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NBA Free Agency: 5 Things to Know About Wesley Matthews

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For the first time in 5 years, Wesley Matthews has the option to hit the free agent market when NBA Free Agency starts July 1st. The 28 year-old, highly touted, swing sharp-shooter has interest from a lot of teams but has made it clear that he wants to wind-up in “the best place”.

With Monta Ellis having the option to exercise a $9 million dollar player option, Ellis remains the largest offseason variable for the Mavericks free agency fun. If Ellis doesn’t pull the trigger, the Mavericks will need to act quickly to find a starting shooting guard to fill the void.

Insert Wesley Matthews.

With a league thin at shooting guard, the Mavs will want to include Matthews in their “short-list” of Ellis replacements should Ellis not exercise that looming player-option.

Here’s 5 things to know about the PDX sharp-shooter:

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