NIELSEN, MATT
Lietuvos Rytas 44 Forward
Height: 2.08 Born: 3 February, 1978 Nationality: Australia
ULEB Cup 2006-07 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 14 14 351:45 134 47/92 7/26 19/34 20 60 80 22 7 15 10 7 39 33 146
Averages 14 14 25:07 9.6 51.1% 26.9% 55.9% 1.4 4.3 5.7 1.6 0.5 1.1 0.7 0.5 2.8 2.4 10.4
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
17 * vs Real Madrid 34:45 11 4/8 1/3 0/2 3 5 8 4       1 2 2 14
1 Totals 34:45 11 4/8 1/3 0/2 3 5 8 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 14
Average 34:45 11 50% 33.3% 0% 3 5 8 4 0 0 0 1 2 2 14
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
15 * vs FMP Belgrade 15:30 1 0/1 0/1 1/2       1 1 1     4 2 -3
16 * at FMP Belgrade 36:45 19 6/8 1/4 4/5   3 3   1 1     2 4 18
2 Totals 52:15 20 6/9 1/5 5/7 0 3 3 1 2 2 0 0 6 6 15
Average 26:07 10 66.7% 20% 71.4% 0 1.5 1.5 0.5 1 1 0 0 3 3 7.5
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
13 * at Strasbourg 21:00 6 2/10 0/1 2/2 1 4 5 1   1   1 3 2  
14 * vs Strasbourg 24:45 8 1/5 2/4   1 3 4 1   2     4 1 2
2 Totals 45:45 14 3/15 2/5 2/2 2 7 9 2 0 3 0 1 7 3 2
Average 22:52 7 20% 40% 100% 1 3.5 4.5 1 0 1.5 0 0.5 3.5 1.5 1
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
12 * vs Snaidero Udine 33:15 8 4/5 0/1 0/2 2 10 12 3   3 4 1 1 4 22
1 Totals 33:15 8 4/5 0/1 0/2 2 10 12 3 0 3 4 1 1 4 22
Average 33:15 8 80% 0% 0% 2 10 12 3 0 3 4 1 1 4 22
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 * vs Hemofarm 16:45 9 3/6 1/3     1 1 1   1 2   4   3
2 * at Nancy 29:15 10 5/14 0/1   4 3 7 5 2   2 2 5 1 10
3 * at Brose Baskets 17:00 6 3/5 0/1 0/2 1 5 6 2 1       1 1 10
4 * vs Gran Canaria 19:00 6 2/5 0/1 2/4 4 5 9     2     2 3 8
7 * vs Nancy 18:15 11 3/7 1/2 2/2   4 4 1   2     2 1 8
8 * vs Brose Baskets 29:30 9 2/3 1/2 2/4 2 9 11 3         2 3 20
9 * at Gran Canaria 32:00 13 5/8 0/2 3/6 2 6 8     1 2 1 4 6 15
10 * vs AEK Athens 24:00 17 7/7   3/3   2 2   2 1   1 3 3 19
8 Totals 185:45 81 30/55 3/12 12/21 13 35 48 12 5 7 6 4 23 18 93
Average 23:13 10.1 54.5% 25% 57.1% 1.6 4.4 6 1.5 0.6 0.9 0.8 0.5 2.9 2.29 11.6
ULEB Cup 2006-07 individual rankings
This player is not ranked among the Top 25 in any category.
Index rating37 ALBA Berlin vs. PAOK Thessaloniki 1/12/2005
Points25 PAOK Thessaloniki vs. Debrecen 12/14/2004
Offensive rebounds4 Khimki Moscow Region vs. VEF Riga 11/22/2011
Defensive rebounds10 Rytas Vilnius vs. Pallacanestro Udine 2/13/2007
Total rebounds12 Rytas Vilnius vs. Pallacanestro Udine 2/13/2007
Assists6 Valencia Basket vs. Panellinios Athens 4/17/2010
Steals6 PAOK Thessaloniki vs. Rytas Vilnius 3/1/2005
Blocks4 Valencia Basket vs. Azovmash Mariupol 2/24/2009
Minutes38 Azovmash Mariupol vs. Valencia Basket 2/10/2009
Career Notes
  • Signed for the 1996-97 season by Sydney Kings (Australia).
  • Played there till the 2003-04 championship.
  • Moved to Greece for the 2004-05 season, signed by PAOK Thessaloniki.
  • Moved to Lithuania for the 2005-06 season, signed by Lietuvos rytas Vilnius.
  • Played there till November'08.
  • Moved to Spain, signed by Valencia BC for the remainder of the season.
  • Played there also the 2009-10 championship.
  • Moved to Greece for the 2010-11 season, signed by Olympiacos Piraeus.
  • Moved to Russia for the 2011-12 season, signed by BC Khimki Moscow region.
  • He's still playing there.
Miscellaneous
  • Won the 2010 Eurocup with Valencia CB.
  • Won the 2012 Eurocup with BC Khimki.
  • Named the 2010 Eurocup Final MVP.
  • Named to the 2009-10 All-Eurocup First Team.
  • Named to the 2008-09 All-Eurocup Second Team.
  • Named the 2009-2010 Eurocup Last 16 Week-3 MVP.
  • Won the 2002-03 and 2003-04 NBL Championship with Sydney Kings.
  • Won the 2005-06 Lithuanian National Championship with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius.
  • Won the 2011 Greek National Cup with Olympiacos Piraeus.
  • Won the 2006 and 2007 Baltic League with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius.
  • Played the 2007 Lithuanian All Star Game.
  • Played the 2006 Baltic League All Star Game.
  • Named to the 2000-01, 2001-02 and 2002-03 All-NBL 2nd Team.
  • Has been member of the Australian U-22 National Team.
  • Played at the 1997 World U-22 Championship.
  • Member of the Australian National Team.
  • Won the gold medal at the 2001 Goodwill Games.
  • Played at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games.
  • Won the gold medal at the 2005 Oceanian Championship.
  • Played at the 2010 World Championship.
Euroleague
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2005-06 Lietuvos Rytas 19 235 12.4 67/138 48.6 10/28 35.7 71/101 70.3 98 21 33 6
2007-08 Lietuvos Rytas 13 129 9.9 39/67 58.2 6/24 25 33/41 80.5 63 11 20 6
2010-11 Olympiacos Piraeus 14 61 4.4 20/43 46.5 2/14 14.3 15/20 75 40 8 8 1
2012-13 Khimki Moscow Region 15 26 1.7 12/23 52.2 0/3 0 2/4 50 26 4 24 5
Totals 61 451 7.4 138/271 50.9 18/69 26.1 121/166 72.9 227 44 85 18
Averages 61 451 7.4 138/271 50.9 18/69 26.1 121/166 72.9 3.7 0.7 1.4 0.3
Eurocup
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG % 3FG % FT % Reb St As Bl
2004-05 PAOK Thessaloniki 14 194 13.9 62/116 53.4 10/25 40 40/56 71.4 98 19 26 16
2006-07 Lietuvos Rytas 14 134 9.6 47/92 51.1 7/26 26.9 19/34 55.9 80 7 22 10
2008-09 Pamesa Valencia 11 115 10.5 36/64 56.3 2/12 16.7 37/48 77.1 48 14 21 11
2009-10 Power Electronics 15 151 10.1 45/82 54.9 5/31 16.1 46/63 73 78 15 39 10
2011-12 Khimki 15 43 2.9 17/39 43.6 0/3 0 9/11 81.8 42 7 18 6
Totals 69 637 9.2 207/393 52.7 24/97 24.7 151/212 71.2 346 62 126 53
Averages 69 637 9.2 207/393 52.7 24/97 24.7 151/212 71.2 5 0.9 1.8 0.8
Career Stats
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Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
1996/97  Sydney 21 288 13,7 104/248 41,9 7/12 58,3 59/91 64,8 142 26 34 25
1997/98  Sydney 28 460 16,4 170/299 56,9 5/24 20,8 105/153 68,6 232 36 62 19
1998/99  Sydney 19 387 20,4 141/260 54,2 5/31 16,1 90/131 68,7 173 20 47
1999/00  Sydney 28 467 16,7 179/326 54,9 4/25 16 97/130 74,6 187 17 63
2000/01  Sydney 27 354 13,1 134/237 56,5 8/27 29,6 78/118 66,1 155 20 41
2001/02  Sydney 29 548 18,9 201/346 58,1 14/55 25,5 104/147 70,7 251 36 112
2002/03  Sydney 30 430 14,3 181/322 56,2 0/4 0 68/119 57,1 205 23 59 61
2003/04  Sydney 40 887 22,2 308/563 54,7 22/67 32,8 205/287 71,4 424 118 139 41
2004/05  PAOK 28 388 13,9 120/229 52,4 13/43 30,2 109/147 74,1 188 19 42 19
2005/06  Lietuvos r 20 225 11,3 72/119 60,5 5/20 25 46/56 82,1 87 19 44 26
2006/07  Lietuvos r 14 131 9,4 44/82 53,7 5/20 25 28/41 68,3 83 17 27 8
2007/08  Lietuvos r 16 138 8,6 37/65 56,9 7/25 28 43/53 81,1 72 17 23 10
2008/09  Lietuvos r 7 52 7,4 18/30 60 0/5 0 16/21 76,2 35 9 10 1
 Valencia 23 202 8,8 60/126 47,6 12/37 32,4 46/58 79,3 94 29 43 15
2009/10  Valencia 36 316 8,8 83/167 49,7 17/55 30,9 99/125 79,2 154 30 106 14
2010/11  Olympiacos 16 144 9 44/74 59,5 4/17 23,5 44/60 73,3 61 11 14 7
2011/12  Khimki 19 54 2.8 17/37 45.9 0/1 0.0 20/37 54.1 46 5 30 2