|Apr. 12 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT3:33 - Matthews had 21 points on Friday, helping Portland rally to a 111-99 victory over Utah.
Analysis: Matthews has averaged 20.3 points over Portland's last three games, all of which have been victories.
|Mar. 21 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:210:21 ET10:21 PM CT3:21 - Matthews scored 28 points in Thursday's 116-103 win over Washington.
Analysis: Matthews has racked up a combined 54 points over the last two games while shooting 9 of 16 from 3-point range.
|Mar. 15 11:14 PM PT12:14 AM MT1:14 AM CT2:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:142:14 ET12:14 AM CT5:14 - Matthews scored 20 in Friday's win over the Pelicans.
Analysis: Matthews has scored 20 or more in three of his last five - as many as he totaled in his previous 16 contests.
|Mar. 10 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:270:27 ET10:27 PM CT3:27 - Matthews put together his second consecutive 26-point performance in Sunday's loss to Houston.
Analysis: Matthews averages 6.2 3-point attempts per game but is 8 of 19 over his last two.
|Mar. 8 10:16 PM PT11:16 PM MT12:16 AM CT1:16 AM ET6:16 GMT14:16 11:16 PM MST1:16 AM EST10:16 UAE07:161:16 ET12:16 AM CT5:16 - Matthews scored 26 and was 4 of 8 from beyond the arc in Friday's loss at Dallas.
Analysis: Friday's performance could be a sign that Matthews is back on track after averaging 8.8 points while shooting 29.2 percent from the field over his previous five contests.
|Feb. 21 8:47 PM PT9:47 PM MT10:47 PM CT11:47 PM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:4723:47 ET10:47 PM CT3:47 - Matthews scored 24 as the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers came back from a third-quarter deficit to beat the Utah Jazz 102-94 Friday night.
Analysis: Matthews shot a woeful 32.5 percent in his previous five games so maybe he is finding the range. Of course, maybe he was just playing the awful Jazz.
|Jan. 18 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - Matthews hit 6 of 7 from 3-point range on his way to 24 points Friday in a win over San Antonio.
Analysis: The Marquette man is having a career year, thanks in large part to his outside shooting. His 43.4 percent mark is the best of his career, and he's on pace for a career-best 221 3-pointers after topping out at 169 a season ago.
|Jan. 1 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST9:41 UAE06:410:41 ET11:41 PM CT3:41 - Matthews gave fantasy owners a terrific effort as the Blazers rallied from a 13-point second-half deficit to beat the Thunder 98-94 in Tuesday's showdown of Western Conference heavyweights.
Analysis: Matthews had 16 points and seven boards and seven assists in an all-around display of his unique skill set.
|Dec. 7 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE07:301:30 ET12:30 AM CT4:30 - Matthews scored a team-best 24 points, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 130-98 on Friday night for their 15th victory in 16 games.
Analysis: Matthews was averaging 13.3 points in his previous four games.
|Nov. 23 10:22 PM PT11:22 PM MT12:22 AM CT1:22 AM ET6:22 GMT14:22 11:22 PM MST1:22 AM EST10:22 UAE07:221:22 ET12:22 AM CT4:22 - Matthews finished with a season-high 28 points on 12-of-19 shooting in Friday's 98-95 win over Chicago.
Analysis: Matthews also went 4 for 8 from 3-point range. He's 37 for 74 (50.0 percent) from beyond the arc this season.
|Nov. 2 10:06 PM PT11:06 PM MT12:06 AM CT1:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:061:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Matthews bounced back from a quiet opener to finish with 21 points and 12 rebounds in a 113-98 win at Denver on Friday.
Analysis: Matthews scored nine on 3-of-9 shooting in the opener. He also made all four of his 3-point attempts against the Nuggets.
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Jackie MacMullan of ESPN Boston to talk about the Lebron James Saga, the possibility of Rajon Rondo being traded, and the future of Marcus Smart.
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DJ discusses Shawn Thornton's new deal, and the on going negotiations with Jerome Iginla
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