VEF Riga has signed guard Artis Ate (27, 192) and center Klavs Cavars (21, 205).
Artis Ate played for Ventspils previous three seasons (2014-2017). Before that he spent six years playing for Liepaja (2008-2014).
Klavs Cavars grew up in Ventspils, started pro career in Liepaja in 2015-16 when he was named as the most improved player in Latvian League. Last season he started in Spain as part of Gran Canaria basketball club, then during the middle of season was loaned to Turkish second division team Pertevniyal Genclik.