USAToday's Jeff Zillgitt reports that Wesley Matthews and the Toronto Raptors will meet to discuss options.
Raptors interest in Wes Matthews has led to a scheduled meeting between the two sides, per person with knowledge of meeting.— Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) July 1, 2015
Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today has reported that the Toronto Raptors are trying to convince Wesley Matthews to accept a deal worth less than his desired $15 million per year.
Raptors working hard to get Wes Matthews, trying to entice him w/deal < $15M per season but for four years. At 28 going on 29, could work.>— Jeff Zillgitt (@JeffZillgitt) July 1, 2015
USA Today's Sam Amick has reported that guard DeMar DeRozan has had a heavy influence in the signing of guard DeMarre Carroll and the pursuit of guard Wesley Matthews.
Re: @JeffZillgitt intel on Wes Matthews/Raptors meeting, I'm told DeMar DeRozan was heavily involved in recruitment of both him and Carroll.— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) July 1, 2015
Matthews is reportedly seeking $15 million per year in free agency. He has played in the NBA 6 seasons, 5 with the Trail Blazers, with a career average of 14.3 ppg off of 44.3% shooting from the field, 39.3% from the three-point arc.