You would wear a shooting sleeve on the arm that you shoot the ball with.
Im pretty sure its either a mcdavid arm sleeve or a nike arm sleeve
He wears it to protect his shooting arm.
It's actually a sleeve and it keeps his shooting arm warm.
It's a shooting sleeve, a lot of players wear them.Fun Fact: Ray Allen (Boston Celtics) wears a shooting sleeve on one arm during the regular season and a sleeve on both arms in the playoffs.
Kobe Wears that sleeve to keep his shooting arm warm helps to keep your arms form getting sore are tense.
it is called a "sleeve" its to keep sweat off your shooting arm
Really doesn't matter which arm you put your shooting sleeve on, although some basketball players like to put it on their right hand if they are right-handed, or thier left if they are left-handed. Try it with both and see.
Some players wear the shooting sleeve on their non shooting arm to keep their arms from getting scratched up when driving lane etc. as the player(s) guarding them tend to take swipes at them and the ball.
you put the shooting sleeve on whatever arm you shoot with, if you are a righty put it on your right hand if your a lefty put it on your eft hand. the wide end goes up by your shoulder and the thin side goes by your wrist.