Davis Bertans has an elder brother, Dairis Bertans, who is also a professional basketball player.
Growing up in Latvia, the Bertans siblings had some healthy rivalry between them.
Both of them hate losing, and while playing one-on-one basketball games, it would end up in some intense and fierce competition.
Moreover, Davis and Dairis were included in the Latvia national team roster for the 2023 FIBA World Cup.
Davis Bertans, born November 12, 1992, is a Latvian professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA.
His professional journey started with ASK Kadeti II, and he later joined BAA Riga of Latvia’s second division in 2008.
After playing with BK Barons, the 2012 Serbian Cup winner declared for the NBA draft.
The Indiana Pacers selected him as the 42nd overall pick in the 2011 draft.
Immediately traded to the San Antonio Spurs, the 3-time Serbian champion had to wait several years before making his debut in the NBA with the Spurs.
Since his debut, the power forward played with the Washington Wizards and Dallas Mavericks and joined the Thunder in 2023.
Brother Dairis Bertans: Age Gap And Family Tree
The elder brother of Davis Bertans, Dairis, was born on September 9, 1989, and is almost three years older than Davis.
Dairis is a Latvian professional basketball player who played for VEF Riga of the Latvian Estonian Basketball League and Basketball Champions League.
He started his professional career for the junior team of Valmiera in 2004. Later, he was signed by ASK Riga and made his senior debut for the team in 2007.
Moreover, he played with VEF Riga, signing a two-year deal after his short stint with Ventspils in 2009.
Moreover, he also declared for the 2011 NBA draft, but the 4-time LBL champion went undrafted.
Later, he played with several other teams, including Dominion Bilbao Basketb, Olimpia Milano, and Coosur Real Betis, before joining his former team VEF Riga in 2023.
The Latvian player then signed with the New Orleans Pelicans of the NBA on March 2, 2019.
He debuted in a 128-116 loss to the Atlanta Hawks in March 2019. Unfortunately, the Pelicans waived the shooting guard on July 7, 2019.
Married Life And Kids
Dairis Bertans is a married man. He tied the knot to his long-time girlfriend, Inna Bertans, in June 2015.
They have birthed two kids from their marriage, one son and a daughter.
Their first child, a son whom they call Baby Rocket, was born in December 2016. Similarly, their second child, a daughter, was born in August 2021.
The Bertans Brothers Living Their Dream
The 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup is in full swing, and the world is abuzz with excitement as Latvia makes its debut.
Moreover, the Bertans brothers backing up their team has been the icing on the cake.
In their first game against Lebanon, Dairis Bertans led the team with 20 points, and Davis contributed 10 points and three rebounds.
The Latvian team went through to the quarterfinals with only one defeat in the group stage against Canada.
However, Latvia lost to Canada 101-75, as this was their first match without their captain, Dairis Bertans, in the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
During the second quarter of Latvia’s historical win against France, Dairis suffered from a hamstring injury.
It was later confirmed that he will be out for around five weeks but will be on the bench, supporting his team.