Zion Williamson is compared with NBA star LeBron James and is expected to be selected first in the NBA draft in the summer. Half a minute into the important collegematchen between Duke University and the University of North Carolina, which was seen at the site of the former president Barack Obama and film director Spike Lee, it came unexpected.
Duke-driscoll Williamson slipped and fell to the floor with pain in his right knee. He then looked questioningly at his left shoe with the sole partially detached. Williamson could not play further and after the game, that [Duke lost 72-88, it was said that he had a light knee injury that keeps him gone in a couple of weeks.
Nike sent get well soon-greetings to him, and promised to investigate what may have happened with the shoe, writes Reuters.
as the day after it fell by one per cent. And according to an analytics company for social media was the Nike large amounts of negative comments after skoincidenten.
in Addition to excite astonishment that a basketball shoe breaks down so easily, started the event with a debate in the US about the collegebasketen where the players are amateurs and not earn a dollar while their college draws in big money on the sponsringskontrakten with sportartikelsföretagen that provide the law with shoes and other equipment.
IN the US it is since 2006 also prohibited for players to go directly from high school to the NBA, writes the New York Times. 18-year-old Zion Williamson, who was worthy in the NBA already, now, have to wait a while before he gets to make money on their sport. But likely not for long. 18-year-old, who is 2,01 metres tall and weighs 129 pounds, is expected to go number one in the NBA draft in June and then teach the sponsors stand in line to sign a contract with him.