The Duke Blue Devils college mens basketball team is , or was rated #1….
The guy who made that possible is Zion Willimson…..
He’s going to the National Basketball League come the late Spring as a multiMillion dollar man….
He wears Nike basketball sneakers/shoes as all Duke players have….
But what I watched last night was a NOT a good look for the iconic sports apparel company Nike….
The stress on his left foot Nike’s resulted in that foot’s sneaker/shoe coming apart at the seams which cause one of legs to slide beyond it’s normal range of movement straining his knee of the that leg….
All this on National TV……
Nike has been outfitting Duke’s basketball team since 1993, but it’s possible that the sports-apparel giant was never so happy with the arrangement as this year, given that among the current group of Blue Devils is one Zion Williamson. For his part, Williamson was never under more of a spotlight than Wednesday night, when the front-runner to be taken No. 1 overall in June’s NBA draft squared off for the first time this season with Duke’s arch-nemesis, North Carolina.
Unfortunately for Williamson and college basketball fans everywhere — and very unfortunately for Nike — Williamson didn’t last long against the Tar Heels, because he was forced from the game in the first minute with a knee injury. The mishap occurred as the 285-pound forward was planting his left foot to pivot — and his shoe exploded…
Barack Obama pointing out the fact that Zion’s “shoe broke” will forever go down in history
Hope young fella is ok! Literally blew thru his .