Wesley Matthews admitted that he had some first game jitters last night in his Pacers' debut, but he overcame them to bury two crucial three-pointers in the final minutes of Indiana's win over Charlotte.
The veteran made his debut on our show today and spoke openly about why he chose Indiana, his relationship with college coach Tom Crean, contact with Victor Oladipo, and he/the Pacers being overlooked. Here are a couple of highlights...
Matthews expanded upon his first game "jitters" comment in last night's locker room and about how even a 10+ year veteran can get nervous on a new stage:
Despite having several suitors, some viewed as stronger contenders than Indiana, Matthews felt like the Pacers were the most comfortable fit:
The best byte of the conversation was from the final question, where I compared Matthews being overlooked during his career individually and the Pacers being overlooked right now:
You can hear the full interview with Wesley Matthews here.