Davis Bertans - Biography
Last Modified: Nov 30, 2020
|Best Known For:||NBA|
|Net Worth:||$10 million|
|Born on :||November 12, 1992 (age 29)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Valmiera, Latvia|
|Father's Name:||Dainis Bertans|
|Mother's Name:||Dina Bertans|
Dairis Bertans (older brother)
|Married Date:||July 29, 2017|
|Wife's Name:||Anna Sonka|
Mila Bertans (daughter)
|Height:||1.08 meter (3 feet 7 inch)|
|Weight:||102 kg (224.87 lb)|
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Who is Davis Bertans?
Davis Bertans is a basketball player by profession and Latvian by nationality. He represents the Latvian national team and is currently a Power forward/Small forward for Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Davis Bertans – Age, Parents, Siblings
Davis Bertans’ birth took place on 12 November 1992 in Valmiera, Latvia. He was born to father Dainis Bertans, former professional basketball player and current youth coach and mother Dina Bertans, a sports teacher and a former high-level rower.
He is not the only child of his parents and has a sibling, an older brother named Dairis Bertans, who is also a professional basketball player.
The Bertans brothers- Dairis Bertans, Davis Bertans (Image: ESPN)
Other details of Davis Bertans’ life including his education, childhood and rest of the family has not been shared with the public. His ethnicity is Latvian.
Davis Bertans – Axe Accident
Bertans lost half of his ring finger on his right hand due to a childhood wood-cutting accident.
Davis Bertans – Wife, Girlfriend, Children, Divorce
Davis Bertans married his longtime girlfriend Anna Sonka on July 29, 2017, after years of dating. He and his wife have welcomed a child together – daughter Mila Bertans, born on December 10, 2018.
As of 2021, the couple is living happily without rumors of extra-marital affair and divorce.
Davis Bertans – Career
Since starting his career in 2007 Davis Bertans played for ASK Kadeti II (2007-2008), BAA Riga (2008-2010), and with Keizarmezs Riga at the start of the 2009–10 season. In November 2010 he signed with Slovenian club Union Olimpija and in the 2011 NBA draft, he was selected by Indiana Pacers with the 42nd overall pick.
However, Bertans was immediately traded to the San Antonio Spurs.
Davis Bertans signed with a three-and-a-half-year contract with Serbian club Partizan Belgrade in January 2012, playing with them until 2014. He was then signed with Spanish club Laboral Kutxa Baskonia on 19 July 2014.
Bertans was a valuable member of the national Latvia Basketball team. He represented his country in EuroBasket 2011 and in EuroBasket 2017.
Davis Bertans signed with San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA) on 14 July 2016, making his first debut on 25 October 2016 against Golden State Warriors. With the team, he had matches against Boston Celtics, Dallas Mavericks, etc.
He was re-signed with San Antonio Spurs on 11 July 2018 on a two-year contract with a $14 million deal. The same season he scored season-high 21 points in a 132–119 win against Washington Wizards.
Bertans was traded to Washington Wizards on July 6, 2019, in a three-team deal with Brooklyn Nets and DeMarre Carroll. His first game with the Wizards was on 26 October 2019.
Davis Bertans – Awards, Nominations, Titles
Bertans was the winner of the Serbian Cup (2012) and has been named Serbian League champion (2012–2014) and Adriatic League champion (2013).
Davis Bertans – Net Worth, Salary
His net worth has been estimated to be well over $10 million. His annual salary with the Washington Wizards is around $7 million.
Davis Bertans – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handle, Davis Bertans is active on Twitter and Instagram with thousands of followers but is absent from other handles such as Facebook.
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