21 Facts About Wesley Matthews


Wesley Matthews played college basketball for the Marquette Golden Eagles.


Wesley Matthews is the son of former NBA player Wes Matthews.


Wesley Matthews was the biggest of the "three amigos", the three guards in the starting lineup for Marquette.


Wesley Matthews grabbed 13 rebounds in a Marquette 48-point win over Division II opponent Lewis Flyers on December 28,2005.


Wesley Matthews joined the Utah Jazz for the Orlando Summer League and the Sacramento Kings for the Las Vegas Summer League.


On June 29,2010, the Jazz extended Wesley Matthews the league-specified qualifying offer, thereby making him a restricted free agent and giving the Jazz the opportunity to match any other free agent offer.


The durable Wesley Matthews played in 250 consecutive NBA games before being forced to sit out of a game on December 10,2012, due to an injury to his left hip.


On November 23,2013, in a game against the Golden State Warriors, Wesley Matthews was involved in an altercation and was ejected along with teammate, Mo Williams.


Wesley Matthews scored 23 points in 25 minutes of action before leaving the game.


On January 17,2015, Wesley Matthews became the Trail Blazers all-time career leader in three-point field goals made, surpassing Terry Porter's franchise record of 773.


On March 5,2015, in a game against the Dallas Mavericks, Wesley Matthews tore his left achilles tendon and was ruled out for the rest of the season.


On July 9,2015, Wesley Matthews signed a four-year, $70 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks.


Wesley Matthews hit 10 three-pointers in the game, with eight of them coming in the second half.


In January 2019, Wesley Matthews became the sixth player in Mavericks history to make 600 3-pointers, and the first undrafted player in NBA history to make 1,500 3-pointers.


On January 31,2019, Wesley Matthews was traded to the New York Knicks in a multiplayer trade.


On February 10,2019, Wesley Matthews signed with the Indiana Pacers.


On July 12,2019, Wesley Matthews signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.


On November 25,2019, Wesley Matthews scored 19 points and grabbed 4 rebounds while starting in place of injured All-Star Khris Middleton in a game against the Utah Jazz.


On November 22,2020, Wesley Matthews signed with the Los Angeles Lakers.


On December 3,2021, Wesley Matthews was signed by the Milwaukee Bucks.


Wesley Matthews was inserted into the starting lineup by Mike Budenholzer towards the end of the regular season to provide a defensive presence alongside All-Defensive guard Jrue Holiday.