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Mavs Moneyball Jul 4, 2015

Blazers Edge talks Wesley Matthews' potential impact in Dallas

Dave Deckard of SB Nation's Trail Blazers blog helps us with questions about Wes Matthews' offensive repertoire, his locker room presence and that achilles injury. Matthews is talked about quite a bit for his shooting abilities. Over the last two seasons, nobody has made more except Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. But a lot of fans might not appreciate the other parts of the game his shooting helps set up. Can you describe what he's able to do in the post, as a ballhandler, and on the defensive end that will make an impact? In the Post: Matthews has developed this part of his game over the...
Why Mavs aren’t worried about Wesley Matthews’ Achilles injury

Why Mavs aren’t worried about Wesley Matthews’ Achilles injury

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Blazersedge Jul 3, 2015

Portland Trail Blazers Never Made an Offer to Wesley Matthews

Jason Quick of the Oregonian reports that the Blazers didn't try to retain their starting shooting guard. Jason Quick of the Oregonian tweeted today that the Portland Trail Blazers never made an offer to free agent shooting guard Wesley Matthews, Blazers did not make an offer to Wesley Matthews — Jason Quick (@jwquick) July 3, 2015 Matthews recently signed a 4-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks reportedly worth $13 million per year.
Rip City Project Jul 3, 2015

Wesley Matthews commits to Dallas Mavericks

Wesley Matthews has agreed, in principle, to a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks. Matthews received a rather lucrative four-year, $64 million offer from the Sacramento Kings, but has informed Sacramento that he will decline their proposal. The dollar value of his contract in Dallas is not yet known, but it is certainly less than […] Wesley Matthews commits to Dallas Mavericks - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Mavs Moneyball Jul 3, 2015

Wesley Matthews agrees to sign with the Mavericks

The former Portland Trail Blazer is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon, but is a very important get for the Mavs in a few ways. The Dallas Mavericks made Wesley Matthews a priority and it has paid off, as the 28-year-old shooting guard has agreed to a 4-year deal to join the squad, per TNT's David Aldridge. Wes Matthews has agreed in principle with the Mavericks on a four-year deal, per source. Turned down huge offer from Sacramento. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 3, 2015 Matthews turned down a 4-year/$64 million offer from the Sacramento Kings to accept a deal with the...
Blazersedge Jul 3, 2015

Wesley Matthews Agrees To Terms With The Dallas Mavericks

Portland's archetypal 3D guard and fan favorite will now ply his trade in Dallas. The Portland Trail Blazers say goodbye to another former starter today as Wesley Matthews agrees to join the Dallas Mavericks, per TNT's David Aldridge: Wes Matthews has agreed in principle with the Mavericks on a four-year deal, per source. Turned down huge offer from Sacramento. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) July 3, 2015 Matthews played 5 years with the Trail Blazers. Originally brought in as a super-sized backup to Brandon Roy, Matthews came into his own after Roy's knee injuries forced him...

Sacramento Kings offering Wesley Matthews 4-year, $64 million contract: Report

The Sacramento Kings, Dallas Mavericks and Toronto Raptors are all pursuing free agent wing Wesley Matthews.
Mavs Moneyball Jul 2, 2015

Mavericks favorite to land Wes Matthews, per report

Dallas appears to be in the lead to sign the biggest name among the remaining free agent wings. How much is a new follow on Twitter worth? To Mavericks fans it could be quite a lot. Earlier this evening Mavericks small forward/unofficial GM Chandler Parsons apparently followed free agent shooting guard Wes Matthews on Twitter. Chandler Parsons just followed Wesley Matthews. pic.twitter.com/XqckkrHIVd — Kenny Bybee (@KennyBybee) July 3, 2015 Shortly afterwards, ESPN's Marc Stein reported that despite a $45 million contract offer from the Sacramento Kings, Dallas appears to be the...
Blazersedge Jul 2, 2015

Mavericks, Kings Tussling over Wesley Matthews

Two teams fight over their right to employ Portland's shooting guard. After a busy day first full day of NBA free agency, Portland Trail Blazers shooting guard Wesley Matthews finds himself being courted by 2 teams, the Dallas Mavericks and the Sacramento Kings. ESPN sources say Raptors and Mavs still locked in battle for Wes Matthews. Yes: Raps still want him after striking deal with DeMarre Carroll — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 2, 2015 Both organizations plan to pair Matthews with a second high-profile free agent. The Mavericks would like to convince Los Angeles Clippers...
Blazersedge Jul 1, 2015

2015 NBA Free Agency Rumors And Chat: Carlos Boozer Talking To Portland?

As we roll toward day two of free agency, see the latest rumors and news across the NBA. There is a summary of all the major signings at the bottom of the sections below. For full details of previous news and rumors, see our first and second rumor threads! Portland Trail Blazers: Wednesday, 7:15 pm: ESPN's Marc Stein has reported that the Toronto Raptors and Dallas Mavericks are locked in a battle for the services of free agent Wesley Matthews. ESPN sources say Raptors and Mavs still locked in battle for Wes Matthews. Yes: Raps still want him after striking deal with DeMarre Carroll —...
Mavs Moneyball Jul 1, 2015

Mavericks free agency 2015: News, rumors, analysis and discussion of Dallas' offseason

The Mavericks are waiting for DeAndre Jordan, LaMarcus Aldridge and Wes Matthews decisions. In the summer of 2012, the watershed moment of Deron Williams' free agency decision was the Nets' trade for Joe Johnson. Brooklyn was laughed at. Johnson was hideously overpaid entering the third year of a six-year, $124-million contract that made him, at the time, the highest-paid player in the NBA. But with something to show Williams, who a day or two earlier was reportedly leaning towards signing in Dallas, the Nets managed to retain the services of the All Star point guard. That turned out to be...
Mavs Moneyball Jul 1, 2015

The Trail Blazers probably aren't going to sign Wes Matthews

Here's a look at Toronto's cap. Part of the Mavericks' plan to sign DeAndre Jordan is to bring on Wes Matthews. The two parties were reportedly about $3 million apart when they met Tuesday night and the Raptors emerged as a candidate on Wednesday, meeting and pitching a spot to Matthews. But here's the thing: after signing Demarre Carroll, the Raptors probably only have $11 million or so left even after cutting non-guaranteed contract Luke Ridnour. Here's a look at their cap. The one thing the Raptors can do is sign Carroll to a rising contract -- that starts lower and increases...
Cap-wise, Mavs could overpay for Wesley Matthews, still max out DeAndre Jordan

Cap-wise, Mavs could overpay for Wesley Matthews, still max out DeAndre Jordan

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Blazersedge Jul 1, 2015

Wesley Matthews in Free Agency Discussions with Toronto Raptors

The Raptors are after another of Portland's free agents. While most of the NBA focuses on the fate of Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge, the Toronto Raptors are making a play for another Blazers free agent, shooting guard Wesley Matthews. USAToday's Jeff Zillgitt reports that Wesley Matthews and the Toronto Raptors will meet to discuss options. Raptors interest in Wes Matthews has led to a scheduled meeting between the two sides, per person with knowledge of meeting. — Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) July 1, 2015 Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today has reported that the Toronto...

Dallas Mavericks reportedly in lead to sign Trail Blazers free agent Wesley Matthews

Matthews met with the Dallas Mavericks and is still hoping to land a $15 million contract.

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