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Kicksology: Jordan Brand Melo M11 Performance Review

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€142.00

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by Zac Dubasik
For a player on his 11th shoe, Carmelo Anthony hasn’t always been the most popular signature athlete. Yet at the same time, his line has been one of my favorite signature lines of the modern era, thanks to its consistency in performance. You probably wouldn’t catch me wearing any of them off court, but beginning with the M7, they have been among my favorite sneakers to play in each of the past five seasons.
The 11th edition to the line is no exception to that rule, and it's one of the best yet. The M11 picks up right where the M10 left off, once again bringing Flight Plate to the table. Rather than sharing a tooling with the game shoe like it did last season, the M11 features its own – and I actually preferred its tooling to the already fantastic XX9. The Air Jordan XX8 (and M10) featured a split midsole, with a carbon fiber midfoot shank joining the two sides. On the XX9, a tendril was added to the midfoot to supposedly help provide a smoother transition.
Unfortunately, I found it hurt the transition, rather than help it. The M11’s construction is more similar to the XX8 or M10 tooling, which for me is the benchmark in terms of transition. Straight out of the box, it flexed like you’d been wearing i...
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428927
4391028
44101129
45111230
46121331
47131432
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385825
396926
4071027
4181128
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