MB.02 —the latest shoe in LaMelo Ball’s otherworldly PUMA Hoops lineup—embodies the extraordinary talent of its namesake with a one-of-kind aesthetic. Laying the groundwork for this new silhouette is a NITRO foam-infused midsole that mimics Melo’s signature wings. The theme extends onto the engineered woven mesh upper in epic proportion, making a wide-spanning style statement. Tonal metallic accents add a hint of luster to the duotone court-ready kicks, while instantly recognizable “1 of 1” branding reiterates that nothing else even comes close. We’ve never seen anything like LaMelo Ball. Not on this planet, at least. That’s why his first signature PUMA Hoops basketball shoes, the MB.01, looks and performs like nothing else out there.
The galaxy is a vast trove of wonders way beyond our imagination. Bring the wonders of space onto the court with the PUMA Hoops basketball shoes that takes you into orbit. A cosmic colorway comes together with space-age PUMA Hoops tech, like Nitro Foam and specially engineered knit, to make for a pair of kicks that are impossible to imitate. Melo and PUMA Hoops are truly Not From Here.
Designed for the sports enthusiasts out there, now you can look every inch the true basketball fan in our Melo Dime collection. Perform your best with basketball jackets and pants made of moisture-wicking technology to ensure you stay dry and cool, with eye-catching galaxy colours that lets you shine on the courts.
It should be no surprise that LaMelo Ball chooses to don his namesake sneakers when taking to the court.
The LaMelo Ball x PUMA collaboration has been designed for sports enthusiasts who want to dribble, shoot, and score exactly like their idol, harnessing PUMA technology to offer unparalleled grip, support, and style.
Take the PUMA MB.02, for example. With a NITRO foam-infused midsole for superior responsiveness, full-coverage engineered nonslip rubber compound tread pattern and a comfortable, breathable mesh upper; it’s no surprise these belong to the range of kicks LaMelo trusts to elevate his already out-of-this-world gameplay.
If you’re searching for the best basketball shoes to improve your on-court performance – or perhaps just look good off it – the LaMelo MB.02 is an unparalleled option.
First released in December 2022, it’s packed full of the latest PUMA technology, plus rare detailing and graphics that will make it abundantly clear who your hero is.
Regardless of whether you’re dominating defence or making it rain up front, basketball shoes need to be light enough to facilitate speed while solid enough to provide appropriate support and protection.
The good news is that the LaMelo MB basketball shoes walk that fine line perfectly. The NITRO foam-infused midsole is lightweight, supporting high-energy, explosive playing styles, while the engineered mesh upper provides support, comfort, and breathability without sacrificing speed.
The best way to determine how heavy the LaMelo MB kicks are is to try a pair on your own feet today. While you’re at it, why not check out the full LaMelo x PUMA range?
Whether you’re pounding the pavement in a street game or simply looking for a pair of shoes that make a statement, the LaMelo Ball signature shoes are more than appropriate for outside environments.
When it comes to playing outdoors, the full-coverage engineered nonslip rubber compound tread will ensure you remain light on your feet and don’t miss a beat. And when the game is over, the LaMelo Ball branding on the heel and tongue, plus ‘RARE’ graphics on the medial side and outsole, speak to your style and love for all things LaMelo.
Yes, you certainly can (and should) wear LaMelo Ball PUMA shoes outside.
No one would dispute the fact that LaMelo Ball is one of the pre-eminent players in the NBA right now. Known for his accurate yet free-flowing style, few players can compete or are more likely to get fans out of their seats.
So, wouldn’t you want to have his shoes on your feet?
The MB range of basketball shoes represents the latest and greatest in PUMA technology. With unparalleled support and grip, they’re the perfect kicks to take your gameplay to the next level.
Basketball fans: listen up. The task of getting your hands on the shoes worn by the best in the business is well worth your while. PUMA is the official supplier of LaMelo Ball signature shoes and is here to help you reach the same dizzying heights as your hero — or at least look like him.
Shop the full range of LaMelo Ball basketball apparel and shoes at PUMA today.