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How Serious is Wesley Matthews’ Injury?
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On December 9, 2012 @ 7:53 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
(Wesley) Matthews, who has never missed an NBA game in his four years, said he heard his left hip flexor pop during the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 99-80 home loss to Sacramento. That came after the same hip was hobbled a quarter earlier when John Salmons kneed him.
He said if the Blazers had to play Sunday, he would have to sit out, ending his string of 250 consecutive appearances. It’s the second longest active streak in the NBA to Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook (332 games).
He begrudgingly admitted it was the most painful injury he has had since joining the NBA.
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