After leading Syracuse to their first ever NCAA tournament title in 2003, we knew Carmelo Anthony would be a name to remember once he hit NBA. Twelve seasons and 11 signature shoe models later, ‘Melo is one of the most recognizable names in basketball, and of the Jordan Brand signature athletes. He has seven All-Star selections, six All-NBA selections, two Olympic gold medals, and a league scoring title.
Like the player, the Jordan Melo line has evolved to perform better. The Jordan Melo M11 is equipped with Jordan’s signature FlightPlate technology, which is designed to harness and return energy from every step for an explosive liftoff. The upper features synthetic leather for durability and comfort, alongside perforated finishes for breathability. The heel features a foam material that improves strength, and a webbed strapping system to help keep your foot in lock.
This year’s iteration of the Jordan Melo is inspired by Anthony’s hometown of New York City, telling a specific element of ‘Melo’s story in each colorway. The “Concrete Island” colorway is influenced by the grit and shine of cities streets and features graffiti designs and vibrant colors. The “Jordan Family” colorway pays homage to the classic Jordan (red/white/black) colors and the rivalry between Michael Jordan and the New York Knicks. The “Red Hook Sunset” colorway hits home for ‘Melo, as its inspired by childhood memories living at Red Hook projects in Brooklyn, New York. Last but not least, the “Black/Gold” colorway pays tribute to the fans, as they are given the power to name the first ever black/gold ‘Melo colorway via social media.
The Jordan Melo M11 is one of the best basketball sneakers going into 2015. It’s equipped with innovative performance technology to improve your game, and riddled with detail that will impress any sneakerhead. Starting on January 3, you will be able to get your hands on the launch colorway of the Jordan Melo M11 at Champs Sports to take your game to the next level.
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