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Paying homage to Carmelo Anthony's Puerto Rican roots (and those of his wife La La), the Jordan Brand has produced Allen Largin's Future Sole Melo M7 in an exclusive "Puerto Rican Day Parade" colorway. The shoe, which already features a great amount of Melo personalization and a tribute to his late sister, takes on the colors of Puerto Rico's national flag. Varsity Red leather serves as the base of the shoe, while royal blue leather works the tongue and an overlay wrapping the heel. White handles the inner liner and laces, as well as branding and personalization throughout. Blue returns for the midsole and encases a red visible Max Air unit, leaving white rubber to finish off the outsole.
Melo had his own float in this past weekend's Puerto Rican Day Parade. Check out more photos of his PE below.