DURHAM, NC – The sensation of the first-year student sensation Zion Williamson was forced to play on Wednesday night at North Carolina's rival in only 36 seconds that the Blue Devils coach Mike Kzryzewski called "the knee stretch". Williamson left the game against North Carolina with obvious knee injury, Caesars Palace increased the chances of the Blue Devils to win the national title from +200 to + 250.
Zion Williamson left the game with obvious knee injury after breaking his players left the shoes and the NBA players reacted to social media.
Williamson grabbed his right knee by the pain after slipping awkwardly and falling when the Nike's left basketball crash collapsed when he planted difficult during a dribble at the free throw opening line. The blue rubber soles broke out of a white shoe from finger to toe along the outer edge, and the leg of Williamson went through a large gap.
He went with light lameness, but under his own power, before going after
After the game, 88-72 Blue Devils of loss, Kzryzevski said that Williamson's knee is stable and that the timetable for his return will be determined on Thursday.
Former President Barack Obama, who was sitting along the baseline at the Duke's shop, shouted support for Williamson, leaving the court
Mike Krzhyshevsky does not know the graphics after the knee injury of Zion Williamson
Williamson was dressed in Nike PG 2.5, Thunder Paul's George star, from the fall, in the exclusive Duke color style.
Duke is four years old dealing with Nike as an exception sive provider of uniforms, shoes and apparel. The private school did not disclose the conditions for extending the contract by 2015. Nike has an exclusive agreement with the University since 1992.
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Nike messages were not returned immediately.
Duke looked lost without Williamson. Meanwhile, North Carolina used the Zion's Dion in the band, scoring 32 of the first 34 points in the paint and finishing with an advantage of 62-28. Tar Heels never dragged them, led them to 22, staying for 16 minutes and holding on.
Williamson, the second leader with 22.4 points per match, has confirmed herself as the most attractive basketball player from college.
The next time the duke plays Saturday at number 18 in Syracuse (6 pm ESPN).
The Associated Press contributed to this report.