As he took his place at center court for tip-off on Wednesday night against the Warriors, Sasha Vujacic knew he was going in for a battle. He made his name as a clutch shooter as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers during the 2000’s, playing as a teammate to Kobe Bryant, but now he’s lining up with a struggling Knicks outfit that’s fighting to stay alive in the Eastern Conference.
Oh, how times change.
Steph Curry has been unstoppable from long-range this season, but if you turn the clock back a few years, the thought of leaving Vujacic for an open look would strike fear into the heart of the toughest coach. The Slovenian sharpshooter has carved out a solid reputation for himself during his 8 years in the NBA playing crucial roles coming off the bench in clutch moments.
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