Wesley Matthews SG/SF POR 14 Days

Matthews posted 14 points (5-11 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT), three assists, one rebound, and one steal in 33 minutes during Saturday's loss to the Clippers in Los Angeles.

Matthews has drilled multiple treys in five of the first six games en route to 17.2 points (on 53 percent shooting), 3.8 rebounds, 2.7 threes, 1.5 assists, and 0.8 steals in 33 minutes per outing. While the line isn't out of this world, he's been the most consistent Blazer on both ends of the court, boasting a 97.1 defensive rating, or the best among the starting five, CSN Northwest reports. His particular skill set -- steady defense and a fine stroke from beyond the arc -- ensure viability in the vast majority of formats.

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Matthews has received the all clear to play from the Blazers' medical staff after his recent practice participation was limited due to an irregular heartbeat, The Columbian reports.

Since initially capping his reps last Thursday, Matthews reported Monday that "everything's been good so far," as he eases back into a regular workload. The issue emerged and waned for a second consecutive preseason, which is worrisome from a fantasy perspective, if the same occurred during the regular season slate. Nevertheless, the concern is behind him, and he'll match the Blazers' fellow starters with 20-to-25 minutes of court time in Tuesday's exhibition opener.

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Matthews missed practice Thursday due to an irregular heartbeat, The Columbian reports.

Matthews had the same issue around this time last season. He said his heartbeat has already corrected himself and he will now "ease back into it." Matthews will likely miss some practices in the short term but, barring a setback, this doesn't look like anything that will affect him come the regular season.

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Wesley Matthews scored 22 points to lead the Blazers in Saturday's Game 3 loss to the Spurs, and while the Blazers' starters all had big lines, the Spurs led this one wire-to-wire for the easy win.

Damian Lillard hit just 7-of-21 shots and missed all six of his 3-pointers to finish with 21 points, while LaMarcus Aldridge also scored 21 with 12 rebounds, but hit just 9-of-23 shots. Nicolas Batum was solid with 20 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, two steals and four 3-pointers, while Robin Lopez added 13 points and severn rebounds. The Blazers' starters might be running on fumes after playing so many regular-season minutes, and their bench managed just six points tonight. Don't be surprised if the Spurs close this series out with a sweep on Monday night, as they're simply playing at a different level than the weary Blazers.

Wesley Matthews SG/SF POR 8 Months

Wes Matthews played 33 minutes vs. the Lakers on Tuesday with 10 points, four boards, six assists and two 3-pointers.

He received an IV back on Sunday and he looked healthy tonight. Matthews is one of the biggest warriors in the NBA and has played in every game in four of his five seasons with just 13 DNPs in 2012-13. He's slowed down a bit from his hot start, but is still one of the better wing scorers in the NBA.

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Wesley Matthews (flu) received four liters of saline solution via an IV prior to Sunday's game, but he still scored 15 points with two 3-pointers and five assists in 32 minutes.

Owners can be thankful that the illness didn't lead to a sudden DNP, and all signs point to Matthews playing in Tuesday's game vs. the Lakers. He doesn't miss games unless it's absolutely necessary, but we'll keep him on the injury report as a precaution.

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Wesley Matthews made just one 3-pointer during Saturday's ugly 124-94 loss to the Bobcats, scoring a total of 15 points with one steal and one turnover.

It's the first time this season in which he's failed to record even one dime or an assist and he hasn't done that since 2012. Matthews was coming off a 28-point game on Friday and he'll look to get back on track on Monday against the Heat. While Miami's defense is solid, they do allow the fourth-most triples per game on the season.

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Wesley Matthews matched his season-high 28 points during Thursday's win over the Wizards to go with one board, five assists, one steal and four 3-pointers.

He pumped in five treys on Tuesday and his shot has suddenly come back. Matthews' efficiency has dipped a bit since the All-Star break, so his fantasy owners have to be pleased to see him catch fire again. He'll look to keep the party going against the Bobcats on Saturday.

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Wesley Matthews broke out of a funk on Tuesday, hitting 8-of-18 shots and five 3-pointers for 26 points, two rebounds, two assists and two steals in an overtime win against the Bucks.

Matthews had scored 13 or fewer points in three of his previous four games, but got back on track tonight. He's also hit 11 straight free throws over his last two games.

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Wesley Matthews hit just 1-of-7 shots for five points, two rebounds, three assists and two steals in Tuesday's loss to Memphis.

Matthews blew up for 26 points on Friday and Sunday, but had scored 11 or fewer points in his five previous games. The Blazers' starters have played a ton of minutes this season because they don't utilize their bench, and the wear and tear could be catching up to Matthews.