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1) Manly for looking good

2) Some say it helps the guiding of the ball

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Q: Why do NBA players wear a shooting sleeve on their left arm?
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On what arm should I wear my shooting sleeve?

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.

Why does carmelo Anthony cover his tattoos on his left arm?

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.

Why does Dwight Howard wear his shooting sleeve on his left hand rather than his right hand?

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.

What arm do you wear a shooting sleeve on?

You would wear a shooting sleeve on the arm that you shoot the ball with.

What brand shooting sleeve do NBA players wear?

It depends on the player and their sponsors, the most common are Nike and Under Armour

Can you wear a shooting sleeve in high school?


Some basketball players wear a full length arm elastic support what is it called?

it is called a "sleeve" its to keep sweat off your shooting arm

What brand shooting sleeve does rajon rondo wear?

Im pretty sure its either a mcdavid arm sleeve or a nike arm sleeve

Can you wear a shooting sleeve in high school basketball?

you cant wear it unless you have a doctors note !!

Why does Antwan Jamison wear one sleeve?

He wears it to protect his shooting arm.

What do basketball players wear on their elbows?

Shooting sleeves.

What arm do you wear a basketball shooting sleeve on if you r right handed?

i just wear one on my left all the time but either one it really don't matter some people wear one on both arms

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