“It was essential that we incorporate how important New York City is to me,” Anthony said. “It’s where my basketball journey started, and there’s no other city where I’d rather play the game.”
Featuring a simple, premium color scheme, the black/gold colorway features luxury touches, and highlights throughout. As a tribute to his fans, Melo asked the Jordan Brand if he could poll the social media community to name the black/gold shoe, a first ever in the Melo shoe franchise history. This is the "Gold Standard".