Nike Zoom LeBron III "China" vs. Air Jordan Melo 5.5 "Away"
Game: Denver Nuggets @ Cleveland Cavaliers (12/15/2005)
Stats: LeBron: 26 points, 9 assists; Carmelo: 23 points, 5 rebounds
Winner: Cavaliers 94-85
Sneaker Winner: Nike Zoom LeBron III "China"
Carmelo's first signature shoes left a little bit to be desired from his hardcore fans and James' camp at Nike started breaking out new concept colorways with the IIIs, including one of the longest running ones — the Chinas.