To honor the opening of the film Hot Tub Time Machine, SI.com's photo editors went back in time to find some of the best interactions of athletes and hot tubs. So soak in this gallery, and come along for the ride.
2 of 19Walter Iooss Jr./SI
The 70s were a rough-and-tumble era in the NFL, which is why Steelers lineman White enjoyed this soak during training camp at St. Vincent College.
3 of 19Tony Tomsic/SI
Isiah Thomas and Bill Laimbeer
Was a hot tub the secret to the Pistons success in the 1980s? Here, Bad Boys Thomas and Laimbeer enjoyed some hot tubs hijinx.
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The Great One turned into The Soap One while walking out of his Edmonton dressing room following a memorable soak.
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UNLV basketball players
In one of the more famous sports photos of the 1990s, The Las Vegas Review-Journal's front page featured a couple of Rebel players with Richie Perry, a convicted sports fixer. The photos led to coach Jerry Tarkanian's resignation.
6 of 19Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images
Summertime and the living is easy as Sir Charles proved with this memorable pose in a Jacuzzi.
7 of 19Ronald C. Modra/SI
Catching is a tough job, which is why Alomar Jr. enjoyed the comforts of this hot tub in the Indians' locker room.
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Three-time Olympic medalist Bruce Baumgartner rubbed noses in his hot tub with sons Bryan and Zachary at his home in Cambridge Springs, Pa.
9 of 19Michael Zagaris/SI
Stealing bases pounds the body, so Henderson enjoyed this whirlpool bath after a game against the Tigers in May, 1998.
10 of 19Robert Beck/SI
The 1994 Olympic gold medalist Moe enjoyed a gold-medal hot tub experience at home with his then-girlfriend (and now wife), Megan Gerety.
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Syracuse football players Robin Anderson and Troy Nunes
The `Cuse is in the tub: Prior to the Insight.com Bowl, Syracuse quarterbacks Robin Anderson and Troy Nunes enjoyed a hotel soak in Scottsdale, Arizona
12 of 19Peter Read Miller/SI
Barry Zito, Tim Hudson, Terrance Long, Frank Menechino
The A's quartet posed in the whirlpool as part of an SI story on the "Coolest Team In Baseball."
13 of 19Michael Zagaris/MLB Photos via Getty Images
The longtime A's third baseman strikes a hot tub pose during Spring Training at Phoenix's Municipal Stadium
14 of 19Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images
When you've been as traded as much as the well-traveled Steve Francis, you can always use a good hot tub.
15 of 19Jason Wise/SI
The All-Star outfielder enjoyed a soak while training at the Athletes Performance Institute during the offseason.
16 of 19Allen Einstein/NBAE via Getty Images
No referees to 'T' up Wallace here, as the then-Piston star enjoys a soak.
17 of 19Rich Frishman/SI
While preparing for the NFL Draft, Oregon quarterback Dixon enjoyed the joys of a hot tub.
18 of 19Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images
As a Grizzlies rookie looking to make his mark, Mayo loosened up in a hot tub prior to practice.
19 of 19Robert Seale/SI
The Texans' veteran defensive tackle -- he's played for eight NFL teams -- stood in a hot tub while enjoying the daily paper.
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