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Pau Gasol Shaved His Beard For The First Time In Nine Years

George Sitaras

Brett Deering

Paul Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers made a bold move yesterday, shaving his nine-year-old scruffy long beard that has been synonymous with his look. 

He shaved it because of a charity competition between him and his brother Marc, who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies.

Their  “Healthy Competition” program encouraged students to eat healthy and engage in increased physical activity throughout the summer.

Each team received Nike FuelBands to track their daily activity and monitor their team’s overall progress.

The winning team received a special prize and the losing coach had to shave his beard.

Done! What do you think? It's been 9 years since I shaved!!! #GasolFoundation @GasolFoundation . http://t.co/THYovYTN01

— Pau Gasol (@paugasol) September 12, 2013

The beardless photo:

pau gasol shaves beard


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