Matthews will start Tuesday's game against the Knicks, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Matthews is getting the start over Kyle Kuzma, who was initially probable due to a back injury before being cleared. In eight starts this season, Matthews has averaged 6.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 26.9 minutes.
Matthews (Achilles) is available for Saturday's contest against the Jazz and will come off the bench, Harrison Faigen of Silver Screen and Roll reports.
As expected, despite right Achilles soreness, Matthews will see the floor. Over his past five appearances, he's averaged 7.0 points, 1.6 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 20.8 minutes.
Matthews (Achilles) is probable for Saturday's game against the Jazz.
Matthews continues to deal with lingering Achilles soreness, but it appears as though he'll be able to play through the injury once again Saturday. He's averaged 4.0 points in 17.7 minutes per game across his past three appearances.
Matthews will start Thursday's game against Boston, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
With Markieff Morris (ankle) sidelined, Matthews is set for his third start in the last month. Matthews has tallied zero points and 14 points in his last two starts, so he's far from reliable when it comes to being a productive performer.
Matthews (Achilles) will play Thursday against Boston, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
Matthews will continue to be available despite lingering Achilles soreness. Matthews has scored a total of nine points across his last two games.
Matthews (Achilles) is probable for Thursday's game against Boston, Ryan Ward of LakersNation.com reports.
Matthews has been bothered by an Achilles injury over the past week, but it hasn't prevented him from seeing the court. Barring any major setback before tipoff, the same seems likely for Thursday's game as well. Matthews is averaging 4.8 points and 1.6 rebounds in 46 appearances with the Lakers this season.
Matthews (Achilles) will be available Tuesday against the Hornets, Mike Trudell of Spectrum SportsNet reports.
The veteran has dealt with Achilles soreness on and off all season, but it won't keep him out of Tuesday's game, which falls on the second night of a back-to-back. Matthews played 16 minutes in Monday's loss to the Knicks, finishing with two points and one assist.
Matthews (Achilles) is listed as probable for Tuesday's game against Charlotte.
Matthews played Monday in a return from a one-game absence and managed just two points across 17 minutes. He will likely be in line for a similar workload Tuesday if he's able to suit up once again.
Matthews (Achilles) is available to play Monday against the Knicks, Jovan Buha of The Athletic reports.
Matthews will be available to return from a one-game absence due to tightness in his Achilles. He will likely only receive fairly limited minutes off the bench with the return of Kyle Kuzma (calf).
Matthews (Achilles) is a game-time decision for Monday's game against the Knicks, Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com reports.
Matthews missed Saturday's game with tightness in his Achilles, and it remains unclear whether he will be able to return Monday. Talen Horton-Tucker, Alex Caruso and Ben McLemore could see slightly increased workloads if Matthews misses Monday's game.
Matthews (Achilles) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Knicks.
Matthews was scratched from Saturday's game against the Nets due to tightness in his Achilles, so the Lakers will evaluate him again Monday before updating his status. The veteran guard started his last appearance against Miami on Thursday and finished with three three-pointers en route to 14 points in 28 minutes.
Matthews is a late scratch for Saturday's game against the Nets due to right Achilles tendon tightness, Kyle Goon of The Orange County Register reports.
With Matthews a late scratch and Kyle Kuzma (calf) ruled out as well, the Lakers will likely have to rely on more minutes from Ben McLemore and Talen Horton-Tucker. Alfonzo McKinnie could see run as well.
Matthews totaled 14 points (4-11 FG, 3-8 3Pt, 3-3 FT), two steals, one rebound, one assist and one block in 28 minutes during Thursday's 110-104 loss to the Heat.
Thursday's start was Matthews' first since Feb. 22, and his 14 points were the most since Feb. 8. The Lakers have been without their stars LeBron James (ankle) and Anthony Davis (calf) for a couple of weeks, but Kyle Kuzma (calf) and Talen Horton-Tucker (suspension) also missed the game Thursday, creating an opening for Matthews' uptick in production. His 28 minutes were third-highest among the team's guards, out pacing Alex Caruso and newcomer Ben McLemore.
Matthews is in the starting five for Thursday's game against the Heat, Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official site reports.
Matthews' starting opportunity comes with both LeBron James (ankle) and Kyle Kuzma (calf) sidelined. He scored nine points in each of the last two contests that saw him play 20-plus minutes.
Matthews (neck) is available for Tuesday's contest against the Raptors, Alex Regla of Throwdowns reports.
After missing one game due to a strained neck, the veteran will be back Tuesday. Since the start of March, he's averaged 4.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in 19.2 minutes.
Matthews (neck) is questionable for Tuesday's game against Toronto, Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official site reports.
The 34-year-old sat out Sunday's matchup with the Clippers due to a neck strain, but he may be able to retake the court Tuesday. Talen Horton-Tucker and Alex Caruso could be more involved off the bench if Matthews misses his second straight contest.
Matthews (neck) will not play Sunday against the Clippers, Tomer Azarly of ClutchPoints.com reports.
Matthews will have to miss Sunday's game after he strained his neck in Friday's win over Sacramento. His absence should open up more playing time for Talen Horton-Tucker and Alex Caruso.
Matthews (neck) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Clippers, Dan Woike of the Los Angeles Times reports.
Matthews strained his neck Friday against the Kings, and there's a chance he'll miss Sunday's action. If he does, Alex Caruso and Talen Horton-Tucker could see more minutes.
Matthews will not return to Friday's game against the Kings due to a neck strain, Mike Trudell of the Lakers' official site reports.
X-Rays on Matthews' neck came back negative. He was listed as questionable prior to the game due to a neck issue and presumably suffered a setback. The Lakers next play Sunday versus the Kings, and the veteran wing's status is uncertain at this point.
Matthews (neck) has been cleared for Friday's game versus the Kings, Alex Regla of Lakers SBN reports.
Matthews was originally considered questionable due to a bruised neck. However, he has since been cleared and appears set to resume his role providing wing depth for the Lakers.
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