Gatorade shower


Gatorade shower

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In 2005, ESPN sports business writer Darren Rovell published a book entitled "First in Thirst: How Gatorade Turned the Science of Sweat into a Cultural Phenomenon, a history of Gatorade", in which he, among other things, documented the story behind the Gatorade dunking phenomenon. [ibid, pages 77-91]

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was reported to be the first NBA coach to receive a Gatorade shower when his team won the 2008 NBA championship. [Stein, Marc (June 18, 2008). [http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/playoffs2008/columns/story?columnist=stein_marc&page=Game6-080618 Three Party triumph: KG leads, Allen scorches and Pierce takes MVP] . ESPN.com. Retrieved on June 23, 2008.] Paul Pierce dumped a cooler of red Gatorade over Rivers as the Celtics closed out Game 6 to clinch their first NBA title in 22 years.

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External Sources

* [http://seattlepi.nwsource.com/health/257337_condor30.html Living Well: Gatorade is 40 years old and still flowing strong]
* [http://www.johnfmurray.com/News.aspx?id=572 Another listing of the Dan Hampton version]
* [http://www.amazon.com/gp/reader/0814472990/ "First in Thirst" on Amazon reader]
* [http://www.chicagobearsweblog.com/blog/?p=219 Additional Chicago Bears Angle]


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