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A Blown-Out Sneaker, An Injured Superstar And A Night To Forget For Nike

In the most highly anticipated college basketball game of the season, Duke star Zion Williamson was injured when his sneaker ripped apart at the seams — an embarrassment for Nike.
Duke's Zion Williamson reacts after falling as his shoe breaks in the game against the North Carolina Tar Heels Wednesday in Durham, N.C. Source: Streeter Lecka

It was the most highly anticipated college basketball game of the season: Duke was facing archrival North Carolina, with the spectacular talents of Duke's freshman sensation Zion Williamson on display.

Former President Barack Obama was there. Tickets for the game were reselling for — Super Bowl prices. Duke's

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