Sasha Vujacic Wiki: Aleksandar “Sasha” Vujacic rendered in English as Sasha Vujacic; is a Slovenian basketball player of Serbian descent who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. He is also known as “The Machine”. Though he has played the point guard position in Europe, he has found more playing time at the shooting guard spot in the Lakers’ triangle offense. He was born on March 8, 1984.
Sasha Vujacic Personal Life: Vujacic has two siblings, a sister named Nina and brother named Aljoša. His parents live in Rancho Palos Verdes in California, while he lives in Redondo Beach. In addition to basketball, he enjoys playing volleyball, tennis, and football.
Sasha Vujacic has been dating Russian born, professional tennis player Maria Sharapova, reportedly since 2009. As of October 19, 2010, the two have been engaged.
Sasha Vujacic Early Career: Vujacic began his professional career at the age of 16, playing with Snaidero Udine of Italy. His father Vaso Vujačić is a Serbian basketball coach.
Sasha Vujacic was also a member of the Slovenian junior national team. He won a silver medal at the 2002 European Junior Championship. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft.