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December 15, 2010 | Jerry Crowe
Though many Lakers fans probably weren't sorry to see him go, Sasha Vujacic will always hold a special place in their hearts after making those clutch free throws in Game 7. ? Lakers newcomer Joe Smith is an aspiring rapper who has recorded under the pseudonym Joe Beast . ? Airing at the same time Sunday morning, the Oakland Raiders' loss to the AFC South-leading Jacksonville Jaguars drew twice as many television viewers in Los Angeles as the Lakers' Kobe Bryant -led victory over the New Jersey Nets.
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April 4, 2014 | By Lauren Beale
Sasha Vujacic, the former Lakers guard, has sold an ocean-view house in Palos Verdes Estates for $2.6 million. Called La Casa Moderna, the Midcentury Modern-style, glass-and-wood house was built in 1966. Floor-to-ceiling windows bring in views of the coastline, the ocean and Santa Catalina Island. The open-plan main floor of the 3,455-square-foot house combines the living room, den, dining room and  kitchen and opens to a balcony. Appointments include crystal light fixtures, remote-controlled window coverings and Venetian-style plaster.
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February 3, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
Sasha Vujacic hasn't played in the NBA since 2011 when he played for the New Jersey Nets. But the 6-7 guard is finally back on an NBA roster after Vujacic signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday. “It's been different,” Vujacic said before the Clippers' shoot-around in Denver, as the team prepared for their game against the Nuggets Monday night. “It's been tough. That's in the past and I'm ready to keep moving forward.” Vujacic, 29, unable to get a job in the NBA, spent the last two seasons playing in Turkey.
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February 8, 2014 | By Ben Bolch
Sweet revenge? Clippers Coach Doc Rivers , joking about why he signed Sasha Vujacic : "He made some shots against us when he was a Laker and I felt like if I could sign him and bench him and never play him again that that would be terrific for me. " Clowning around Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins , after Chicago's Mike Dunleavy pushed him in the back on a fastbreak: "He's a clown, and he's scared. I wouldn't even waste my time on him if I ever saw him outside of the gym. He's a clown.
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February 3, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
Another former Laker has gotten an NBA job. Sasha Vujacic, 29, winner of two championships with the Lakers, signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday. Originally taken with the 27th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Lakers, Vujacic played seven years in the league while averaging 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Recently he played in Turkey for Anadolu Efes, but has spent most of the year preparing for a possible return to the NBA. Nicknamed "The Machine" for his shooting ability (although his calibration may have needed a reboot depending on the year)
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January 27, 2010 | By Broderick Turner
He has been told that his role might be limited, something that was not the case for Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic the two previous seasons. It happened again Wednesday night, when Vujacic played a little more than 3 1/2 minutes against the Indiana Pacers. The key, Lakers Coach Phil Jackson pointed out, will be how Vujacic performs when he is on the court and his demeanor during this time. "It's disappointing to him," Jackson said. Vujacic played a career-high 17.8 minutes during the 2007-08 season and averaged a career-best 8.8 points.
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December 2, 2009 | By Broderick Turner
So, Lakers guard Sasha Vujacic , where is "The Machine"? "The Machine is here," Vujacic said. "I'm just not playing." OK, then, why aren't you playing? "I don't know," Vujacic responded. Coach Phil Jackso n " has a group right now that he's playing. I'm just going to try to be patient." Mostly, Vujacic has found himself in games when they already have been decided. That's an issue for him. "I play a couple of games in garbage time," Vujacic said. "That's not where I see myself.
HOME & GARDEN
November 21, 2009 | By Lauren Beale
Lakers reserve guard Sasha Vujacic has purchased a unit at the W Hollywood Residences. The condominium, in the $350-million development at the landmark intersection of Hollywood and Vine, has two bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms in about 2,100 square feet. The purchase price was not available, but a comparable unit is listed at $2.1 million. His west-facing condo has views of Century City, West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. He will be among the first owners to move in when the W Hollywood Hotel & Residences opens in mid-January.
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April 9, 2010 | By Broderick Turner
Shannon Brown winced in pain in the second quarter and after the game, his sprained right thumb giving him so much pain. Sasha Vujacic was happy and sad. He was happy because he was out of the "doghouse" in a big way, starting in place of the injured Kobe Bryant (swelling in his right knee). Vujacic was sad because he was unable to perform the way he preferred and because the Lakers lost to the Denver Nuggets, 98-96, Thursday night Pepsi Center. Even though they didn't shoot the basketball well, Brown and Vujacic played a role in helping the Lakers come from 15 points down in the third quarter.
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June 16, 2010 | By Broderick Turner
They knew what was at stake. They knew what was on the line. And they knew they had not been performing up to par in the NBA Finals. For Jordan Farmar and Sasha Vujacic, two guards the Lakers count on to come off the bench and be productive, they both knew they had to fill a void. Both of them did, playing solid in the Lakers' 89-67 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 6 on Tuesday night at Staples Center. "It doesn't matter what happened the entire year," Vujacic said.
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February 4, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
The Lakers have hit the road for a three-game trip, but Pau Gasol remains in Los Angeles trying to recover from a groin injury. Gasol was declared out at least a week on Saturday after aggravating the injury in a Friday night loss to the Charlotte Bobcats. On Monday night, Gasol posted a photo on Instagram , revealing he underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy to help accelerate the healing process. The treatment involves drawing some of Gasol's own blood. The platelets, which promote healing, are then filtered to concentrate them, then injected directly into the problem area.
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February 3, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
  DENVER -- Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul is inching closer to playing basketball again, perhaps as soon as Friday night when his team hosts the Toronto Raptors at Staples Center. Paul, who has sat out 16 games because of a separated right shoulder, has been doing some shooting and running drills on his own. He hasn't practiced with the team because the Clippers haven't practiced recently. But after the Clippers had a shootaround Monday, Coach Doc Rivers said Paul "gets on the floor and we go over plays.
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February 3, 2014 | By Eric Pincus
Another former Laker has gotten an NBA job. Sasha Vujacic, 29, winner of two championships with the Lakers, signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday. Originally taken with the 27th overall pick in the 2004 NBA draft by the Lakers, Vujacic played seven years in the league while averaging 5.6 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists. Recently he played in Turkey for Anadolu Efes, but has spent most of the year preparing for a possible return to the NBA. Nicknamed "The Machine" for his shooting ability (although his calibration may have needed a reboot depending on the year)
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February 3, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
DENVER -- Teams often complain about playing in the high altitude in Denver, which is one mile -- or 5,280 feet -- above sea level. The Clippers will see how they will do playing at this high altitude when they face the Denver Nuggets on Monday night at the Pepsi Center. Of course, the Nuggets usually have something to do with teams playing poorly in Denver. The Clippers have lost two consecutive games and 10 of their last 12 in Denver. Jamal Crawford was asked at the Clippers' shoot-around Monday how a player can adjust to playing in Denver's altitude.
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February 3, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
Sasha Vujacic hasn't played in the NBA since 2011 when he played for the New Jersey Nets. But the 6-7 guard is finally back on an NBA roster after Vujacic signed a 10-day contract with the Clippers on Monday. “It's been different,” Vujacic said before the Clippers' shoot-around in Denver, as the team prepared for their game against the Nuggets Monday night. “It's been tough. That's in the past and I'm ready to keep moving forward.” Vujacic, 29, unable to get a job in the NBA, spent the last two seasons playing in Turkey.
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February 2, 2014 | By Broderick Turner
DENVER -- And the games just keep on coming for the Clippers. Of course every team in the NBA plays 82 regular-season games. It's just that the Clippers have played 10 games in 16 days, and it it is taking a toll on them mentally and physically. "It's been tough," Blake Griffin said. "But every team has their stretches that they have to play a lot of road games. They have to play four [games] in five [nights], a couple of back-to-backs. So there's no time for us to feel sorry for ourselves or complain.
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December 27, 2013 | By Mike Bresnahan
SALT LAKE CITY - The Lakers have spent plenty of time in the TV glare over the years, continually logging the maximum number of games allowed by the NBA on national TV. But this week they got a cold, hard stare from the NBA and ESPN, who decided in conjunction to drop planned coverage on ESPN of a Lakers game against the Houston Rockets in favor of a Phoenix-Minnesota game the same night, Jan. 8. The Lakers got stranded at the TV altar?...
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July 10, 2013 | By Mike Bresnahan
The Lakers are trying to sign free-agent guard Jordan Farmar, but it's not as easy as putting pen to paper. Farmar hopes to sign with his former team for $1.2 million and openly talks about his NBA return after spending last season overseas, but the Lakers must negotiate a buyout of his contract with a pro team in Turkey. If Farmar returned, the Lakers would have five guards and would no longer pursue another former Lakers player, Sasha Vujacic, who was considered a longshot to make their roster in the first place.
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