#23 Shooting Guard

Wesley Matthews

Height / Weight
6' 5" / 220 lbs
Born
Oct 14, 1986 (36)
College
Marquette
NBA Draft
Undrafted
Nationality
American
SEASON STATS
2022-2023
PTS
3.3
-1.8
Rebounds
2.1
+0.2
Assists
0.6
-0.2
PER
8.52
+0.20
PLAYER INFO
Full Name: Wesley Matthews
Nickname: Iron Man
Place of Birth: San Antonio, Texas
Education: Marquette
Parents: Wesley Matthews Sr. and Pam Moore

Wesley Matthews Biography Details, Age, Net Worth, & Basketball Career

Wesley Matthews is the son of Wesley Matthew Sr. (a two-time NBA champion with the Los Angeles Lakers) and Pam Moore (an All-American runner and basketball player). Matthews played college basketball for four years at Marquette and went undrafted in 2009.

Matthews set the franchise three-point record during his tenure with the Portland Trail Blazers. He also started 250 consecutive NBA games, earning him the nickname “Iron Man."

Matthews became just the sixth player in Dallas Mavericks’ history to hit 600 career three-pointers with the franchise. Matthews is now the all-time leader in made three-pointers by an undrafted player in NBA history.

Wesley Matthews Basketball Career

High School Career (James Madison Memorial High School)

Wesley Matthews played high school basketball at James Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin. He was named the 2005 Wisconsin Mr. Basketball winner.

College Career (Marquette)

Matthews elected to attend Marquette University. Due to a lack of height on the Marquette roster, Matthews learned to play against bigger opponents. On January 7, 2009, Matthews set a school record for field goal accuracy (minimum 10 attempts) when he went 10-10, scoring 23 points.

Matthews played four seasons at Marquette. He went undrafted after the 2009 NBA Draft.

NBA Career

After going undrafted in 2009, Matthews joined the Utah Jazz for the Orlando Summer League and the Sacramento Kings for the Las Vegas Summer League. He signed a one-year deal with the Jazz. 

On July 10, 2010, Matthews signed a five-year, $34 million deal with the Portland Trail Blazers. He averaged 15.9 points per game in his first season in Portland. Matthews played in 250 consecutive games, earning him the nickname “Iron Man”.  Matthews became the Trail Blazers all-time leader in career three-point field goals made on January 17, 2015 (774). He tore his ACL in a game two months later and missed the rest of the season.

On July 9, 2015, Matthews signed a four-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks. He hit 10 three-pointers in a game on December 6th. On February 13, 2018, Matthews became the seventh player in Mavericks’ history to make 500 three-pointers with the team. In January of the following year, he became the sixth player in Mavs’ history to make 600 three-pointers. He was also the first undrafted player in NBA history to make 1,500 three-pointers.

On January 21, 2019, Matthews was involved in a multi-player deal that sent him to the New York Knicks. He was waived a week later. Three days after being waived, he was signed by the Indiana Pacers. On July 12, 2019, Matthews signed with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Wesley Matthews Net Worth, Salary, Endorsements & Career Earnings

In his career, Matthews has earned more than $105 million in salary.

He received an endorsement deal from Nike after college but the terms were not disclosed.

Matthews signed a 2-year, $5.3 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks in 2019.

Wesley Matthews Personal Life

Wesley Matthews was born to parents Wesley Matthews Sr. and Pam Moore in San Antonio, Texas.

Matthews has no known girlfriend at this time and has no kids.

Wesley Matthews Fun Facts

  • Was a star soccer player in high school.
  • Father played in the NBA and won two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers.
  • Mother was an All-American runner and basketball player.
  • Wisconsin Mr. Basketball in 2005.
  • Most career three-pointers by an undrafted player in NBA history.
Career stats
2022-2023
MIL
2021-2022
MIL
2020-2021
LAL
2019-2020
MIL
2018-2019
IND
2017-2018
DAL
2016-2017
DAL
2015-2016
DAL
2014-2015
POR
2013-2014
POR
2012-2013
POR
2011-2012
POR
2010-2011
POR
2009-2010
UTA
Season Team G MIN FG% 3P% FT% REB AST BLK STL PTS
2022-2023
34 15.1 34.0 33.7 83.3 2.1 0.6 0.2 0.5 3.3
2021-2022
49 20.4 39.5 33.8 78.6 1.9 0.7 0.2 0.5 5.1
2020-2021
58 19.5 35.3 33.5 85.4 1.6 0.9 0.3 0.7 4.8
2019-2020
67 24.4 39.6 36.4 76.5 2.5 1.4 0.1 0.6 7.4
2018-2019
69 30.3 40.0 37.2 81.0 2.5 2.3 0.2 0.8 12.2
2017-2018
63 33.8 40.6 38.1 82.2 3.1 2.7 0.3 1.2 12.7
2016-2017
73 34.2 39.3 36.3 81.6 3.6 2.9 0.2 1.0 13.5
2015-2016
78 33.9 38.8 36.0 86.3 3.1 1.9 0.2 1.0 12.5
2014-2015
60 33.7 44.8 38.9 75.2 3.7 2.3 0.2 1.3 15.9
2013-2014
82 33.9 44.1 39.3 83.7 3.5 2.4 0.2 0.9 16.4
2012-2013
69 34.8 43.6 39.8 79.7 2.8 2.5 0.3 1.3 14.8
2011-2012
68 33.6 41.7 38.4 86.0 3.4 1.7 0.2 1.5 13.8
2010-2011
54 34.2 44.3 38.1 82.9 3.3 1.9 0.1 1.3 16.5
2009-2010
13 20.7 49.3 38.9 70.0 1.5 0.5 0.0 0.4 7.0
Recent Games
Sat 2/4
Thu 2/2
Tue 1/31
Sun 1/29
Fri 1/27
Wed 1/25
Mon 1/23
Mon 1/16
Fri 1/6
Wed 12/28
Date Opp RESULT MIN PTS OR DR REB AST STL BLK TO
Sat 2/4
W 115-123
19 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 2
Thu 2/2
W 105-106
24 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
Tue 1/31
W 115-124
16 11 3 3 6 1 0 1 0
Sun 1/29
W 110-135
19 8 1 8 9 0 0 0 0
Fri 1/27
W 141-131
20 3 3 1 4 0 1 0 1
Wed 1/25
W 99-107
15 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 0
Mon 1/23
W 150-130
6 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Mon 1/16
W 119-132
6 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
Fri 1/6
L 138-109
9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Wed 12/28
L 113-119
30 3 3 3 6 1 1 2 1