Nike stumbles into social media storm after basketball.
Teenage basketball sensation Zion Williamson was injured 33 seconds after tip off when his Nike trainer fell apart at his feet. The 18-year-old, who is widely tipped to be the No.1 NBA draft pick.
Duke's Zion Williamson (1) falls to the floor with an injury while chasing the ball with North Carolina's Luke Maye (32) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Durham, N.C.
A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University and North Carolina, prompting an outcry on social.
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So, he called the Duke Basketball star Zion Williamson, who was in High School at the time in an attempt to get him to play tight end for the Tigers. All thanks to YouTube, Williamson made a name.
Duke Blue Devils forward Zion Williamson reacts after falling during the first half against the North Carolina Tar Heels at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, N.C., Feb 20, 2019.
Duke's Zion Williamson sits on the floor following a injury during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Carolina, in Durham, N.C., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Duke might have to figure out what the Zion Show will look like without its namesake. All because of a freak injury to arguably the most exciting player in college basketball. As his Nike shoe blew out.