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Lakers guard Vujacic engaged to Sharapova

October 22, 2010 12:40:59 AM PDT
One of the Los Angeles Lakers could soon be hearing wedding bells. Before Thursday night's exhibition game with the Golden State Warriors, Lakers Guard Sasha Vujacic announced that he is engaged to Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova.

He said he proposed on the one-year anniversary of their first meeting at a friend's barbecue.

"It's was probably old school," Vujacic said. "I had to do it like a gentlemen."

Vujacic said the couple is very happy and can now move forward and focus on other things.

A wedding date has not yet been set.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.