In the statement, General Manager Tommy Sheppard said the following:
“Garrison showed in flashes last season that he can contribute with his shooting range and hustle. Maintaining his development within our system as a two-way player is the best way for him to continue his improvement and we look forward to having him back.”
In the 2019-20 season, Mathews averaged 5.4 points per game in 18 appearances while also making over 41 percent of his three pointers. Assuming the Capital City Go-Go can have a full season, Mathews will still spend most of his time there. With Capital City, he averaged 11.4 points per game in 17 appearances.
Currently, the Wizards have a lot of guards on the roster after a flurry of player signings in the last couple days. Still it will likely be difficult for Mathews to have a significant role this season, it could increase sooner if the team decides to go for a fuller scale rebuild in the months ahead.