The actual reason why Carmelo wears an arm sleve is not because of him wanting to be like LeBron. It is because Carmelo has a tatoo some how rperesenting The street gang known as "The Crips", which the NBA diss-allows NBA players to reveal.
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.
He wears an armband so that sweat dripping from his shoulder and upper arm doesn't get on his hand and make it slipery.
Kobe Wears that sleeve to keep his shooting arm warm helps to keep your arms form getting sore are tense.
1) Manly for looking good
2) Some say it helps the guiding of the ball
cuz he wanted his wrist to be in place
For Style and to endorse the product.
He wears it to protect his 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.
Im pretty sure its either a mcdavid arm sleeve or a nike arm sleeve
Yes for all his NBA games.
Allen Iverson began using a basketball sleeve during the 2000-01 season due to bursitis in his right elbow. Afterward, fans wore the sleeve as a fashion statement, and by 2008, the sleeves were the most popular non-apparel items sold by the league, according to an NBA Store spokesperson.
The goal keeper must wear a jersey distinguishable from his team and the opposing team. This is almost always interpreted to mean he must wear a different color.