to support an injury to the elbow or bicep or to keep sweat off their shooting hand
Those are actually called "shooting sleeves" and basketball players wear them to help maintain their shooting form.
shooting sleeves keep your arm warm... they also keep your elbows straight when you shoot...NBA players also wear them to cover up inappropriate tattoos and cuts.. and just for style too... Really good NBA players wear them.. like Dwight Howard, Kobe Bryant, and Dwayne Wade
To hide their numerous ugly tattoos
The NBA players wear Beats by Dr.Dre
No current NBA players wear number 28.
It depends on the player and their sponsors, the most common are Nike and Under Armour
Most commonly gym shorts, higher topped shoes than running shoes for ankle support, t-shirt, jersey, and anything that is medical such as ankle braces, knee braces, face guards, etc. Other players wear shooting sleeves, this originally was done to cover tattoos on the players body that were vulgar and the NBA did not want to be associated with.
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1) Manly for looking good 2) Some say it helps the guiding of the ball