PRIOR TO UCF
- Spent time in the top tier of German basketball with Alba Berlin
- Won back-to-back U19 championships with Alba Berlin in 2022 and 2023
- Hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating, three-point shot to win the 2023 U19 championship
- Was the starting point guard on the 2022 German National Team in the U18 European Championship
- Spent time with the third division of German basketball with Bernau, where he averaged 38.5% from three-point land across 18 contests
- Nils’ father, Sebastian Machowski, was a professional basketball player for 17 years, playing small forward in six different countries. One of his stops was Alba Berlin, the same club that his son went on to play for two and a half decades later. Sebastian is currently in his 17th year of coaching and is at the helm of PGE Spojnia Stargard, a team in the first division of Polish basketball.