Wayne Chism

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Wayne Chism
Free agent
Position Power forward / Center
Personal information
Born (1987-06-16) June 16, 1987 (age 30)
Jackson, Tennessee
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school Bolivar Central
(Bolivar, Tennessee)
College Tennessee (2006–2010)
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010 Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi
2011 Fort Wayne Mad Ants
2011–2012 Albacomp
2012–2013 Aix Maurienne
2013–2014 Kaposvári KK
2014 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2014–2015 Hapoel Gilboa Galil
2015–2016 Rain or Shine Elasto Painters
2016–2017 Garzas de Plata Hidalgo
2017 NLEX Road Warriors
Career highlights and awards

Devon Dwayne "Wayne" Chism (born June 16, 1987) is an American professional basketball player. He last played for the NLEX Road Warriors of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). He played college basketball for the Tennessee Volunteers.


Born in Jackson, Tennessee, Chism was the focus of the Volunteers' offense during his senior season. He averaged 12.6 ppg, 7.2 rpg, and 1.3 bpg, all team highs. He also led UT to its first Elite Eight appearance in school history, where they were defeated by the Michigan State Spartans by a final score of 70-69.

Chism was not selected in the 2010 NBA Draft, but received summer league invitations from the New Jersey Nets and Sacramento Kings.[1]

He played for Antalya BB in Turkey, but was released in December 2010.[2] In January 2011, he signed to play with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA D-League.

For the 2011–12 season he signed with Albacomp of Hungary.

In July 2012, he signed with Aix Maurienne Savoie Basket of the French LNB Pro B for the 2012–13 season.[3]

In October 2013, he returned to Hungary and signed with Kaposvári KK.[4] In February 2014, he parted ways with Kaposvári.[5]

In August 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Hapoel Gilboa Galil.[6] On January 20, 2015, he was waived by the Israeli club.[7]

In March 2014, Chism signed with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters of the Philippine Basketball Association as the team's import for the 2014 PBA Commissioner's Cup.

In February 2015, he returned to Philippines for his second tour of duty as import for Rain or Shine Elasto Painters[8] Chism led the Elasto Painters to a league-leading 8-3 win-loss record (a record they tied with Talk 'N Text) and to a finals stint before losing to Talk 'N Text in seven games.[9] For his contributions to the team, Chism was awarded the Best Import of the Conference award at the end of the conference.[10]

In November 2015, Chism signe to play and return to the Philippines for the third time, again playing for Rain or Shine as the team's import for the 2016 PBA Commissioner's Cup.[11] However, on February 18, 2016, in a game against Meralco Bolts, he injured his hamstring, and was doubtful to play for the rest of the conference.[12] Two days later, he was released by the team and was replaced by NBA veteran Antonie Wright.[13]

In October 2016, Chism signed with Garzas de Plata Hidalgo of the Mexican LNBP.[14]



  1. ^ Wayne Chism nets two summer deals; Tyler Smith has option. Retrieved August 6, 2010.
  2. ^ "Dwayne Chism released by Antalya". Sportando.com. December 17, 2010. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Wayne Chism signe à Aix-Maurienne". Catch-and-Shoot.com (in French). July 28, 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Kaposvari KK signs Wayne Chism to replace Milos Pesic". Sportando.com. October 23, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Wayne Chism and Kaposvari KK part ways". Sportando.com. February 17, 2014. Retrieved July 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wayne Chism signs with Gilboa/Galil". Sportando.com. August 15, 2014. Retrieved November 1, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Gilboa/Galil waives Wayne Chism". Sportando.com. January 20, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2015. 
  8. ^ Joble, Rey (February 18, 2015). "Rain or Shine brings back slimmed-down Wayne Chism as import; 'Isama natin kay Beau and JR kumain', Guiao says". InterAksyon.com. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  9. ^ Ballesteros, Jan (April 29, 2015). "PBA Finals: Talk 'N Text wins Game 7 in double overtime, claims Commissioner's Cup crown". CNN Philippines. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Rain or Shine’s Wayne Chism is Best Import of Commissioner’s Cup". InterAksyon.com. April 22, 2015. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  11. ^ Panaligan, Marisse (November 28, 2015). "PBA: Rain or Shine taps Wayne Chism for Commissioner's Cup". GMA News and Public Affairs. Retrieved November 29, 2015. 
  12. ^ Panaligan, Marisse (February 18, 2016). "Wayne Chism pulls hamstring, in doubt for Rain or Shine-Ginebra match". GMA News and Public Affairs. Retrieved February 20, 2016. 
  13. ^ Ramos, Gerry (February 20, 2016). "Rain or Shine bringing in new import Antoine Wright for injured Wayne Chism". Spin.ph. Retrieved February 20, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Wayne Chism (ex Rain or Shine) is a newcomer at Garzas". Eurobasket.com. November 15, 2016. Retrieved November 15, 2016. 

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