NIELSEN, MATT
Lietuvos Rytas 44 Forward
Height: 2.08 Born: 3 February, 1978 Nationality: Australia
EuroLeague 2005-06 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 19 13 488:30 235 67/138 10/28 71/101 31 67 98 33 21 39 6 2 53 78 258
Averages 19 13 25:42 12.4 48.6% 35.7% 70.3% 1.6 3.5 5.2 1.7 1.1 2.1 0.3 0.1 2.8 4.1 13.6
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
15 vs CSKA Moscow 24:00 11 5/7 0/1 1/3 3 1 4     2       3 11
16 * vs GHP Bamberg 26:15 12 4/11 1/2 1/2 1 2 3 1 2   1   4 1 7
17 * at Tau Ceramica 34:45 19 6/12 1/3 4/7 2 2 4 4 5 2   1 4 6 20
19 * vs Tau Ceramica 23:45 10 2/7 1/1 3/7 3 1 4 2   3     5 3 2
20 * at GHP Bamberg 31:45 21 6/12 1/1 6/9   7 7 4   3 1   3 9 27
5 Totals 140:30 73 23/49 4/8 15/28 9 13 22 11 7 10 2 1 16 22 67
Average 28:06 14.6 46.9% 50% 53.6% 1.8 2.6 4.4 2.2 1.4 2 0.4 0.2 3.2 4.4 13.4
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 * at Cibona VIP 24:45 6 1/5   4/4 4 5 9   2 3 2   1 3 14
2 vs AJ Milano 11:30 4 1/2 0/1 2/2   2 2     1     2 1 2
3 * at Winterthur FC Barcelona 35:45 27 11/17   5/6 2 4 6   2 3 1   3 6 29
4 * vs Olympiacos 16:00 2 1/2       2 2     3     4 2 -2
5 at Efes Pilsen 9:45 2 1/2 0/1     5 5 1   3     5 1 -1
6 at Maccabi Elite 22:00 8 3/9   2/4   5 5 2   1     3 1 4
7 * vs Prokom Trefl Sopot 34:00 5 2/7 0/3 1/2 2 5 7 4 2 3       3 9
8 * vs Cibona VIP 29:45 13 6/10 0/1 1/2 3 1 4 5   1     2 2 15
9 at AJ Milano 31:45 21 4/7 2/2 7/10   5 5 2 4 2     3 7 28
10 * vs Winterthur FC Barcelona 19:30 8 1/3 0/1 6/8 1 3 4 1   1     2 4 9
11 * at Olympiacos 32:45 16 2/6 2/3 6/9 5 7 12 3 1 2 1   4 6 25
12 vs Efes Pilsen 29:00 17 3/5 0/3 11/12 1 5 6 1   2     2 9 23
13 * vs Maccabi Elite 26:15 16 4/8 1/1 5/6 1 2 3 1   1   1 4 6 15
14 * at Prokom Trefl Sopot 25:15 17 4/6 1/4 6/8 3 3 6 2 3 3     2 5 21
14 Totals 348:00 162 44/89 6/20 56/73 22 54 76 22 14 29 4 1 37 56 191
Average 24:51 11.6 49.4% 30% 76.7% 1.6 3.9 5.4 1.6 1 2.1 0.3 0.1 2.6 4 13.6
EuroLeague 2005-06 individual rankings
This player is not ranked among the Top 25 in any category.
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
Other Competition                                                                                                                                                                                            
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