In Bertans' second season with the Wizards, the forward established himself as a key role player that can spot up and shoot the ball whenever necessary. The 28-year-old started in nine games out of 63 and played roughly 25 minutes per game. Bertans finished with season averages of 11.5 points, 2.9 rebounds, 0.9 assists and 0.6 steals. The Latvian product made 40.4 percent from the field, 39.5 percent from beyond the three-point arc and 87.0 percent from the charity stripe. The forward was able to improve his free-throw efficiency while also decreasing his turnovers per game from 1.1 to 0.6. One of Bertans' best games of the season came against the Nuggets on Feb. 17, where he recorded 35 points (9-11 FG, 9-11 3Pt, 8-8 FT), three rebounds, an assist, a block and a steal in 30 minutes of action. Another impressive performance by Bertans was on April 19 against the Thunder, as Bertans logged 21 points, three rebounds and two assists en route to a commanding win. Offensively, Bertans scored double-digit scoring performances in 36 games while hitting at least two three-pointers in 52 games. The three-point shooting threat made at least four three-pointers in 20 games. In the playoffs, Bertans notched 9.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 0.5 blocks in four games against the 76ers.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). The sharpshooter 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. The forward's other single-game season highs were five assists, three steals and two blocks. On 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. Bertans had 16 games with at least 20 points, 21 games with at least five rebounds and 29 games with multiple assists. The fourth-year pro also had 30 games with at least one steal and 29 games with at least one block. Bertans 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). For personal reasons, Bertans did not join the Wizards in the NBA Bubble following the hiatus due to COVID-19.2018
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.
June 23, 2011Drafted by the Indiana Pacers in the 2nd round (42nd pick) of the 2011 NBA Draft.
July 14, 2016Signed a two-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs
July 11, 2018Signed as a free agent a two-year agreement with the San Antonio Spurs.
July 6, 2019As 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.
November 20, 2020Signed a five-year, $80 million contract with the Washington Wizards.