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Wesley Matthews Suffers Ruptured Achilles Tendon Versus Dallas Mavericks

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Wesley Matthews left the game in a non-contact incident, and his season is over.

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The Portland Trail Blazers have confirmed that Wesley Matthews has been diagnosed with a ruptured right Achilles Tendon. His season is over. Here was the incident:

Here are some comments from Wesley:

The recovery time for an achilles tear depends on the severity, but Matthews will probably be out for at least six months, and likely longer. The Blazers organization confirmed the injury, as well as the end of his season. Wesley said this after the game:

Deadspin did an extensive write-up about what an Achilles Tear means for an NBA player. It's worth a read.

After his injury, the Blazers went on to defeat the Dallas Mavericks, 94-75.

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