Wesley Matthews

Wesley Matthews Jr was born in the year 1986 and he is American professional basketball player who plays for Dallas Mavericks in National Basketball Association (NBA). He was playing the college basketball under Marquette Golden Eagles. He is a son to a former NBA player called Wes Matthews. He attended an elementary school found in Miami.

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According to his biography, Wesley Matthews was born in the city of San Antonio in Texas and his father is Wesley Sr and played like NBA point guard and also a two time NBA champion of 1987 and of 1988 Los Angeles Lakers. Her mother is Pam Moore, who is all-American runner and also a basketball player. He was the star for James Madison Memorial High School basketball and for its soccer teams.

Wesley Matthews decided to join Marquette University even if he was under pressure of playing for the University of the Wisconsin-Madison since it was the one where his father played. He chose to do this after being Mr Basketball of 2005 for the State of Wisconsin when he was attending James Madison Memorial.

Wesley Matthews was big and he was among the three amigos, the three guards who were on the starting lineup for the Marquette. The other two of the trio are Jerel McNeal and Dominic James. They were together and they started each game from the day they were freshman to the end. Because he missed the height, he learned how to play bigger, ended up becoming the most dominant player in the nation when it comes to driving to the basketball. He got 13 rebounds in the Marquette and won 48 points over the Division II opponent called Lewis Flyer in December 28, 2005.

Wesley Matthews started to play professional with Utah Jazz after the NBA draft of 2009. He signed a contract of one year with Jazz. The team made him a starting shooting guard. Matthew was made a restricted free agent which gave Jazz a chance of matching him with another free agent offer. In 2010, Trail Blazers, signed Matthew to an offer of five years for 34 million dollars. He played over 250 consecutive NBA games and he was forced afterwards to sit up because of the injury he suffered on the left hip. He got the name of Iron Man because he is able to play through pain and minor injuries. In 2015, he signed a deal of four year with Dallas Mavericks and he started the debut for the team’s season opener when he played against Phoenix Suns.

Wesley Matthews is 6 ft with 5 inch and his weight is over 220 lbs. It is not clear if he has a wife, or a girlfriend. He plays with a jersey of number 23. His net worth is 28 million and since 2014 until 2017, he will get a salary of over 17 million dollars.

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 14 Oct, 1986
Age: 33 yrs
Occupations: Basketball player
Citizenship: United States of America
Birth Place: San Antonio
Education: James Madison Memorial High School
Gender: Male
Description: American basketball player
Net Worth 2021: 14 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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