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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Goosey Takes Flight (And Everyone's Trying to Be Like 'Bron)

Posted By on Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 11:49 AM

Well, and Jamario too, but LeBron's getting the credit.

Bob Finnan explored the ever-spreading fad of the "goosey" last week, the origins, evolution, and meaning of the Cavs' three-pointer celebration.

The Washington Huskies are one of the teams to adopt the gesture, and they're not settling for just the goose. They've lined up an array of handshakes for pre-game introductions, just like LeBron, and are even throwing out his salute to one another and the crowd after threes.


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