Alexander "Sasha" Vujačić (born March 8 1984 in Maribor, Slovenia) is a professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers in the National Basketball Association. Though he has played the point guard position in Europe, he has found more playing time at the shooting guard equivalent spot in the Lakers' triangle offense (as opposed to the more point guard-like initiator spot).
Vujačić began his professional career at the age of 16, playing with Snaidero Udine of Italy. He received a lot of encouragement and support from his father Vaso Vujačić, a Serbian basketball coach. He also was a member of the Slovenian Junior National Team. He was drafted by the Lakers with the 27th overall pick of the 2004 NBA Draft. He has averaged 3.6 points per game in his NBA career.
While he was drafted mostly for his shooting proficiency (namely from three-point range), Vujacic has proven himself a more than competent defender as well. His tantalizing, up-close and personal defense has irked some of the NBA's elite guards. Vujacic has shone flashes of future excellence, perhaps most notably in a clutch three-pointer against the Utah Jazz, but still has a long way to go before coach Phil Jackson could consider placing him in the starting lineup. He has one brother, Alijosa Bjeckovic, and one sister, Nina Bjeckovic, and they both attend Manhattan Beach Middle School in Manhattan Beach, California. They are currently living in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.