The +Portland Trail Blazers has loss a star member. This time its +Wesley Matthews. Matthews had to be helped off the court after suffering the injury in the Trail Blazers’ 94-75 win over the Dallas Mavericks. He had four points, one rebound and three assists in 18 minutes before exiting.
Added Damian Lillard: “Wes plays harder than anybody on our team. It’s hard for our team to think about not having him out there because of everything he brings to this team and the person that he is.” The mood was somber in the Trail Blazers’ locker room as Matthews’ teammates lamented the loss of the player fans call “Iron Man” for his toughness.