Matthew Burston plays in the position of Forward or Center. He has a height of 210 centimeters and weight of 103 kgs. From 2001 to 2006, he has been along with Perth Wildcats and from 2006 to 2009 along with South Dragons.
In February 2003, while playing against the Kings, he scored a career best 36 points. He led the Dragons in 2008 for offensive rebounds, blocks and field goal percentage (56.4 percent). In 2004, he was ranked 2nd in NBL for offensive rebounds and 9th for steals. Also, he was ranked 2nd in NBL for field goal percentage of 61.5 percent in 2003. He has displayed 16 rebounds in a game twice. In the past, he was a member of the Western Australia Under 18 and Under 20 teams. In 2000, he was named the WA State League Rookie of the Year. He won the Robert Staunton Medal for being the most outstanding player at the Under 20 National Championships in 2001.
From the 2006-07 to the 2008-09 seasons, Matthew Burston has participated in 43 games in the NBL. His free throw percentage was 0.69 and field goal percentage was 0.54, but 3-point field goal percentage was nil. He has recorded 418 points, 26 steals, 27 assists, 152 defensive rebounds and 100 offensive rebounds.