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jenningstoMU

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OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« on: November 24, 2009, 09:38:42 PM »
what is the purpose of that white sleeve that acker wears? it doesn't seem like it would help anything... and it looks really really dumb. Is it like a fashion thing trying to look like AI or something?

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2009, 09:41:07 PM »
From my understanding, it's a compression sleeve that's supposed to keep the body part underneath it warm.  It probably also acts as a support for his elbow ala knee sleeves if he has poor joints. 

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2009, 09:48:20 PM »
Nothing about him looks dumb when he goes 3/4 from 3 point range.

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2009, 09:54:46 PM »
Nothing about him looks dumb when he goes 3/4 from 3 point range.

Yes.  I am more concerned with how our guys play than what they wear on court.

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2009, 10:06:31 PM »
DJ did the same thing. It didn't do much to help his shot.
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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2009, 10:13:49 PM »
what is the purpose of that white sleeve that acker wears? it doesn't seem like it would help anything... and it looks really really dumb. Is it like a fashion thing trying to look like AI or something?

You must also have dome questions about players' jockstraps?

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2009, 10:17:27 PM »
You must also have dome questions about players' jockstraps?

ummm... a dome question? i think you meant dumb but i don't see how that's even related.

i understand the one that lazar wore for a while last year, and the one that lebron wears, that has the pad on the elbow, but ackers is just a little sleeve

MUCrew

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2009, 10:18:52 PM »
You must also have dome questions about players' jockstraps?

maybe he can talk to Devin Hester about them?

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2009, 10:20:40 PM »
From the item description:

# NIKE Pro Compression Therma Sleeves feature:  Slip on sleeves are 92% polyester, 8% spandex
# Therma-FIT fabric resists heat loss
# Compression fit helps keep you warm and dry
# Contrasting top stitching accents
# Gripper band on the inside top of sleeve for a no-slip wear
# Open hem
# NIKE Swoosh logo at sleeve hem
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jenningstoMU

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2009, 10:36:07 PM »
hmmmm. well maybe they need to turn up the heat in the BC if is arm is getting too cold.

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #10 on: November 24, 2009, 10:44:54 PM »
it might be a comfort level thing. Rip Hamilton wore a facemask even though he didn't need to because he was comfortable with it on and uncomfortable with it off.

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #11 on: November 24, 2009, 10:55:31 PM »
it might be a comfort level thing. Rip Hamilton wore a facemask even though he didn't need to because he was comfortable with it on and uncomfortable with it off.

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #12 on: November 24, 2009, 11:08:08 PM »
it might be a comfort level thing. Rip Hamilton wore a facemask even though he didn't need to because he was comfortable with it on and uncomfortable with it off.

I thought Rip wears the mask because he's broken his nose so many times and it is now extremely fragile?

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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #13 on: November 25, 2009, 07:12:08 AM »
I thought Rip wears the mask because he's broken his nose so many times and it is now extremely fragile?

Nope, it is now superstition. He just feels he plays better with it on.
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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #14 on: November 25, 2009, 07:17:00 AM »
hmmmm. well maybe they need to turn up the heat in the BC if is arm is getting too cold.

I hope to God they don't turn the heat up any more than it already is, or they'll have to hire someone to follow Buzz around to squeegee the floor.
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Re: OT - ackers little sleeve thingy
« Reply #15 on: November 25, 2009, 03:13:35 PM »
I hope to God they don't turn the heat up any more than it already is, or they'll have to hire someone to follow Buzz around to squeegee the floor.

That poor guy sweats through more suits than I can count! But you gotta love it!