Nike Designer Tweets That Injured Player Shouldn’t Have Chosen adidas [Headlines]
Jason Petrie snarkily commented that Bulls player Derrick Rose might not have torn his ACL if he hadn't been wearing the rival brands shoes.
Yahoo is carrying an interesting story about a designer at Nike who sent out what some might call a cheeky remark about a basketball player who got injured. Derrick Rose suffered a season-ending ACL tear during the Chicago Bulls’ 103-91 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in a game for their first-round playoff series – and Jason Petrie sent out a tweet suggesting that the player wouldn’t have been injured if he had been wearing other shoes:
From the Twitter account of Jason Petrie, a “senior footwear designer at Nike,” according to LinkedIn, and the designer of the popular Nike basketball sneakers worn and endorsed by Miami Heat star LeBron James: