Report: Matthews picks up option with Mavericks

Wesley Matthews has decided to pick up the player option on his contract for the Dallas Mavericks for the 2018-19 season.

Wesley Matthews has decided he wants to spend at least one more season with the Dallas Mavericks.

The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Matthews has decided to pick up the $18.6 mullion player option for the 2018-19 season on his contract, according to Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports.

Matthews, 31, averaged 12.7 points, 3.1 rebounds 2.7 assists and 1.2 steals in 33.8 minutes in 63 games this season for the Mavericks. He shot 40.6 percent from the field, 38.1 percent from beyond the 3-point line and 82.2 percent from the free-throw line.