Found September 13, 2013 on Diehardsport:
PLAYERS: Pau Gasol
TEAMS: Los Angeles Lakers
Lakers’ Pau Gasol shaved his beard for the first time in nine years on Thursday after losing a bet to his brother Mark in support of Gasol Foundation. The bet was over which brother could initiate better ‘healthy living’ for several middle schoolers in the Memphis and Los Angeles area middle schoolers.
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