|Position||Centre / Power forward|
25 November 1982 |
Perth, Western Australia
|Listed height||211 cm (6 ft 11 in)|
|Listed weight||103 kg (227 lb)|
|High school||Christ Church Grammar School
(Perth, Western Australia)
|2009||Al Arabi Club Doha|
|2011||Al Arabi Club Doha|
|2013||Al Rayyan Doha|
|Career highlights and awards|
Matthew Burston (born 25 November 1982) is an Australian professional basketball player who last played for the Cairns Taipans of the National Basketball League (NBL). He has also played in the State Basketball League for the Perry Lakes Hawks, and has spent time in the Qatari Basketball League and the Big V.
In April 2006, Burston signed a one-year deal with the South Dragons. Burston spent much of the 2006–07 season injured, playing only a handful of games. He remained with the Dragons for two more seasons and was a member of the 2009 championship-winning team.
On 25 July 2013, Burston signed a one-year deal with the Cairns Taipans. On 30 May 2014, he re-signed with the Taipans on a two-year deal. On 5 August 2016, the Taipans parted ways with Burston after not offering him a new contract for the 2016–17 season.