A ‘five’ was needed and he is already in Seville. As made official by the Real Betis Basketballthe Latvian international Kaspars Berzins joins the team immediately; so much so that it is already registered on the LEB website and He could make his debut this same day in the match that the Verdiblancos must play against Ourense in Galician territory (Saturday, November 18 at 8:00 p.m.).
The signing of this 38-year-old player responds to the need to give a boost to the team’s internal gameespecially after Cameron Krutwig’s goodbye, who has gone to Força Lleida. Thus, the team now led by Bruno Savignani hopes that the 2.13 meter player will help them achieve the second victory of the course to leave the last position in the league, in which they currently find themselves with a worrying scale of 1-6.
From leaving Betis through the back door to becoming the best Spanish player of the moment
The plan, beyond starting to win games as usual, is become strong in the rebounding aspect to have a solid base on which to build a team that begins to give the expected results. Talking about returning to the ACB league sounds like utopiabut not so much end up living a somewhat quiet campaign.
Although he will be the ceiling of Betis Baloncesto and is expected to show his strength under the hoops, Berzins is much more than that, since One of the characteristics that mark his game is having a very good hand that allows him to shoot threes frequently. (and rightly so).
A long career
Already living the last stages of his career, this player born in Latvia He arrives backed by a great career in European basketball. Thus, it began in the quarry of Malaga Unicaja to even debut in the Endesa League with the help of Sergio Scariolo in the 2004-05 academic year. After that beginning, he has gone through Fuenlabrada (2009-2010) y workshop to account for a total of 28 games in the highest category of Spanish basketball to average 6.8 points and 3 rebounds, with 36 percent in triples.
Leaving aside national basketball, he has also worn the jerseys of VEF Riga, Krasnye Krylia, Nizhny, Zenit, BK Ogre, Lokomotiv Kuban, Avtodor Saratov, Siauliai, Lietkabelis, Juventus, Rigas Zelli and Strasbourg. And there is more, since he has also played in China and He has played up to 39 games with the senior team of his country, Latvia.getting to participate in the Eurobasket 2013 and 2015.
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