At the early hours of today,news broke out that the Jordan Brand won’t extend Carmelo Anthony signature line after its run of 13 Jordan sneakers,which includes the Melo M13 which carmelo has worn throughout the preseason.
Based on the report gathered,Carmelo Anthony will be rocking various Air Jordans such as the Air Jordan 32,special player exclusives of retro model.Rather than creating the 14th signature sneaker with Jordan Brand.And may be possibly having a remixed version of his very first signature model.
However,the Oklahoma City Thunder star has come out to label it a false rumor.
Meanwhile,Jordan Brand has released a statement as regards their partnership with Carmelo,stating “no decision have been finalized about future models.The statement states;
“Melo is a long-time and respected member of the Jordan family. As is the case with all Jordan family athletes, we work together with Melo on a footwear plan each year, and no decisions have been finalized about future models. Any decision made will be a collaborative one between Melo and Jordan Brand.”
Carmelon Anthony who will be entering his 15th season with the NBA and his signature line is the fifth-longest longest in NBA history ,behind only Michael Jordan (32 models), Kobe Bryant (17, across Nike and Adidas), LeBron James (15) and Allen Iverson (14).
Carmelo Anthony’s relationship with the Jordan Brand stretches wayback to his highschool days.Where he emerged as one top prep stars while playing for the Oak Hill Academy, a team being sponsored by the Jordan Brand. After that ,he wore the air Jordan XVIII during Syracuse’s 2003 national championship
Later that summer,Carmelo Anthony became the first rookie to get signed to the Jordan Brand having his own signature shoe in the works.Carmelo Anthony rookie season in custom Denver Nuggets colors,saw him rock a mix of both retro and modern Air Jordans,such as the XII,XIII,XVII,XIX and XX.
It appears that Carmelo Anthony’s potential change of sneakers won’t be his only change of appearance this coming season as his team Oklahoma City Thunder has already witnessed a change of uniform.