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Facing doubt and adversity, Trail Blazers' guard Wesley Matthews has shown he is 'going to find a way'

James Harden, a childhood without a father, the loss of a sister, doubts about his play? Wesley Matthews has overcome them all with determination, hard work and a strong mother.

Trail Blazers-Rockets matchups: Wesley Matthews, Blazers searching for ways to slow James Harden's favorite play

The Rockets' All-Star averaged 30.3 points a game against the Blazers this season, but Blazers guard Wesley Matthews vows to make him work on both ends of the court.

Trail Blazers-Rockets: Wesley Matthews vs. James Harden, who wins the matchup?: Poll

Harden torched the Blazers in the regular-season meetings, and Matthews said a key in the playoffs will be fighting through screens to stick with the bearded All-Star.

Wesley Matthews embraced the challenge of trying to slow down Stephen Curry: Trail Blazers video

"He's obviously a great defender. He took on that challenge I just wanted to continue to be aggressive and try to make plays," Stephen Curry said of the matchup with Wesley Matthews.
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Blazers G Wesley Matthews Says Sunday Is

Blazers G Wesley Matthews Says Sunday Is "Biggest Game Of The Year" And Other Top Quotes After Win Over Jazz

The top quotes following the Portland Trail Blazers' victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday. Ed. Note: Hey guys, please welcome Sagar Trika to Blazersedge. Sagar is a high school student in Beaverton who has been writing about the Blazers for two years now over at Blazers World. He is going to be helping out our site here and there in various ways. His first task: digging through the post-game interviews to pull out some of the best quotes. The goal here is to help us be as thorough as possible, leaving no post-game stone unturned. Here's what Sagar found from Portland's 111-99 victory over...

Know what Wesley Matthews likes to do before the national anthem? (video)

Just before the singing of the national anthem at Portland Trail Blazers home games, a line of kids are arranged in front of each player. The kids don't really have any interaction with the players, but they get their time in the spotlight. I'm sure they are nervous and are trying to keep cool in front of so many fans. This provides a perfect opportunity for Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews.

Know what Wesley Matthews likes to do before the National anthem? (video)

Just before the sining of the national anthem, a line of kids are arranged in front of each player. The kids don't really have any interaction with the players, but they get their time in the spotlight. I'm sure they are nervous and are trying to keep cool in front of so many fans. This provides a perfect opportunity for Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews.

Matthews leads Trail Blazers to 116-103 win over Washington Wizards at the Moda Center (Photos)

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews finished the game against the Washington Wizards with a game-high 28 points, a grimace on his face and his left leg wrapped and iced. The Blazers beat the Wizards, 116-103, at the Moda Center...

Wesley Matthews Photos

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