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Zaza wins a bet against Warriors coach

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Zaza Pachulia did his part to win a bet against a Golden State Warriors coach. (Emma Marie Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
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Starting center Zaza Pachulia played his worst game of the season on Tuesday. He had more turnovers than points, three fouls and scraped up his shin by kicking a chair on the bench as he exited the game.

Looking to improve on that performance, Pachulia added some extra incentive by making a bet with the Warriors strength and conditioning coach, Kurtis Rayfield. Pachulia’s mission? Getting a points-rebounds double-double and a dunk.

He received a pocket pass in an open lane for an easy one-handed slam less than a minute into the game, and finished with precisely 10 points and 10 rebounds.

“Kurtis has to shave his beard for tomorrow’s team picture,” a delighted Kerr shared after the game.

Pachulia took a social-media victory lap:

Contact Jacob C. Palmer at jpalmer@sfexaminer.com or on Twitter, @jacobc_palmer.

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