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Arron Afflalo
Portland's Matthews ruptures Achilles, out for season

Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews ruptured his left Achilles tendon in Portland's game against Dallas on Thursday night and is out for the season. Matthews was running with the ball when he fell to the court two minutes into the third quarter and was helped off the floor. An MRI confirmed the injury, the team said. After the 94-75 victory over the Mavericks, Matthews talked about hearing a pop when his Achilles gave out. "Disbelief, you know?" he said afterward. "I'm sitting up there in that tube getting the MRI and I don't hear noise, I don't feel my Achilles. I just can't believe I'm there while my team is battling. I hadn't processed...