Who should buy the Jordan Melo M13

Carmelo Anthony is one of the most tenured among all Air Jordan athletes. The thirteenth release in his line comes with technologies that aim to deliver comfort, explosive responsiveness, and secure lockdown. This pair is a solid option for you if:

  • You're looking for a Jordan pair that would support your explosive gameplay.
  • You love a monochromatic style and design in a basketball shoe.

Jordan Melo M13 logo

Midsole technologies of Melo M13

The FlightSpeed cushioning system of the Jordan Melo M13 is perhaps the shoe’s crowning technology. It is composed of two of the brand’s most effective breakthroughs: the Zoom Air and the Flight Plate.

Jordan Melo M13 midsole

The Zoom Air uses tightly stretched tensile fabrics to cushion impact and deliver high energy returns. Basically, the fabrics compress upon impact; then, they immediately go back to their original form, producing explosive energy in the process.

Jordan Melo M13 forefoot

The Flight Plate basically enhances the performance of the already effective Zoom Air. What this moderator plate does is evenly distribute the energy produced by the Zoom Air unit. This results in a more balanced out experience of impact absorption and energy explosion.

Jordan Melo m13's enhanced outsole construction

The outsole of the Jordan Melo M13 is made of rubber that features horizontal grooves. The shoe’s grip is enhanced by adding several raised points all over the outsole.

Jordan Melo M13 outsole

Strappy secure lockdown

The upper of the Melo M13 is made of mesh that has the company’s Flight Web system integrated into it. This technology provides a more secure lockdown for the player through the use of webbed straps in the midfoot area.

Jordan Melo M13 lockdown

These straps are integrated with the laces, giving the shoe the flexibility needed to sway with the wearer’s movement.

Grand durable upper of Melo M13

The upper of the Jordan Melo M13 is made of breathable mesh. It has stylish kurim overlays on the lateral side. The shoe’s breathability is enhanced further by its tongue that is made of open-cell mesh.

 Jordan Melo M13 upper mid

The toe cap has fuse overlays to give it more durability. The same is true for the seams.

Jordan Melo M13 upper fore

Melo's signature style

The Melo M13 is a monochromatic offering from the Jordan brand. The lateral side of its mesh upper has kurim overlays that make the shoe extra appealing. A prominent Jumpman logo is also on the lateral side of the shoe. The upper part of the left tongue has the Jumpman logo, the left has the Melo logo.

Jordan Melo M13 style

Facts / Specs

Weight: 357g
Top: Mid
Signature: Carmelo Anthony
Lockdown: Lace-Up
Collection: Jordan Melo
Features: Ankle support
Colorways: Black / White / Purple / Red

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Author
Dimitrije Curcic
Dimitrije Curcic

Dimitrije Curcic has been playing basketball for over 22 years. Like Manu Ginobili, he’s a left-hander whose moves led him to a better career-shooting percentage than the Argentine himself. After playing professionally for 10 years, Dimitrije moved to coaching for two seasons before he became a basketball statistician for StatScore, and FanSided contributor for the San Antonio Spurs. Dimitrije loves to tell hoop stories through numbers and graphics and has been featured on Fansided, FiveThirtyEight, Eurohoops, and TalkBasket among the others.