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.
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.
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.
Im pretty sure its either a mcdavid arm sleeve or a nike arm sleeve
Yes for all his NBA games.
He has a sleeve tattoo on his left arm, but a half sleeve on this right arm
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.
I'm guessing it's to keep his arm warm
professional baseball players wear the sleeve to keep their throwing arm warm so it doesn't take as much throws to warm-up their arms.
Yes, an arm sleeve is safe to use while exercising. The important thing is to make sure that the sleeve will not catch on anything, and possible cause injury that way. Always make sure to tie your hair back, and tuck in clothing when working out on exercise machines.
Tattoos can be applied to one's arm in full sleeve or half sleeve applications. The main difference between full sleeve tattoos and half sleeve tattoos is how much tattoo covers the arm.
ray wears a shooter sleeve to stop defenders from scratching his arm after Rip Hamilton did so several times in the 2008 Eastern Conference Finals
Ya. I think that's what it is. They are very popular right now. I got a baseball one at www.customsportssleeves.com. Hope this helps!
it depends on which sport you play if it is American football then no do not wear it on your good arm because the friction is decreased and the football is more likely to slip