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It's been nearly a month since Zion Williamson's sneaker blowout was heard around the world. Which, to be honest, seems pretty crazy, considering how new the failure of the PG 2.5 shoes of the Duke Forward is in our collective memory. However, the incident occurred on February 20, when the 285-pound player was left with a sprained knee and a longer stint. With that, Nike had more than enough time to keep his new shoes from shooting. suffers the same fate.
Williamson struck hardwood last night with a different style than the unfortunate pair last month: the Kyrie 4th According to Dan Wolken of [[USA] the one with Duke's Coach K (aka Mike Krzyzewski) talked about the new kicks, Nike sent his "best people" to Durham after Williamson's shoes had bitten into the dust. Allison Williams reports from ESPN that they were there to measure and customize Williamson's new custom sneakers. The same team then traveled to China to monitor the actual production of the shoes. It seems that Nike was very serious because the flash does not strike twice.