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by HoopsHype - Updated: March 06, 2015 | 03:52 AM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

Royce Young

VIDEO: Blazers' Wesley Matthews goes down with non-contact injury cbssports.com/nba/eye-on-bas…

Dwain Price

Wesley Matthews has a left foot injury and is out for the rest of the game. Doesn't look like the #Blazers will need him. They up 60-49.

Joe Freeman

Alonzo Gee enters game ... will get his most important playing time with #Blazers in Matthews' absence.

Sean Meagher

60-49 Blazers. 4:06 Q3.

Tim MacMahon

Blazers announce that Wesley Matthews is out for rest of game with "left foot injury."

Kerry Eggers

#Blazers say @Wesley Matthews has a left foot injury and will not return. Stay tuned

Earl K. Sneed

After Lopez blocks Monta at the rim, the Blazers speed up the court and Batum converts a three-point play over Dirk. 56-47 Blazers.

Joe Freeman

#Blazers say that Wesley Matthews will not return vs. Mavs with a "left foot injury."

Erik Gundersen

Blazers say Matthews will not return with a "left foot injury"

Jason Quick

How important is Wesley Matthews to the Blazers? Owner Paul Allen went back to the locker room to check on his injury.

Earl K. Sneed

Blazers have gained some traction, jumping out to a 52-44 lead with 7:36 left in the 3rd. Lillard has awakened after 2 pts in the 1st half.

Erik Gundersen

Lillard with 8 points in the 3rd quarter. Paul Allen just went into the Blazers tunnel.

Joe Freeman

Dame has found a groove ... has hit 3 shots in a row, including back-to-back 3s. #Blazers lead by 6, 50-44, with 7+ left in 3rd Q.

Ben Golliver

Video: Blazers G Wesley Matthews apparent left leg injury youtu.be/Vv2M95Jv68I

Kerry Eggers

About now is when @arronafflalo really comes in handy for #Blazers

Mark Followill

Red Bull BMX rider did a bicycle jump over 6 Blazers dancers at mid court at half. Almost as dramatic as Fonzie's motorcycle jump at Arnolds

Kerry Eggers

#Blazers shot 40 percent and 2-12 from 3, but that's better than Mavericks, who shot .372 and made 1 of 8 from distance. Blazers had 10 TOs

Mike Richman

Only other player with 2nd FG RT @Sean Meagher: RoLo 4 for 7 at least. RT @Mike Richman: Blazers not named LaMarcus shot 9-28 in 1st half

Sean Meagher

RoLo 4 for 7 at least. RT @Mike Richman: Blazers not named LaMarcus update -- Aldridge shot 7-12 in the first half, Others: 9-28

Mike Richman

Blazers not named LaMarcus update -- Aldridge shot 7-12 in the first half, Others: 9-28

Mark Followill

The dreaded closing out of quarters, Mavs go up 35-28, Blazers go on 12-1 run to end half.

Erik Gundersen

Half: Blazers 40, Mavs 36. Blazers shooting 40 percent and have 10 turnovers. Aldridge leads everyone with 15.

Joe Freeman

Halftime: #Blazers lead Dallas 40-36. LA has 15 pts, 8 rbs, RoLo has 8 pts, 3 rbs. Portland ended half with 12-1 run.

Dwain Price

#Blazers lead at the half 40-36. Portland ends half on 12-1 run while #Mavs just slept-walk through that stage of the game.

Earl K. Sneed

Trail Blazers finish the half on a 12-1 run, leading the @Dallas Mavericks 40-36 at the break. 15 pts for Aldridge to lead all scorers. #DALatPOR

Tim MacMahon

Half: Blazers 40, Mavs 36. Portland closed half on a 12-1 run.

Sean Meagher

Blazers take the lead before the half, up 40-36 over Mavs.

Earl K. Sneed

12-1 Portland run after that Lopez dunk. Blazers lead 40-36. #DALatPOR

Dwain Price

The slow pace favors the #Blazers, who won in OT in LA last night against the #Clippers. #Mavs got to pick up the pace.

Kerry Eggers

That's 10 turnovers for #Blazers -- at least 3 coming from @Nicolas Batum

Mike Richman

Make that 10 first half turnovers for the Blazers.

Joe Freeman

With about 3 mins left in 1st half, #Blazers are 12-34 from field, 2-12 from deep ... and have 30 pts.

Kerry Eggers

Monta Ellis (2 for 9) can't hit an open shot, or Mavericks' lead would be bigger than 33-28. #Blazers look rather uninspired right now

Tim MacMahon

LaMarcus Aldridge: 5-8 FG. Rest of Blazers: 6-25 FG.

Sean Meagher

Dorell Wright's 3 pulls the Blazers within 1, 29-28 with 6:30 left in Q2.

Earl K. Sneed

8:10 left in the half, and the @Dallas Mavericks and Blazers are knotted at 25-all. Blazers are shooting just 38.5% to Mavs' 44%. #DALatPOR

Sean Meagher

25-25 with 8:10 to go in Q2. Blazers shooting just 38 percent.

Earl K. Sneed

Blazers open the 2nd on an 8-0 run, taking a 25-23 lead with 9:28 left in the half. #DALatPOR

Joe Freeman

#Blazers showed Kaman's last shot on jumbotron. Blatant hack across arm by Dirk...

Mike Richman

Blazers open the 2nd Q with Blake, Matthews, Afflalo, Wright and Kaman.

Kerry Eggers

#Blazers have @LaMarcus Aldridge going and little else. LA scores 11 on 5-7 shooting, rest of team scores 6 on 3-15 shooting

Joe Freeman

#Blazers made just 8 of 22 shots (36%) in the first quarter and missed 6 of last 7.

Joe Freeman

End of 1st: Mavs lead #Blazers 23-17. LA has 11 pts, 4 rbs, 7 different Dallas players have scored in balanced attack.

Erik Gundersen

End of 1: Mavericks 23, Blazers 17. Aldridge has 11 points for Portland but nobody has anything else going.

Tim MacMahon

End 1Q: Mavs 23, Blazers 17. LaMarcus Aldridge 11 points, 5-7 FG. Tyson Chandler 4 points, 7 rebounds.

Mike Richman

Lamarcus Aldridge: 5-7, All other Blazers: 3-14.

Dwight Jaynes

Blazers have five turnovers already

Dwain Price

#Blazers up 13-12 with 5:48 to go in the first period.

Earl K. Sneed

5:38 left in the 1st and the Blazers lead the @Dallas Mavericks 13-12 behind LaMarcus Aldridge's 9 pts. Mavs are shooting 5 of 10 from the field.

Earl K. Sneed

Blazers come back to take an 11-10 lead after the @Dallas Mavericks opened with a 10-4 advantage. #DALatPOR