Kurtis Rayfield is the Warriors physical performance coach, and he had a bet with big man Zaza Pachulia — Rayfield Rayfield had a quality beard going, but if Pachulia had a double-double of points and rebounds in a game, plus had a dunk, they could shave it off. A strange trifecta.
For 67 games, Rayfield continued to look like a member Zach Brown band. Pachulia was not holding up his end.
That was until Thursday night’s route of the Magic, when Pachulia finally checked off all the boxes. From Monte Poole at CSNBayArea.com.
“I just finished cutting a lot of hair,” Pachulia said, grinning with satisfaction.
“Take a look at Kurtis next time you see him,” coach Steve Kerr said. “A lot of the guys were excited.”
Friday is Warriors’ team picture day. Pachulia said he did it just in time.
By the way, the Warriors blew out the Magic 122-92.