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Wesley Matthews Out for Season with Achilles Injury

Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews suffered a non-contact left foot injury in the third quarter of the Blazers’ game against the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night, and after being ruled out the rest of the game, the worst fears were confirmed:

Non-contact injuries are usually never any good, and this one looked particularly bad when it happened (via CBS Sports):

The immediate speculation on the TNT broadcast was that Matthews could have suffered an Achilles injury, and it sadly turned out to be the case.

Matthews was a key cog in Portland’s starting lineup, averaging 16.1 points while shooting 39.1 percent from three. The acquisition of Arron Afflalo will help mitigate this awful injury to Matthews, but only somewhat. The Blazers will have to dig deep without their starting shooting guard the rest of the season and try and make a run without him.

Portland beat Dallas, 94-75.

 

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