The forward from Latvia is on fire last December, lead the league in three-point made. Shooting 43% which only deserves to have a spot in All-Star three-point shooting contest next month. With this kind of performance who breaks his own records game after game. Bert and become a target by the teams who will compete on playoffs and maybe titles.
How much the Wizards will actually entertain offers is unclear. He is one of their best players and the fact he has become one of the best catch-and-shoot scorers in the NBA is particularly enticing given the offensive style they like to play. Many believe Bertans could make $15 million or more annually on his next contract, but the Wizards could pay him that if they choose to with Ian Mahinmi’s $15.5 million salary set to come off the books.
The Wizards will play two of the teams that have targeted Bertans this week, the Celtics and Hawks. Bertans, though, remains out with a right quad injury and will miss at least their game against Boston. That injury is healed to the point Bertans is expected to return soon and likely by the end of the weekend, according to one person familiar with his recovery. If Bertans comes back soon and plays as he did before the injury, the trade interest will only continue to heat up.via Sham Charania.
With the report two weeks ago that Wizards are willing to pay Davis Bertans with an extension. Which is a good thing if they really do, with a healthy John Wall next season. Bradley Beal will continue his form give the Wizard a franchise to build. While Rui Hachimura had a year of experience and ready for another good year of run. Bertans a good fit for Washington’s future.