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LeBron James shaves head, hits gym after humbling Finals loss (pic/vid)

LeBron James may still be stewing on the inside after a humbling five-game elimination at the hands of the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals. But the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar was nevertheless back at work in the gym only days after Game 5. Not only that, James debuted a new, freshly shaved hairstyle as he eases into his always-frenetic offseason training program.

James took to Instagram Thursday morning to document how he was about to pump some serious iron as part of his workout session.

Back at it! #striveforgreatness

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James also posted video of himself mugging for the camera while rocking out to some tunes and showcasing his freshly shaved scalp.

Bald head nut!! #IHearEmPrayingOnMyDownfall #CantStopWontStop #striveforgreatness

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Given the long history of jokes about LeBron’s male pattern baldness — even by LeBron himself — the shaved look is a nice one for him.

Suffice to say, James is ready to get back at it to prepare himself for another run at the NBA Finals. While James’ long-term NBA future may be up in the air beyond next season — per an Adrian Wojnarowski report — his commitment to excellence, drive for perfection and dedication to his craft remains unquestioned and unparalleled.