NIELSEN, MATT
Khimki 44 Forward
Height: 2.08 Born: 3 February, 1978 Nationality: Australia
EuroCup 2011-12 STATISTICS
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
  G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
Totals 15 5 239:02 43 17/39 0/3 9/11 13 29 42 18 7 13 6 6 26 18 62
Averages 15 5 15:56 2.9 43.6% 0% 81.8% 0.9 1.9 2.8 1.2 0.5 0.9 0.4 0.4 1.7 1.2 4.1
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
15 vs Spartak St Petersburg 16:55 2 1/2       2 2 1 1 2 1   2 1 3
16 vs Valencia Basket 16:31 2 1/3     1 1 2 2     1 1 1 1 4
2 Totals 33:26 4 2/5 0/0 0/0 1 3 4 3 1 2 2 1 3 2 7
Average 16:43 2 40% 0% 0% 0.5 1.5 2 1.5 0.5 1 1 0.5 1.5 1 3.5
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
13 * vs Lokomotiv Kuban 10:46   0/1                       1  
14 * at Lokomotiv Kuban 18:44   0/1     2   2   1       3   -1
2 Totals 29:30 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 -1
Average 14:45 0 0% 0% 0% 1 0 1 0 0.5 0 0 0 1.5 0.5 -0.5
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
7 * at Aris Thessaloniki 12:13 4 2/4           1   1 1 1 2    
8 vs Asvel Basket 19:12 4 1/4   2/2   3 3           1 1 4
9 vs Donetsk 22:01 2 1/1     2 4 6 2   1 1   2 1 9
10 at Donetsk 18:51 4 1/2   2/2 3 1 4 2   3     3 2 5
12 at Asvel Basket 20:16 6 2/3   2/2 1 3 4 3     2   3 2 13
5 Totals 92:33 20 7/14 0/0 6/6 6 11 17 8 0 5 4 1 11 6 31
Average 18:30 4 50% 0% 100% 1.2 2.2 3.4 1.6 0 1 0.8 0.2 2.2 1.2 6.2
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Game Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
1 at Cholet Basket 9:11   0/1       2 2           1    
2 vs VEF Riga 12:32 5 1/1 0/1 3/4 4 5 9 2 1       1 4 18
3 * at PAOK Thessaloniki 17:03 2 1/1 0/2     3 3 1 4 4     3 2 3
4 * vs PAOK Thessaloniki 17:28 2 1/2       2 2 1       1 4 1  
5 vs Cholet Basket 9:04   0/4       1 1 3       2     -2
6 at VEF Riga 18:15 10 5/9   0/1   2 2     2   1   2 6
6 Totals 83:33 19 8/18 0/3 3/5 4 15 19 7 5 6 0 4 9 9 25
Average 13:55 3.2 44.4% 0% 60% 0.7 2.5 3.2 1.2 0.8 1 0 0.7 1.5 1.5 4.2
EuroCup 2011-12 individual rankings
Finals
  • #9 in Blocks (2)
  • #10 in Assist-turnover ratio (150%)
  • #19 in Assists (3)
  • #20 in Blocks against (1)
  • #24 in Total Rebounds (4)
  • #25 in 2-pointers attempted (5)
Quarterfinals
  • #25 in Offensive Rebounds (2)
Last 16
  • #8 in Free throw % (100%)
  • #20 in True Shooting % (58.8%)
  • #24 in Blocks (4)
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 Valencia 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