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Matthew Joseph Nover (born September 23, 1970) is an American former professional basketball player and actor. He played for C.B. Polaris World Murcia in the Liga ACB[1] and for Sydney Kings in the Australian NBL.[2] In 1994, he appeared in Blue Chips along with Nick Nolte, Anfernee Hardaway, and Shaquille O'Neal.[3]

Matt Nover
Personal information
Born (1970-09-23) September 23, 1970 (age 48)
Chesterton, Indiana
Listed height203 cm (6 ft 8 in)
Listed weight101 kg (223 lb)
Career information
Playing career1993–2009
Career history
As player:
1993–1994Carife Ferrara
1998San Germán
1998Sydney Kings
1998–2000Nippon Denso
2000–2001Benfica Lisboa
2001–2003Aveiro Basket
2003C.A. Queluz
2003–2004CB Murcia
2007–2008A.D. Vagos
2009A.D. Vagos
As coach:
2008–2010S.C. Beira-Mar
Career highlights and awards
As player:


Portuguese national basketball teamEdit

Nover, who is a naturalized citizen of Portugal, played for the Portuguese national basketball team during the 2003 and 2005 FIBA EuroBasket qualification.[4][5]

Post basketball careerEdit

Nover is currently a regional sales manager for TELA Bio in Indianapolis, Indiana.[6]


  1. ^ "Matt Nover rescinde su contrato con el Polaris World Murcia". (in Spanish). 28 January 2004. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  2. ^ Cowley, Michael (10 January 2003). "Kings emerge from a pack of jokers". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  3. ^ Al Hamnik (16 June 2011). "Chesterton's Nover plays the 'chips' that were dealt him". Northwest Indiana Times. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Matthew Joseph Nover's profile - 2003 European Championship for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Matthew Joseph Nover's profile - 2005 European Championship for Men". FIBA. Retrieved 30 November 2017.
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