October 24, 1978 |
|Listed height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Listed weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|High school||South Garland (Garland, Texas)|
Southwestern Christian (1999−2000)
Texas-Pan American (2000−2002)
|NBA draft||2002 / Undrafted|
|2008–2011||Beşiktaş Cola Turka|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mire De Juan Chatman (born October 24, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player. Standing at 1.87 m (6'2"), he played at the point guard position. He is a Texas Pan American University alumnus.
Mire Chatman played for Texas Pan American University from 2000-02. During the 2001-02 season, Chatman racked up the accolades, earning All-American Honorable Mention, Independent Player of the Year, Independent Defensive Player of the Year while leading the Broncs to a 21-9 record. He ranked third in the NCAA in scoring average (26.2) and steals per game (3.6).
In 2006-07 he joined Dynamo Moscow of Russia with which he won the ULEB Cup trophy. After starting another season in Dynamo he moved to Italy to play with Virtus Roma. but the following year he switched teams back to Russia to BC Triumph Lyubertsy.
Chatman joined Beşiktaş Cola Turka for the 2008-09 season. He played there following two seasons as well. In the 2009-10 season with Besiktas, Chatman ranked within the top three players in scoring, assists and steals and played alongside Allen Iverson. In the 2011-12 season Chatman played for Pınar Karşıyaka and led the Turkish Basketball League in assists (6.4) while also being second in scoring (18.3) and fourth in steals (1.9).
In August 2014, after taking one season off, he returned to his first pro European team BK Ventspils. On November 26, 2014, he became the all time leading scorer in Eurocup history. On December 17, 2014, Mire Chatman announced his retirement from basketball. He finished career as Eurocup’s all-time leader in performance index rating.