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Wes Matthews is a top 5 SG

To start, lets just go through and list all the SGs in the league.

Eastern Conference

Indiana Lance stephenson Orlando Johnson
Miami Dwyane Wade Ray Allen
Chicago Jimmy Butler Kirk Hinrich
Philadelphia James Anderson
Atlanta Kyle Korver Louis Williams
Charlotte Gerald Henderson
Orlando Arron Afflalo Victor Oladipo
Toronto DeMar DeRozan Terrence Ross
Boston Jordan Crawford Courtney Lee
Cleveland Dion Waiters CJ Miles
Detroit Rodney Stuckey Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
New York Iman Shumpert JR Smith
Brooklyn Joe Johnson Jason Terry
Washington Bradley Beal Glen Rice Jr.
Milwaukee OJ Mayo Gary Neal


Western Conference

San Antonio Danny Green Manu Ginobili/Marco Belinelli
Portland Wes Matthews
Golden State Klay Thompson Kent Bazemore
Oklahoma City Thabo Sefolosha Jeremy Lamb
LA Clippers JJ Redick Jamal Crawford
Minnesota Kevin Martin Alexey Shved
Houston James Harden Francisco Garcia
Dallas Monta Ellis Wayne Ellington
Phoenix Eric Bledsoe Archie Goodwin
Memphis Tony Allen Quincy Pondexter
LA Lakers Kobe Bryant Nick Young/Jodie Meeks
Denver Randy Foye Andre Miller
New Orleans Eric Gordon Tyreke Evans
Sacramento Marcus Thornton Ben McLemore
Utah Alec Burks Brandon Rush

So, without too much argument, the top 3 SGs in the league are:

1) Kobe Bryant

2) Dwyane Wade

3) James Harden

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Now comes the challenging part. Can you find 2 other shooting guards that are better than Wes Matthews?

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Wes Matthews is:

#1 in the NBA in Offensive Rating (132.6)

#6 in the NBA in True Shooting Percentage (.685)

#6 in the NBA in Effective Field Goal Percentage (.662)

#11 in the NBA in Offensive Win Shares (1.1)

#14 in the NBA in Win Shares (1.4)

#12 in the NBA in 3pt percentage (51%)

#10 in the NBA in made 3pts (25)

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So, who are the players who could arguably be rated better than Wesley Matthews?

Klay Thompson (son of Blazer great and former #1 overall pick Mychal Thompson) is probably better.

Kevin Martin? Jimmy Butler? Arron Afflalo? Eric Bledsoe? Eric Gordon? Joe Johnson?

I wouldn't want any of them over Wes Matthews.

Wes Matthews is a beast. Our beast. Our 3 and D superstar.

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Write We$ in as an All star.

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As a side note:

Career Blazers Leaders:

3-Pt Field Goals

1. Terry Porter 773
2. Damon Stoudamire 717
3. Nicolas Batum 530
4. Clifford Robinson 492
5. Wesley Matthews 477

3-Pt Field Goal Pct

1. James Jones .444
2. Kiki Vandeweghe .408
3. Steve Blake .408
4. Ime Udoka .406
5. Walt Williams .402
6. Wesley Matthews .401
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