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Harrison Barnes Makes Absurd Promise and Refuses to Shave Beard Until Kings Reach .500

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Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes is growing out his beard. | Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Back in the middle of December, Harrison Barnes made an oath to the NBA world that he will not shave his beard until the Sacramento Kings reach the .500 mark or until the end of the season as per ESPN's Tom MacMahon.

At 21-32, the Kings seem destined for another sub-.500 season, which means Barnes likely won't be taking out his razor until the season ends in mid-April.

The season has been a disappointment for the Kings to say the least. They have a talented young core however they seem to be too inexperienced to compete in the loaded Western Conference.

Barnes, who signed a four-year, $80 million extension this offseason, has averaged 14.7 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists on the year, but hasn't done enough to propel the Kings to more wins.

To make matters even worse for Barnes, his facial hair hasn't exactly come in cleanly, looking rather patchy. He may be regretting going public with his declaration if things don't even out for him soon.

By the time April rolls around and Barnes can finally schedule an appointment with his barber, he better leave him a healthy tip.