Zion's shoe blowout and injury 'couldn't be worse' for Nike - Max Kellerman | First Take

  • Опубликовано: 21 фев 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Will Cain debate how much responsibility Nike should take for Zion Williamson's injury, which came after blowing through his shoe in the first half of Duke's game against UNC. Kellerman and Stephen A. acknowledge that the injury is a bad look for Nike, but Cain says that the injury had less to do with Nike and more to do with Zion's unique physique.
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Комментарии • 3 665

  • exoticwinds
    exoticwinds День назад

    Why was this a big deal?

  • Dan Bray
    Dan Bray 5 дней назад

    Nike is now forcing people to take a knee

  • TruthFLA
    TruthFLA 8 дней назад

    all this talk over nothing. the stock has recovered just fine. Nike will be ok. Talking heads just needed something to talk about.

  • Miss Blue Dragon
    Miss Blue Dragon 14 дней назад

    Unacceptable. Nike and these corporations are slave drivers who uses child labor to make shoes in sweatshops.
    Glad this is being brought to light again.
    It’s disgusting. I’m glad I’m a minimalist and won’t support these corporations with my money.

  • tone po
    tone po 15 дней назад +1

    "Jordan made Nike hot" converse originators

  • Travis Rehder
    Travis Rehder 16 дней назад

    Whelp Nike is sued

  • Yoda
    Yoda 16 дней назад


  • Waylon Poteet
    Waylon Poteet 16 дней назад

    Damn hes big as shit!! U expect that damn shoe to hold up all the time?? Hell no it aint,its bad but this only one time its happened

  • SRH82 rasta
    SRH82 rasta 17 дней назад

    Should've glued it.....

  • Rick's Sport Picks
    Rick's Sport Picks 17 дней назад

    there is a reason why Zion got hurt. I made a video on it. conspiracy

  • LaMer6800
    LaMer6800 17 дней назад

    I agree with Max on everything, but he made one error, because he doesn't live in the Inner City. Those damn shoes cost 175 and higher. They don;'t sell these shoes cheap! THose youngsters should get paid from the beginning to end of their college career!

  • Joe Dynamo
    Joe Dynamo 18 дней назад


  • StockyPhilB
    StockyPhilB 18 дней назад

    ROFL Life Insurance mock basketball commercial before This clip is epic! xD

  • xd Mariq
    xd Mariq 19 дней назад

    People have been running through the sides of Nike shoes for years. I've seen it happen with my friend doing simple down and backs on a high school gym floor and go through the side like it was nothing. Honestly why I stick with Adidas and probably will for a while.

  • Elle Bryant
    Elle Bryant 20 дней назад +1


  • LLoyd Miller
    LLoyd Miller 20 дней назад

    That's no accident. They wanted to bring him down because hes to good.

  • gerald dorrian
    gerald dorrian 21 день назад

    100 a pair? I wish my shoes are 200 and up

    BILLY PHAM. 22 дня назад

    Just Blew It. ☑️

  • Tomy Arif Utomo
    Tomy Arif Utomo 22 дня назад

    Just Blew It

    JUICE TV 22 дня назад


  • Robert Waterman
    Robert Waterman 22 дня назад

    Nike's, why would you buy something that is made by child labors who are paid 11 cents a day to make shoes for over paid under educated athletes.

  • Merek29
    Merek29 23 дня назад +1

    Yall can't be surprised, isolated incident my ass. Anyone who buys nike knows this shit happens alot.

  • thndrct218
    thndrct218 24 дня назад

    Karma for that ridiculous ad campaign featuring Colin Suckadick

  • xhighrollerx123
    xhighrollerx123 24 дня назад +1

    Screw Nike and these sweat shop corporations.

  • Jason Moser
    Jason Moser 24 дня назад +1

    NIKE... Don't Do It!

  • Robert Frazer
    Robert Frazer 24 дня назад

    Gets adidas. Problem fixed.

  • Bob Clunt
    Bob Clunt 25 дней назад

    Molly shut the fucccck up ffs

  • Lorenzo Perez
    Lorenzo Perez 25 дней назад

    It's not nikes fault that the shoe riped

  • David Blaine
    David Blaine 25 дней назад

    They do it to themselves. Nike always looks real clean and sporty, but not alot of their stuff is made to last

  • I couldn't think of a username
    I couldn't think of a username 25 дней назад

    Sneakerheads where a mistake.

  • Dennis Javier
    Dennis Javier 25 дней назад

    Rip PG 2.5

  • leezyj20
    leezyj20 26 дней назад

    Af1 you can never go wrong

    BEEPERHAWK 26 дней назад

    Been sayin it 4 years , Nike ain't shit. I don't buy that flashy shit, don't let my kids wear that crap either. Asics, NB and now adidas. ALL betta.

  • infowars dotcom
    infowars dotcom 27 дней назад

    Nike shoes quality have gone Down in the last 20 years...they literally fall apart all of the time. F nike

  • Edwin Seymour
    Edwin Seymour 27 дней назад

    He hulked out his shoe.....sfu!

  • Kevo A
    Kevo A 27 дней назад

    Nike is mass production crappy shoes

  • twayne reignmaker
    twayne reignmaker 27 дней назад

    Can I have the shoes? They gonna be worth millions when I'm older. The shoe that wrecked Zion's career.

  • Mr. Soxside89
    Mr. Soxside89 27 дней назад

    Them Shaqs on the rise

  • むしむし
    むしむし 27 дней назад +1


  • Herman Copelin
    Herman Copelin 27 дней назад

    He needs a sturdy shoe like the lebrons or a light pair of shoes built for big guys. Like the new KDs. Word on the street though, the last gen KDs are falling apart on courts across the country. Honestly, those team shoes looked suspect anyway. If he will continue wearing that shoe they need to supply a new pair every three or four games.

  • Xupreem AthElites
    Xupreem AthElites 27 дней назад

    What an opportunity for greatness to collaborate and innovate. It's interesting that I spent the last 4 years designing a new alternative for Xupreem AthElites such as Zion Williamson to kreate and dominate in their field. This is a great opportunity for Zion to branch away from the norm and align with this innovative and new brand of athletic footwear, Xkeem Xupreem! We are in a stage of design and funding that fits such situation and narrative. What's up Mr. Williamson?

  • Laker Fan Since Birth
    Laker Fan Since Birth 27 дней назад

    People overreacting to be honest..

  • Samuel Strauser
    Samuel Strauser 27 дней назад

    he was wearing PG

  • Patrick McCarroll
    Patrick McCarroll 27 дней назад

    The shoe breaking could have saved his knee from completely blowing out. I look at this situation as lucky...

  • 200mphz06
    200mphz06 28 дней назад

    NIKE quality sucks. Soles glued together? Really?

  • ObamaisnextLincoln
    ObamaisnextLincoln 28 дней назад

    Title hopes over?? Hyperbole much, ESPN??

  • Dragoon swezey
    Dragoon swezey 28 дней назад

    Nike sucks

  • Terran Rush
    Terran Rush 28 дней назад

    there must be nothing else going on in the sports world to talk about.

  • Stevens Johnathan
    Stevens Johnathan 28 дней назад

    William could not have sed it better

  • Stevens Johnathan
    Stevens Johnathan 28 дней назад

    Don't blame Nike dumbass nigga here putting to much damn pressure dumbass ass people

  • Giants/Mets/Blazers
    Giants/Mets/Blazers 28 дней назад

    Why is his big ass playing in those skimpy ass Paul George’s? He need to be in some Timberlands 😂

  • 3 - Y’s
    3 - Y’s 28 дней назад

    The guy in the center/middle screen- how come Reebok didnt shatter under Shaq? if what you are saying Zion is big and mobile.

  • Mynawone Bidness
    Mynawone Bidness 28 дней назад

    Garbage shoes that are way too expensive blew out during a game? How's this even a story?

  • Lecia Bella
    Lecia Bella 28 дней назад


  • Ronnie Brown
    Ronnie Brown 28 дней назад

    Thousands of games have been played and maybe a few hundred shoes went bad.....

  • You know who I am, gotdammit!
    You know who I am, gotdammit! 28 дней назад

    "You done switched from Nike to Reebok, Ha"--Juvenile

  • Goat 1
    Goat 1 28 дней назад

    At the end day we gonna keep buying Nike’s‼️‼️‼️ period

  • Hali D
    Hali D 28 дней назад +1

    China is getting there revenge for Trumps tariffs.

  • I'm Smorgas
    I'm Smorgas 28 дней назад +1

    Shoulda gone with adidas. Boost Gang baby!

  • Savage Ood
    Savage Ood 28 дней назад

    Crocs are making a return

  • Israel out of Palestine
    Israel out of Palestine 28 дней назад

    Quick whip a few more child labour slaves together and make his shoes better.

  • turboboostintsi
    turboboostintsi 28 дней назад

    It was a setup.

  • Ryan Pettit
    Ryan Pettit 28 дней назад


  • Pedro Faria
    Pedro Faria 28 дней назад

    The designers design the shoe on inventor or autocad software

  • The Flying Dutchman
    The Flying Dutchman 28 дней назад


  • Fake Gamer
    Fake Gamer 28 дней назад

    Man, Zion’s shoe getting blown out gets more than some nba players do

  • Richard Wilson
    Richard Wilson 28 дней назад

    See if he wouldnt have went to Duke and went to Carolina.. those Jordans wouldnt have let him down..

  • Alex Aziaklo
    Alex Aziaklo 28 дней назад

    Y’all all know nike gonna release 10 new color ways for that shoe after they relabel it the PG Rips

  • Y3arZer0
    Y3arZer0 28 дней назад

    Stupid 5 year old needs to work harder on these shoes lol.

  • MrNightpwner
    MrNightpwner 28 дней назад

    Cheap labor makes cheap products.

  • Sam Morgan
    Sam Morgan 29 дней назад

    Change your damn shoes. Can't wear the same pair multiple games in a row

  • Juan Pedroza
    Juan Pedroza 29 дней назад

    First I don’t buy Nike but what people need to understand is that a company like Nike put millions of dollars into RD then have to pay millions and millions to athletes. It would be hard for a company like Nike to make a profit if they wouldn’t make their shoes in third world countries. If you don’t like the product then don’t buy the products.

  • Demetri Janazian
    Demetri Janazian 29 дней назад

    Bro just stfu and get a new pair of shoes. Shit never happens. Youre almost 300 lbs wtf you expect wearing those light shoes.

  • virtual spaceman
    virtual spaceman 29 дней назад +2

    *Adidas has joined chat*

  • Mike G
    Mike G 29 дней назад +1

    Nike sneakers are not quality athletic shoes. Nike has taken a knee when it comes to improving their shoes.

  • Alex DeMoulin
    Alex DeMoulin 29 дней назад +1

    That's why my fat ass wheres Adidas.

  • freshguy601
    freshguy601 29 дней назад +1

    Thats is why Adidas is the way to go. Honestly Nike stopped looking at quality and is selling logo from a long time ago...

  • Wesley Bastian
    Wesley Bastian 29 дней назад +1

    Only way Nike could win this is if they sign Zion and make a shoe specifically for him

  • Rican Cobain
    Rican Cobain 29 дней назад +1

    Something about the way this guy talks reminds me of CM Punk.

  • amstevens23
    amstevens23 29 дней назад +1

    Its not a car, its a shoe..

  • Peter Tran
    Peter Tran 29 дней назад +1

    Nike going to have to sign him for $33.95M now smh

  • Calvin Rodriguez
    Calvin Rodriguez 29 дней назад +1

    Fuck nike.

  • infimion
    infimion 29 дней назад +1

    The shoe only had *glue*

  • Cynthia Wilcox
    Cynthia Wilcox 29 дней назад +2


  • none ya
    none ya 29 дней назад +1

    Poor him

  • Slayerboss
    Slayerboss 29 дней назад +7

    Employ American people and stop manufacturing shoes in China. This is classic China products, cheap

  • Mora UTD
    Mora UTD 29 дней назад +1

    It’s just that the pgs are made cheaply

  • Dusty Davis
    Dusty Davis 29 дней назад +1

    I've never bought a pair of Nike shoes they have been a horrible company for 25 years

  • Dusty Davis
    Dusty Davis 29 дней назад +1

    Some children are getting no pay in some 3rd world country

  • Justin Bieber
    Justin Bieber 29 дней назад +5

    Damn he gon get huge sponsorship from addidas

  • Carlos Berrios
    Carlos Berrios 29 дней назад +1

    Use Adidas

  • Cole Turner
    Cole Turner 29 дней назад +2

    Nike lost me since using Kaperdick as their spokesman.

  • c k
    c k 29 дней назад +1

    Talking heads spouting nonsense.

  • Justin Howard
    Justin Howard 29 дней назад

    If i was in the nba i would make sure and buy my own shoes and make sure they dont leave my sight before the game starts

  • Justin Howard
    Justin Howard 29 дней назад

    Ive never seen shaq rip his shoes just for the record so im not buyin the whole “ shoe cant hold him” speech

  • Justin Howard
    Justin Howard 29 дней назад

    I feel like this was a setup how do you tear a brand new pair of shoes 33 seconds into a game. This suspect to the max 👀👀👀

  • Merv F.
    Merv F. 29 дней назад

    This was not a fluke. Nike has a quality issue. They are clearly finding ways to make their sneakers at a lower cost and as a result sacrificing quality. I just spent $200 on a pair of retro jordan's. I wore them less then 10 times usually for about an hour or two each time. I had a similar experience. The left sneaker split in half while I was playing basketball at a local church. I am 6 ft and 170 pounds so the size excuse of Zion Williamson is a joke. I took the sneakers back to Champs sports where I had purchased them and the manager couldn't believe what he was seeing. I still had the sales receipt and the shoes still looked brand new aside from the split. After stuttering to come up with an excuse he finally landed on "well did you wear them to play basketball?" I wasn't sure what he wanted to hear but after taking a moment to collect myself I responded "they are basketball shoes, aren't they?" He continued huffing and puffing but failing to come up with any additional excuses. He told me there was nothing he could do for me because the shoes were not being made anymore. He suggested I take them to a shoe repair shop. Don't waste your money on expensive nike's. It clearly does not mean better quality.

  • Sat Sonic
    Sat Sonic 29 дней назад

    Nike needs to build a special shoe for Zion

  • MrCdots
    MrCdots 29 дней назад

    Rubber was even torn lol. Like most products made today, low quality mtls because it's light weight or cheaper to purchase. Yet charged 300% markup at min to the consumer end of story.

  • Mad Methodz
    Mad Methodz 29 дней назад

    I’m all about the didas man!