10:35 AM EDT, Wed August 20, 2014
Rip City Project Aug 6, 2014

Wesley Matthews’ defense: As good as advertised?

Blazers fans are familiar by now with Wesley Matthews‘ borderline persecution complex. Like many NBA players, he’s talked a lot about using the words of skeptics to fuel him through the insane routine of practice and workouts required to flourish in the league. The problem is, Matthews has been in the league for five years […] Wesley Matthews’ defense: As good as advertised? - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rip City Project Aug 5, 2014

Wesley Matthews – Unheralded Advantage

As a team, the Portland Trail Blazers jumped up an astounding 21 wins from the 2012-13 season to the 2013-14 season; a 64% increase (33-49 to 54-28). While there were noticeable improvements across the board, Wesley Matthews’ was particularly noteworthy. In 2012-13, Matthews contributed 14.8 points per game on 43.6% shooting, to go along with […] Wesley Matthews – Unheralded Advantage - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Trail Blazers Player News

  • 1

    Damian Lillard

    Stein: USAB Cuts could come Thursday – Damian Lillard at risk

  • LaMarcus Aldridge

    As Damian Lillard fights for roster spot, Jerry Colangelo has not 'closed the door' on LaMarcus Aldridge's USA Basketball future

  • Steve Blake

    Steve Blake history lesson: Trail Blazers trades

  • Nicolas Batum

    France's Nicolas Batum throws down alley-oop, records double-double against Philippines

  • Robin Lopez

    Robin Lopez: Elite Rim Protector

  • Wesley Matthews

    Wesley Matthews’ defense: As good as advertised?

  • Thomas Robinson

    Trail Blazers' Thomas Robinson makes top-10 blocks list; Damian Lillard is twice victim (video)

  • Victor Claver

    Spain Calls Upon Victor Claver

  • Chris Kaman

  • Dorell Wright

    Dorell Wright wedding: Trail Blazers forward shares epic photos, wanted to wear Jordans