TAG: Gatorade

Smack / Oct 31, 2014 / 2:00 pm

GIF: Cavs Employee Spotted Pouring Gatorade Into Powerade Bottle

Cavs employee Gatorade into Powerade

Perhaps you remember the brand snafu after Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals when LeBron James experienced cramping in the fourth quarter before the Spurs came back for the win. The official Twitter account for Gatorade tweeted out a dismissive missive claiming LeBron would have stayed properly hydrated if he had been drinking their performance drink. Powerade is an official sponsor of the NBA, and Gatorade later apologized for the tweet after we learned ‘Bron actually was drinking Gatorade. Well, in Cleveland’s disappointing loss last night at the Q, the performance drink battle continued when a Cavs employee was caught on camera pouring Gatorade into a Powerade bottle. Read More »

Video / Jul 28, 2014 / 2:00 pm

First Look: Dwyane Wade Gatorade Ad With J.J. Watt & Bryce Harper

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. Reebok)

A new Gatorade spot will premiere tonight starring the Heat’s Dwyane Wade. Wade is joined in the ad by Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt, the Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane and the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper. Regardless of the sport, or the level, Gatorade is now providing you with the same high-quality protein that fuels the best athletes across all spectrums of competition with Gatorade Recover. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jun 6, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Gatorade Apologizes For Tweet, But LeBron Was Actually Drinking Gatorade

LeBron James

By now you’ve heard about the tweet Gatorade published last night in response to the cramps LeBron James suffered when he was knocked out of most of the last seven minutes in Game 1. Gatorade has since issued an apology, and further evidence reveals James was actually drinking Gatorade when he suffered the cramps. Read More »

instagram / Jun 6, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Kobe Addresses LeBron’s Cramping On Instagram

Kobe Bryant, LeBron James

Everyone’s shared their opinion on LeBron James and his cramps, well, everyone except for Kobe Bryant. Scratch that, he just addressed the issue on his Instagram feed. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jun 6, 2014 / 10:15 am

Official Gatorade Twitter Mocks LeBron Leg Cramps

LeBron James

During last night’s Game 1 of the NBA Finals, someone tweeted at the official Gatorade Twitter account, wondering why LeBron James was cramping when he was guzzling plenty of Gatorade on the sideline. The only problem: James is not a Gatorade client, and they said as much in a trollish tweet. Read More »

Video / Mar 28, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Paul George Gatorade “Fierce” Ad Premiere

Paul George

Paul George (photo. Gatorade)

A new Gatorade ad campaign for their latest flavor, “Fierce,” includes a crazy commercial starring Paul George. With the well-known Onyx chorus for “Slam” blaring in the background, George rushes past his opponent with some fierce liquid — reminding us of T-1000 — trailing behind him. Read More »

All-Star, Video / Feb 18, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dwyane Wade’s Surprise Locker-Room Makeover Might Make You Cry

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. Steve Boyle)

There is so much a professional athlete can do with their fame and money to help local communities in need. But it’s not often that we see something that warms our hearts quite as much as the recent surprise Dwyane Wade and Gatorade dreamed up for Riverdale High School in New Orleans. Wade and Gatorade unveiled an amazing treat for Riverdale’s basketball team over All-Star weekend, and the student’s beatific response got us all teary-eyed when we watched. Read More »

NBA / Sep 27, 2013 / 9:00 pm

Kevin Durant’s Contract With Gatorade Will Not Be Renewed


Gatorade spokesperson and all-around nice dude Kevin Durant will cease his partnership with the sports drink popularized by His Airness, Michael Jordan, reports ESPN Sports Business Insider Darren Rovell. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2013 / 11:30 am

The 30 Best Basketball Commercials Of All Time

Kobe Bryant

Who remembers the Y2K craze? The world was supposed to end, or at the least, society was supposed to collapse. We got a terrible Will Smith album (Or if you were a misguided soul like me, you probably liked it.). We were all planning to end up like John Cusack in 2012, flying planes through buildings and angling for tickets to some special ship. But the best thing to ever came out of the year 2000 was the Sportscenter commercial. Who remembers it? Mark McGwire smashing computers. Charley Steiner, with a tie around his forehead, yelling, “FOLLOW ME! FOLLOW ME TO FREEDOM!” Read More »

Video / Jun 12, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Watch Roy Hibbert Obliterate A Bottle Of Gatorade In 4 Seconds

Roy Hibbert

When he hasn’t been out at the E3 gaming convention giving people a taste of what the upcoming Call Of Duty: Ghosts will be like, Roy Hibbert has been obliterating his own challenge. In case you’re unaware, Hibbert was caught on camera during the Eastern Conference Finals absolutely chugging a bottle of Gatorade. Because of that, the #RoyHibbertChallenge took on a life of its own. Recently, he went on ESPN’s SportsNation to show off his skills again. This is impressive. Read More »