Utah Honors Tradition, Shuns Razors For Playoffs

By Maggie Thach
The Salt Lake Tribune

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Sean Offers has never whole-heartedly attempted to grow a beard before.

As the rest of his Utah Grizzlies teammates have grown and groomed their playoff beards, he is realizing how long it takes for him to do the same.

Even as the Grizzlies head into their fourth week of postseason play, having just ended their second-round series with Victoria, his teammates say Offers still has a ways to go.

His beard is, at best, patchy. There is hair on his chin, with the occasional bald spot, but the beard is nearly nonexistent on the sides of his face. That’s why he chose to supplement his half-beard with a mullet – long on top, sides shaved and slightly curly at the bottom.

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