Memes swamp social media after Duke star cager’s sneaker blowout

first_imgUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Nike headquarters tonight pic.twitter.com/FgRtvr0JTa— TooTallVol24 (@thecollinsay) February 21, 2019 WATCH: Thirdy Ravena soars high for massive block in Gilas win Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Robredo to gov’t, after accepting anti drug post: Are you ready for me? PLAY LIST 01:29Robredo to gov’t, after accepting anti drug post: Are you ready for me?03:06‘Pamana’: Mausoleum caretaker cherishes humble work for family04:11Robredo accepts Duterte’s drug czar post appointment02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Less than a minute into the game, Williamson’s shoe, a Nike PG 2.5, got torn apart, resulting in what Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski called a “mild knee sprain” in a report by ESPN.com.Zion’s shoe: destroyed 😳 pic.twitter.com/LqQ2te0JayFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) February 21, 2019 Current mood at Adidas and Under Armour Headquarters … #nike pic.twitter.com/W2kMnUBcVn— sean frank (@Seanfrankey) February 21, 2019 SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes — Zion’s Sneaker (@ZionSneaker) February 21, 2019Another parody account for Williamson’s shoe tweeted, “How should this legally work? Do I sue Zion for tearing me apart? Do I sue Nike for making me so poorly? Does Zion sue me for hurting him? Do the fans sue me for wasting their ticket money?”How should this legally work?• Do I sue Zion for tearing me apart?• Do I sue Nike for making me so poorly?• Does Zion sue me for hurting him? • Do the fans sue me for wasting their ticket money?— Zion’s Shoe (@ZionWShoes) February 21, 2019 Nike after Zion broke through his sneakers mid game pic.twitter.com/uZrLlZF9so— Jahan (@H00PINATI) February 21, 2019Meanwhile, Nike already released a statement wishing Williamson, a projected top overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, a speedy recovery.“We are obviously concerned and want to wish Zion a speedy recovery. The quality and performance of our products are of utmost importance. While this is an isolated occurrence, we are working to identify the issue,” the sports giant said.  / gsgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrantscenter_img MOST READ Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Williamson did not return to the game which ended with top-ranked  Duke losing to North Carolina, 72-88.This prompted an outcry in social media with netizens and some personalities expressing dismay,  while others turned the situation around with comic memes.Someone apparently made a Twitter account for Williamson’s shoe with handle @ZionSneaker.“Guys, I’m really sorry. I let us all down, including my main man Zion Williamson,” a tweet attached with the shoe’s photo read.Guys, I’m really sorry. I let us all down, including my main man Zion Williamson. pic.twitter.com/Coz2xk6Wu3ADVERTISEMENT MANILA, Philippines — Memes have stormed social media after Duke University star cager Zion Williamson’s shoe got ripped off during a highly anticipated match against the University of North Carolina (UNC) on Wednesday (Thursday in the Philippines).READ: Duke star Zion Williamson injures knee after Nike shoe blows out ADVERTISEMENT Others used GIFs to insert comedy on the incident:Me returning my Nikes tomorrow after seeing Zion’s shoe explode. pic.twitter.com/EnNqjV32Ks— Juan Calderon (@juancalderon) February 21, 2019 LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

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