Wesley Matthews on Recent Play: ‘I Suck Right Now’

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Matthews, the shooting guard to whom the Dallas Mavericks gave a four-year, $70 million max contract this summer despite the ruptured left Achilles tendon he suffered in March, is battling through one of the worst shooting slumps of his seven-year career. He offered no excuses, only harsh criticism of himself after going 1-of-9 from the floor, including 1-of-8 from 3-point range, in Friday’s 100-96 loss to the Houston Rockets.

“I suck right now,” said Matthews, who is averaging 11.1 points per game, 4.3 fewer than his average during his five seasons in Portland. “Point blank, period, I suck right now on the offensive end as far as shooting the ball, as far as what I can do, as far as making shots and what everybody knows I can do. I’ve got to find it on this road trip and sustain it.”

Source: Tim MacMahon of ESPN

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