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People Freaking Out About The Sneakers Zion Williamson Wore At Workout

zion williamson looks at his shoes after getting hurt vs. unc

DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA - FEBRUARY 20: Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after falling as his shoe breaks against Luke Maye #32 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 20, 2019 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Now that we have a pretty good idea which team Zion Williamson will be playing for next year, one of the only real mysteries surrounding him is which sneaker brand he'll sign for. We may have gotten a big hint based on what he was wearing at a recent workout.

TMZ revealed footage of a Zion Williamson workout in Los Angeles on Thursday. On his feet were a pair of Nike Kyrie 4's.

Given that he's no longer a member of Duke and no longer obligated to wear their shoes per the school's endorsement deal, it definitely got peoples' attention.

One of Zion's Nike shoes famously "exploded" during a game against UNC, resulting in an injury that caused him to miss the rest of the regular season.

Upon his return, Zion began sporting a specially-reinforced Nike Kyrie 4.

If Zion has a preference for the brand, it certainly bodes well for Nike in potential shoe deal negotiations.

Per the TMZ report, ESPN's Jay Williams and legendary former shoe rep Sonny Vaccaro have both said that Zion could be worth a $100 million deal for one of the shoe giants, before he ever steps on the court.

Nike already scored a big pre-draft win by inking Murray State star and presumptive No. 2 overall pick Ja Morant to an endorsement deal.

Landing the top prospect in years on top of Morant would be an absolute coup for the brand.

[TMZ ]