For some players, the All-Star break is a welcome momentary pause for R&R, a chance to get away from the game and give the legs some rest.
For others, like Sasha Vujacic, the break is a more strategic hiatus from grueling games and practices used to rehabilitate specific injuries.
We forget that Vujacic essentially missed the entire preseason with his injured ankle, and that he’s been nursing a sprain on his other ankle since about a month ago.
Before the game, Vujacic talked about how much better he’s feeling, declaring his ankles “100 percent” in the process. Here’s what he had to say: