Davis Bertans
Davis Bertans
27-Year-Old ForwardF
Washington Wizards
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Est. Return 10/1/2020
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Bertans was traded to the Wizards this offseason after spending his first three seasons with the Spurs. He had a minimal role as a rookie, but got more playing time in each of the next two seasons as his game developed. Bertans was a key reserve for San Antonio last season, averaging 8.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 1.9 threes in 21.5 minutes per contest -- all career highs. He shot a career-best 42.9 percent from three and has shot better than 37.0 percent from long distance all three years in the NBA. He's likely to backup No. 9 overall pick Rui Hachimura at power forward, but Bertans has a great chance of seeing quality playing time off the bench as he can play small forward in certain lineups. The best fit for the 6-foot-10 Bertans, however, is as a floor-stretching four -- a role he could fill immediately. More minutes could certainly lead to increased production, as Bertans has averaged 14.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.1 threes per 36 minutes in his career. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $14.5 million contract with the Spurs in July of 2018. Traded to the Wizards in July of 2019.
Personal Bio

Davis Bertans was born in 1992 in Rugjiena, Latvia. Bertans' father was a professional basketball player and his mother was a high-level rower. Davis' older brother, Dairis, appeared in 12 games for the Pelicans during the 2018-19 NBA season. A childhood wood-cutting accident cost the "Latvian Laser" part of the ring finger on his right hand, which is his shooting hand. Bertans played for the Latvian National Team at EuroBasket 2011 and 2017. In 2011, his national team production was modest. But in 2017, Bertans generated 14 points, three rebounds and two assists per EuroBasket game. Fans can follow Bertans on Twitter (@DBertans_42).

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Bertans started his professional basketball career at 15 years of age during the 2007-08 season for the ASK Kadeti II team of Latvia's LBL3. For the next two seasons, Bertans played for BAA Riga of Latvia's second level league. During those two years, he also played briefly in Latvia's top division, first with ASK Riga and then with BK Keizarmezs in late 2009. The sharpshooting Latvian started the 2010-11 season with BK Barons, but in November signed a multi-year deal with Union Olimpija, a Slovenian club in Ljubljana. He appeared in 10 Euroleague contests during that season and averaged roughly 3.0 points and 0.5 three pointers per game. In the summer of 2011, Bertans was drafted by the Pacers with the 42nd overall pick, but his rights were traded right away to the San Antonio Spurs -- along with Kawhi Leonard -- for George Hill. In the 2011-12 season, Bertans played in 23 games for Union Olimpija before signing a 3.5-year deal with Serbian club Partizan Belgrade. Bertans tore his right ACL in June 2013 during the Serbian League finals. The injury forced Bertans to miss nine months of play. In July of 2014, Bertans signed a three-year deal with Vitoria of the Spanish ACB league. Over 22 Euroleague games with Vitoria, Bertans averaged 11.0 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.3 three-pointers over 22 minutes of run. In March of 2015, still with Vitoria, Bertans once again tore his right ACL, signaling the end of his European playing days. He started the 2016-17 season in the NBA with the Spurs.

Sitting out season restart
FWashington Wizards
Out For Season
June 22, 2020
Bertans informed the Wizards on Monday that he won't be joining the team in Orlando when the NBA season resumes in late July, Adrian Wojnarowski and Tim Bontemps of ESPN report.
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While Bertans' rationale behind his decision to sit out the season restart isn't fully known, Wojnarowski speculates that the 27-year-old -- who previously tore the ACL in his right knee twice while playing in Europe earlier in his career -- may be looking to protect himself from an untimely injury as he heads into free agency this offseason. According to Wojnarowski, the Wizards are in full support of Bertans' decision, and the power forward is still expected to take part in pre-Orlando training with the team. Bertans should have an active market in free agency after firmly establishing himself as one of the NBA's most dangerous threats from downtown in 2019-20, knocking down 3.7 triples per game while converting them at a 42.4 percent clip.
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2019

Bertans appeared in 54 games for the Wizards during the 2019-20 season. He set new per-game career highs in points (15.4), rebounds (4.5), threes (3.7), assists (1.7), steals (0.7) and blocks (0.6). He shot 43.4 percent from the field, 42.4 percent from three and 85.2 percent from the free-throw line. Bertans set new single-game career highs of 32 points, 10 rebounds and eight threes. His other single-game season highs were five assists, three steals and two blocks. Dec. 6 against the Heat, Bertans recorded his one double-double of the 2019-20 season. In 33 minutes, he posted 19 points (7-20 FG, 5-13 3Pt), 10 rebounds, two blocks and one assist. He had 16 games with at least 20 points, 21 games with at least five rebounds and 29 games with multiple assists. Bertans also had 30 games with at least one steal and 29 games with at least one block. He hit at least five triples in 16 contests. In terms of NBA ranks, Bertans was seventh in made threes (700), seventh in three-point percentage (42.4), 16th in true shooting percentage (62.8) and 20th in turnover percentage (8.2).

2018

Bertans had a career year in 2018-19. He established career highs in points, rebounds, assists, steals, three-pointers and minutes in his capacity as the Spurs' go-to rotational floor stretcher. The Latvian forward registered a then season-high 19 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field and 4-of-7 shooting from three-point range against the Heat on Nov. 7. His play burgeoned in December as Bertans completed a torrid month-long stretch that saw him finish with averages of 9.5 points and 3.9 rebounds while shooting a blistering 53.7 percent from the field, 57.1 percent from behind the arc and 90.0 percent from the free-throw line while maintaining a plus-14.1 average net rating. He maintained his strong shooting throughout January, averaging 9.0 points while shooting 48.2 percent from the field and 45.8 percent from deep. Bertans excelled during a two-game stretch from Jan. 27-29, scoring 39 points and making 10-of-20 shots from behind the arc. The strong play earned Bertans a promotion into the starting lineup in February, during which the forward notched seven starts. Though the Spurs were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs, Bertans played an important bench role, averaging 15.8 minutes per contest. He chipped in per-game averages of 3.2 points and 1.6 rebounds in the five-game series. Altogether, Bertans had an exceptional season-long run off the bench, asserting himself as one of the preeminent three-point shooters in the league with his 42.9 shooting percentage from behind the arc.

2017

Davis Bertans played in 77 games, with 10 starts, for the San Antonio Spurs during the 2017-2018 season. During is second NBA season, Bertans averaged 5.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.2 three-pointers per game. On Nov. 4, Bertans joined the G League Austin Spurs for one contest and scored 27 points over 31 minutes of run. On Dec. 3, back with San Antonio, Bertans swatted a career-high four blocks during a loss at OKC. On Jan. 8, Bertans scored a career-high 28 points in a 107-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings. In that game, the Latvian sharpshooter netted a career-high six three-point field goals. On Jan. 13, Bertans scored 18 points via six three-pointers during a home win over the Nuggets. Bertans finished with double-digit points in 21 games during the season. On three separate occasions, Bertans grabbed a career-high seven rebounds. The Spurs finished the season at 47-35 and lost to Golden State in the first round of the playoffs. Bertans played in all five playoff games for the Spurs and averaged 3.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per post-season contest.

2016

Davis Bertans made his NBA debut with the San Antonio Spurs during the 2016-17 season after he was drafted in 2011. The 6-foot-10 forward started six of the 67 games he appeared in for San Antonio. Bertans averaged 4.5 points and 1.5 rebounds on 44 percent shooting for the season. He attempted 2.6 threes per game and knocked down 39.9 percent of them. Bertans made his NBA debut on opening night, Oct. 25, during a win at Golden State in which he made a brief four minute appearance and scored five points. For the season, Bertans tallied 11 double-digit scoring games, including a season-high 21 points on Jan. 7 in a win over Charlotte. That 21-point outing started a nine-game run where the rookie big man posted five double-digit scoring games. During that span, he averaged nine points on 61 percent shooting and 54.5 percent on three-point attempts. Twice during the season, Bertans had three-game streaks with double-digit points. The 24-year-old Latvian played in 13 of the Spurs' 16 playoff games in 2017. Bertans averaged 2.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per post-season contest.

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Transaction History
  • June 23, 2011
    Drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
  • July 14, 2016
    Signed a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs
  • July 11, 2018
    Signed as a free agent a two-year agreement with the San Antonio Spurs.
  • July 6, 2019
    As part of a 3-team trade, traded by the San Antonio Spurs to the Washington Wizards; the Brooklyn Nets traded DeMarre Carroll to the Spurs; the Spurs traded Nemanja Dangubic to the Nets; and the Wizards traded Aaron White to the Nets.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
Bertans' second campaign with the Spurs was once again set in a deep reserve role. The 6-foot-10 big man averaged 5.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.0 assist across 14.1 minutes, while most notably providing a floor-stretching presence with his ability to knock down the deep ball. Bertans finished with an average of 1.2 three-pointers at a 37.3 percent clip from deep. Despite playing just a minor role up until this point in his career, the Spurs still like his upside and opted to invest in Bertans once again this offseason with a two-year, $14.5 million extension in July. The 25-year-old's return puts him in a prime position to secure his most significant role to date, as the Spurs traded away superstar Kawhi Leonard and also let Kyle Anderson walk in free agency. That opens up a bunch of minutes at the two forward spots and Bertans should be one of the main beneficiaries as a result. Who, exactly, will start in the frontcourt is unclear, but Bertans is for sure behind Rudy Gay in the pecking order, who can also play both forward spots. Still, his contract suggests he's going to see a fairly sizable uptick in role and production, so look for career numbers across the board.
After being selected with the 42nd overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft, Bertans finally was brought to the United States this past season on a two-year, $1.4 million contract. Bertans ended up playing in 67 games, posting averages of 4.5 points and 1.5 rebounds across 12.1 minutes. For the most part, he was kept in a deep reserve role and while he did show some upside as a three-point shooter (39.9 percent), the addition of Rudy Gay to the Spurs severely complicates his path to playing time. It will likely be another developmental season for Bertans, as he should just fill in as depth behind the likes of Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge, Rudy Gay and potentially Kyle Anderson at the forward positions.
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Ignites from downtown
FWashington Wizards
March 9, 2020
Bertans put up 25 points (8-15 FG, 8-15 3Pt, 1-1 FT) to go with two rebounds over 27 minutes Sunday in the Wizards' 100-89 loss to the Heat.
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Scores 21 off bench
FWashington Wizards
March 5, 2020
Bertans had 21 points (8-16 FG, 4-12 3PT, 1-2 FT), four rebounds and three assists in Wednesday's loss to Portland.
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Drops in six triples
FWashington Wizards
March 4, 2020
Bertans had 18 points (6-13 FG, 6-12 3Pt), seven rebounds, one assist and one steal in 29 minutes during Tuesday's 133-126 loss to the Kings.
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Ties season-high eight threes
FWashington Wizards
March 2, 2020
Bertans posted 29 points (9-14 FG, 8-10 3Pt, 3-3 FT), four rebounds and one block across 30 minutes during Sunday's 124-110 victory over the Warriors.
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Scores 14 in 30 minutes
FWashington Wizards
February 26, 2020
Bertans (knee) offered 14 points (5-13 FG, 4-11 3Pt), three rebounds, two assists and one steal in 30 minutes during Wednesday's 110-106 win over the Nets.
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