Basketball players wear sleeves on the arm they shoot with so it stays warm. In addition it is an extension of the wrist sweat bands from the old days, keeping the sweat from running down their arm and onto their shooting hand. Keeping their shooting hand dry is important for feel on the ball when passing, dribbling and shooting.
For Style and to endorse the product.
Sweatbands, wristbands, shooting sleeves, and some have specially designed sneakers
there just basketball shooting sleeves
to support an injury to the elbow or bicep or to keep sweat off their shooting hand
They wear long sleeves of the same color. They wear long sleeves of the same color. === ===
Those are actually called "shooting sleeves" and basketball players wear them to help maintain their shooting form.
Many players wear arm sleeves because they do not want to get turf burn. Turf burns are more relevant on the older style of turf.
they dont wear long sleeves because they are running around and not getting cold
To hide their numerous ugly tattoos