Wesley Matthews Wears An Iron Man Mask to GM3, Gets Standing Ovation
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Wesley “Iron Man” Matthews, who is currently recovering from a torn Achilles (which happened on my birthday a few years after I tore my ACL at my own birthday party) had me (a big Matthews fan) and every Blazers fan hyped up before GM3 when he emerged from the Blazers locker room wearing an Iron Man mask before walking onto the court to a standing ovation.
Now i’m not saying the Blazers would have won this series if Matthews was playing but I know the world would have been destroyed in the first Avengers movie if it wasn’t for Iron Man.
Speaking of the Avengers movie…I wonder how much Wesley was paid by Marvel to promote the upcoming sequel by wearing the mask? I’m obviously kidding about the endorsement – but it was a good one.
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