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Nike Basketball Shoe Blowout May Be a ‘Classic’ Liability Case

The high-profile failure of a Nike Inc. basketball shoe on Wednesday night was more than an epic embarrassment for the athletic brand. It could be a product-liability case. Duke University star freshman Zion Williamson—the consensus No. 1 pick in this year’s National Basketball Association draft—sprained his knee when his Nike sneaker fell apart. He tumbled…

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