NIELSEN, MATT
Olympiacos Piraeus 15 Forward
Height: 2.08 Born: 3 February, 1978 Nationality: Australia
EuroLeague 2010-11 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 14 9 223:20 61 20/43 2/14 15/20 12 28 40 8 8 18 1 1 25 21 55
Averages 14 9 15:57 4.4 46.5% 14.3% 75% 0.9 2 2.9 0.6 0.6 1.3 0.1 0.1 1.8 1.5 3.9
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
17 vs Montepaschi Siena 10:32 2 1/4       2 2     2     1 2  
19 at Montepaschi Siena 14:10 5 1/2 1/1         1   1     1 1 4
20 at Montepaschi Siena 11:08 3 1/1 0/1 1/2 1 1 2       1   2 1 3
3 Totals 35:50 10 3/7 1/2 1/2 1 3 4 1 0 3 1 0 4 4 7
Average 11:56 3.3 42.9% 50% 50% 0.3 1 1.3 0.3 0 1 0.3 0 1.3 1.3 2.29
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
11 vs Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul 5:06 2 0/1   2/2   1 1         1   1 2
13 * vs Power Electronics Valencia 21:22 7 3/5 0/1 1/2 2 3 5     1       1 8
14 * at Power Electronics Valencia 14:05   0/2 0/1   4 1 5   1 1     3 2 1
16 vs Zalgiris Kaunas 14:20 3 1/3 0/1 1/2 1 1 2 3           2 6
4 Totals 54:53 12 4/11 0/3 4/6 7 6 13 3 1 2 0 1 3 6 17
Average 13:43 3 36.4% 0% 66.7% 1.8 1.5 3.3 0.8 0.3 0.5 0 0.3 0.8 1.5 4.3
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 * vs Real Madrid 12:09 4 2/4       3 3           5    
2 * at Brose Baskets Bamberg 30:06 8 2/2 0/2 4/4   4 4 2 1 3     2 2 10
3 * vs Unicaja Malaga 23:31 4 2/3     1 3 4   3 4     4 2 4
4 * vs Spirou Charleroi 19:01 12 3/6 1/3 3/4 1 1 2 1 2 2     4 3 8
5 * at Lottomatica Roma 17:45 5 2/3   1/2   3 3     1     1 1 5
6 * at Real Madrid 12:52   0/4 0/2   1   1     1     2 1 -7
7 * vs Brose Baskets Bamberg 17:13 6 2/3 0/2 2/2 1 5 6 1 1 2       2 11
7 Totals 132:37 39 13/25 1/9 10/12 4 19 23 4 7 13 0 0 18 11 31
Average 18:56 5.6 52% 11.1% 83.3% 0.6 2.7 3.3 0.6 1 1.9 0 0 2.6 1.6 4.4
EuroLeague 2010-11 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 BC 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 BC 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