|Full Name:||Wesley Matthews|
|Place of Birth:||San Antonio, Texas|
|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
Wesley Matthews played high school basketball at James Madison Memorial High School in Madison, Wisconsin. He was named the 2005 Wisconsin Mr. Basketball winner.
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.
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.
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