Mire Chatman wins arbitration vs Karsiyaka

Mire Chatman

Mire Chatman (187 cm, UTPA’02) sought assistance from the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal (BAT), filing a claim against his former team Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir (Turkey-TBL).  The player played for Karsiyaka in the 2011-12 season and alleged that the club only made partial payments to him and that he is demanding his outstanding salaries plus interest. The BAT has ruled in favor of Chatman and has issued this declaration of its findings:

1. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir is ordered to pay to Mr. Mire Dejuan Chatman the amount of USD 70,000.00 plus interest of 5% p.a. on the amount of USD 35,000.00 since 31 July 2012 and 5% p.a. on the amount of USD 35,000.00 since 31 August 2012.

2. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir is ordered to pay to Mr. Mire Dejuan Chatman the amount of EUR 7,980.00 as a reimbursement of the advance on arbitration costs.

3. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir is ordered to pay to Mr. Mire Dejuan Chatman the amount of EUR 7,441.99 as a contribution towards his legal fees and expenses. Pinar Karsiyaka SK Izmir shall bear its own legal fees and expenses.

4. Any other or further-reaching requests for relief are dismissed.

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