1.  Wesley Matthews

2.  Seth Curry

3.  J.J. Barea

4.  Devin Harris

5.  Justin Anderson

6.  Nicolas Brussino

7.  Kyle Collinsworth

Dallas Mavericks

True Shooting Percentage

53.2%

True Shooting % in 2015-16

In 2015-16, Wesley Matthews has a true shooting percentage of 53.2%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2015-16

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What Is True Shooting Percentage?

True shooting percentage is weighted to account for field goals, three-pointers, and free throws – FG, 3Pt, FT – which provides a measure of a player's efficiency in the whole scope of shooting.

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Wesley Matthews NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 82 36.0 13.7 3.4 2.2 1.1 0.3 1.1 48.3 82.9 1.7 0.9 2.5 2.9 38.2 4.9 10.1 2.8 3.4
2010-11 23 POR 82 36.0 17.0 3.4 2.1 1.3 0.1 2.0 44.9 84.4 1.8 0.6 2.7 4.9 40.7 5.7 12.8 3.5 4.1
2011-12 24 POR 66 36.0 14.6 3.6 1.8 1.6 0.2 2.1 41.2 86.0 1.2 0.9 2.7 5.4 38.3 5.1 12.3 2.4 2.8
2012-13 25 POR 69 36.0 15.3 2.9 2.6 1.3 0.3 2.5 43.6 79.7 1.6 0.5 2.3 6.4 39.8 5.3 12.1 2.2 2.8
2013-14 26 POR 82 36.0 17.4 3.7 2.6 1.0 0.2 2.6 44.1 83.7 1.4 0.7 3.1 6.6 39.3 5.8 13.1 3.3 3.9
2014-15 27 POR 60 36.0 17.0 3.9 2.5 1.4 0.2 3.1 44.8 75.2 1.4 0.7 3.3 7.9 38.9 6.0 13.4 1.9 2.6
2015-16 28 DAL 78 36.0 13.3 3.2 2.1 1.1 0.2 2.6 38.8 86.3 1.1 0.4 2.9 7.1 36.0 4.5 11.6 1.7 2.0
Preseason Projections 29 DAL 66 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2015-16 projections for Wesley Matthews

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Wesley Matthews NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 22 82 2023 769 191 124 64 15 63 48.3 82.9 93 50 141 165 38.2 273 565 160 193
2010-11 23 POR 82 2758 1300 258 164 102 9 154 44.9 84.4 138 48 210 378 40.7 440 979 266 315
2011-12 24 POR 66 2228 904 224 113 96 15 129 41.2 86.0 73 56 168 337 38.3 314 763 147 171
2012-13 25 POR 69 2403 1022 191 174 90 18 169 43.6 79.7 109 35 156 425 39.8 352 808 149 187
2013-14 26 POR 82 2780 1343 289 197 76 14 201 44.1 83.7 110 51 238 511 39.3 445 1009 252 301
2014-15 27 POR 60 2024 956 222 139 77 10 173 44.8 75.2 81 38 184 445 38.9 337 752 109 145
2015-16 28 DAL 78 2644 977 238 151 78 17 189 38.8 86.3 78 27 211 525 36.0 331 854 126 146
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Wesley Matthews NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 22 82 24.7 59.2 53.9 14.3 10.7 1.3 9.1
2010-11 23 POR 82 33.6 58.2 52.8 11.6 9.7 1.2 13.5
2011-12 24 POR 66 33.8 53.9 49.6 11.0 7.1 1.5 12.2
2012-13 25 POR 69 34.8 57.4 54.0 14.8 9.3 1.6 12.9
2013-14 26 POR 82 33.9 58.8 54.1 13.6 7.6 1.8 14.6
2014-15 27 POR 60 33.7 58.6 56.3 13.4 7.8 1.7 14.5
2015-16 28 DAL 78 33.9 53.2 49.8 13.2 6.8 1.9 10.8
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Wesley Matthews: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Matthews scored just six points (3-11 FG, 0-7 3Pt) to go along with six rebounds, two steals, and an assist in 36 minutes during Monday's Game 2 win over the Thunder.

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Matthews tallied seven points (3-10 FG, 1-6 3Pt), two rebounds, an assist, and a steal over 29 minutes in Saturday's 108-70 Game 1 loss to the Thunder.

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Matthews finished with 20 points (7-14 FG, 4-10 3Pt, 2-2 FT), two rebounds, and one assist in 38 minutes during Monday's win over the Jazz.

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Matthews scored seven points (2-9 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT) to go with three assists in 31 minutes during Sunday's loss to the Clippers.

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Matthews scored 11 points (3-7 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT) to go with two rebounds and one assist over a team-high 44 minutes in Wednesday's win over the Grizzlies.

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Matthews scored 16 points (6-18 FG, 4-12 3Pt) and added six rebounds and a team-high three steals across 41 minutes in Wednesday's 88-86 win over the Rockets.

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Matthews scored 19 points (6-14 FG, 1-2 FT, 6-13 3Pt) and added a pair of rebounds, an assist, and a steal across 36 minutes during Sunday's win over the Timberwolves.

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Matthews scored 17 points (6-16 FG, 4-9 3Pt, 1-1 FT) to go with six rebounds, one assist, and a steal over 43 minutes in Friday's win over the Pistons.

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Matthews scored 16 points (4-9 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 7-9 FT) to go with four assists, three steals, and two rebounds in Monday's win over the Knicks.

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Matthews scored 14 points (5-14 FG, 4-10 3Pt) to go with three rebounds, two assists, and a steal in 34 minutes during Monday's win over the Nuggets.

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Matthews scored 26 points (8-16 FG, 6-11 3Pt, 4-4 FT) to go with three rebounds and three assists over 33 minutes in Friday's loss to the Warriors.

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Matthews scored 22 points (8-15 FG, 6-10 3Pt) to go with five rebounds, one assist, and two steals in 41 minutes during Wednesday's loss to the Trail Blazers.

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2014-15

In each of his five NBA seasons, Wesley Matthews has increased his three-point total on, settling at 201 successful attempts in 2013-14. The mark was the second-most by a Blazer in franchise history, and only a degree behind Damian Lillard's 218 on the season. In the meantime, Matthews recorded 16.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, and 2.5 three-pointers per game, joining his fellow starters with his own personal career highs. He's a true difference maker on the defensive end, though, generally taking on an opponent's top wing on a nightly basis. During Portland's six-game first-round victory over the Rockets, for example, Matthews teamed with Nicolas Batum to harass James Harden into 38-percent shooting from the field, a colossal eight-point drop from Harden' season-long clip. Although Matthews will likely never put up intriguing lines, outside of his proficiency from deep, his durability - namely, only missing games in one of his five seasons - is all but a given. Additionally, no matter the composition of the guard rotation, since Matthews signed with the Blazers in the summer of 2010, he's been handed at least 33 minutes per game.

2013-14

After suiting up for every game in his first three seasons in the league, Matthews missed 13 games due to hip and ankle injuries and would later require surgery on his non-shooting elbow in the offseason. In spite of the various ailments, Matthews still averaged a career-high 35 minutes per game, largely due to a dearth of talent on the Blazers' bench. Aside from a small uptick in scoring (14.8 points) and three-point production (2.4 threes per game) and a downgrade in rebounding (2.8), Matthews more or less held constant across the board. Never a player to pile up notable counting stats outside of the scoring column, Matthews figures to see his numbers take a hit after the Blazers made beefing up their reserve unit a priority in the offseason. In addition to signing Mo Williams and Dorell Wright and trading for Robin Lopez, Portland added C.J. McCollum with the 10th overall pick in this summer's draft. With Damian Lillard and Nicolas Batum locked into full-time roles at point guard and small forward, Matthews' playing time seems to be the most threatened by McCollum, a talented scoring guard who will be tabbed as the Blazers' sixth man to start the season and could ultimately usurp Matthews of his starting job.

2012-13

With the retirement of Brandon Roy, Matthews filled the shooting guard slot for the Trail Blazers and excelled at just about everything, except the “shooting” part. While Matthews held steady across pretty much every category, a 41.2 field goal percentage cut his scoring average down two full points per game. Matthews was plagued by an over-reliance on the jump shot, as he attempted nearly half a shot more from beyond the arc per game and shot at a lower percentage than the year before. He also got to the line a lot less, dropping from 3.8 free throws per game to 2.6. If Matthews can curb his outside shooting and get to the rack more frequently, he could emerge as Portland’s most viable perimeter threat. The team will likely lean on Matthews early on with rookie Damian Lillard slated to handle point guard duties, which should only help his numbers. Ideally, fantasy owners would like to see Matthews add more assists to his repertoire, but he makes up for that with his dependable steals totals (1.5 per game in 2011-12) and low turnover rate (1.1 per game). Though he perhaps relied on the three-ball too much, he still nailed two threes per game, tying for 12th in the NBA. Matthews has the potential to work out the kinks in his game and become an upper-level shooting guard this season.

2011-12

Matthews has been rehabbing his “messed up” ankle all offseason, but it’s believed he should be ready when training camp starts. With Brandon Roy’s career teetering on the edge of a cliff, Matthews has come to be considered the shooting guard of both the present and the future for the Trail Blazers. Through 69 games as a starter last season, Matthews averaged 16.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 2.1 three-pointers, 1.4 steals, and 1.7 turnovers in 36 minutes. His minutes and scoring tapered off a little after the Blazers acquired Gerald Wallace at the trade deadline, but that loss in minutes may have also been related to the ankle injury he was fighting through for the last two months of the season. Matthews may still be undervalued in some drafts due to his season averages being slightly lowered from the 13 games he has used in limited action at the beginning of the season, but don’t let him slip in drafts. His ability to contribute better-than-average stats in three-pointers and steals make him an ideal shooting guard to own in fantasy.

2010-11

Matthews' 2009-10 campaign has to be considered a success -- from a financial perspective, if nothing else. He started the year as an undrafted free agent, signed a non-guaranteed contract with the Jazz, started 48 games, and then signed a five-year offer sheet, worth about $33 million, with the Trail Blazers this offseason. As with his real-life skillset, he offers no one standout tool in fantasy, either. Nor is he likely to play more than 30 minutes per game, making him waiver-wire fodder in most formats.