July 13, 2011 BY John Kim
Despite the vast number of Air Jordan XII Player Exclusives made for him, Carmelo Anthony doesn’t cite the AJ12 as one of his favorites. In fact, it’s the Air Jordan IX that is dear to Melo’s heart, because he was never able to afford Air Jordans during his youth and only got to play ball in Jays once Oak Hill Academy became sponsored by Jordan Brand. Here’s a closer look at an Air Jordan XII PE in Black/Powder Blue that was made for Melo during his days as a Denver Nugget; it features the familiar two-toned color-blocking with Carmelo’s shortened nickname stitched on the rear heels of the shoe. Are these the best Air Jordan XII Melo PEs we’ve shown you? How about the White/University Blue, the White/Varsity Maize, or the University Blue/White? Take a look below and let us know which is your favorite.