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Height:      6'10


Position:    F

Years in SalsNBL: 1 (injured in 2021 - BULLS)

Last team: Eisbaren Bremerhaven - Germany

College: UC Santa Barbara, Oklahoma Sooners

Home Town: Auckland

The Franklin Bulls will make it "take two" with Auckland star forward, Matt Freeman, returning to the Bulls for the remainder of the 2023 SalsNBL season.


6'10 Freeman was with the franchise for the first SalsNBL home season in 2021, but sat out due to injury. Matt was with the team for the season, but never took the court. Instead helping out as part of the support staff and spent time mentoring some of the younger players.


This will be Matt's first time suiting up in the SalsNBL, having not played in New Zealand professionally before. While it's his first New Zealand NBL Season, he's no rookie to the professional game. Matt has played in Germany for the past three years as a starting Power Forward. This season, starting for Eisbaren Bremerhaven, averaging nearly ten points, 5 rebounds, a couple of assists and shooting above 40% from beyond the arc.

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