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Nike is getting roasted for Zion Williamson's shoe disaster


There’s only one thing more beat up than Zion Williamson’s Nike shoe — the organization behind the seemingly shoddy product.

The behemoth apparel company predictably faced a ton of backlash on social media after college basketball’s crown jewel exited No. 1 Duke’s clash with No. 8 North Carolina on Wednesday night.

Down goes Zion. (Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)

Williamson’s Nike shoe gave out beneath him just 33 seconds into the action. The future lottery pick, whom Knicks fans pray their team gets the chance to draft this spring, grimaced in pain and held his right knee before leaving the game for good.

Puma had the best jab, before deleting its tweet.

“Wouldn’t have happened in the pumas,” the Nike rival scoffed.

Here are some more Zion-Nike musings from Twitter.