BK Valmiera Rosters

2016-2017 BK Valmiera Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
- Arturs Berzins PF 6-9 212 28 Ogre 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Ojars Berzins SG 6-1 - 16 N/A 2023 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
- Lauris Blaus FC 6-9 235 27 Riga 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Raimonds Gabrans PG 6-1 190 32 Gulbene 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Ervins Jonats F 6-8 209 26 Ogre 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Haralds Karlis SG 6-6 210 25 Riga 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Edgars Kaufmanis PG 6-1 188 18 Valmiera 2021 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
- Janis Kaufmanis PG 6-1 187 27 Riga 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Martins Laksa SF 6-7 198 26 Riga 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Rinalds Malmanis PF 6-9 210 20 Valmiera 2018 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
- Damier Pitts PG 5-10 165 27 Charlotte (NC) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Carson Puriefoy G 6-0 175 23 Wenonah (NJ) 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Maris Ramanis - - - - N/A 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted -
- Akselis Vairogs SG 6-5 198 31 Riga 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted Latvia
- Ovidijus Varanauskas SG 6-1 194 26 Vilnius 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
- Davids Viksne SF 6-2 - 16 N/A 2022 NBA Draft Eligible Latvia
- Maurice Walker PF 6-10 255 25 Scarborough 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada

2016-2017 BK Valmiera Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Pitts J. Kaufmanis A. Vairogs E. Jonats L. Blaus
Rotation R. Gabrans O. Berzins M. Laksa A. Berzins  
Rotation       R. Malmanis  
Lim PT E. Kaufmanis        

Recent BK Valmiera History

Season League Record Placement
2016-2017 BBL Cup 2-0 1st
2016-2017 Baltic Basketball League 5-2 N/A
2016-2017 Latvian LBL 4-7 N/A
2015-2016 Baltic Basketball League 14-6 4th
2015-2016 Latvian LBL 37-9 1st
2014-2015 Baltic Basketball League 11-3 9th
2014-2015 Latvian LBL 14-17 7th
2013-2014 Baltic Basketball League 7-7 10th
2013-2014 Latvian LBL 27-14 4th
2012-2013 Baltic Basketball League 6-8 10th
2012-2013 Latvian LBL 27-17 3rd
2011-2012 Baltic League BBL Challenge Cup 8-4 N/A
2011-2012 Latvian LBL 14-15 N/A

2016-2017 BK Valmiera Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Janis Kaufmanis BBL Cup MVP (2017)

2016-2017 BK Valmiera Front Office

Staff Member Position
Uvis Helmanis Head Coach
Ivars Rudzitis President
Martins Berzins General Manager

2016-2017 BK Valmiera Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Janis Kaufmanis 19 32.1 14.8 4.8 2.4 0.9 0.1 1.5
Martins Laksa 10 31.2 14.7 4.7 1.0 0.6 0.0 1.0
Carson Puriefoy 2 20.0 12.0 3.0 2.0 1.5 0.0 3.5
Damier Pitts 13 27.9 11.5 3.6 4.3 1.3 0.0 3.0
Arturs Berzins 8 25.3 10.4 4.5 0.6 0.5 0.8 1.1
Lauris Blaus 20 25.4 9.8 5.4 1.4 0.7 0.5 1.7
Ervins Jonats 20 25.9 7.6 7.0 1.1 0.8 0.6 1.6
Maurice Walker 14 16.7 6.1 4.2 1.1 0.7 0.3 1.7
Akselis Vairogs 11 22.3 5.6 2.8 1.2 0.9 0.0 0.8
Rinalds Malmanis 18 20.5 5.6 4.3 1.1 0.4 0.3 1.6
Ovidijus Varanauskas 9 17.1 4.9 2.8 2.1 0.2 0.1 2.1
Raimonds Gabrans 18 18.7 4.1 1.8 3.3 1.0 0.0 1.3
Ojars Berzins 6 6.9 1.8 1.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.0
Edgars Kaufmanis 5 8.2 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.0 0.2
Davids Viksne 4 4.0 0.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2
Maris Ramanis 3 2.7 0.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0