Basketball sleeves help with the blood flow in the arm muscles, and as a result oxygenation throughout these muscles is also enhanced. If you are a player that regularly shoots while playing, and yes, not every player regularly shoots while playing, you know the importance of your shooting arm being warm.
For them, it’s enough that they feel good in them, play good, and while they are injury-free, they don’t change a thing. Except for comfort, they look good in compression tights, and they don’t even care how other people will perceive them for wearing them. Basketball players are people, just like everyone else.
The Nike Elite Crew Basketball Socks offer a supportive fit and feel thanks to an arch band, while zonal cushioning helps absorb impact as you run the court. Exceptional Comfort. Extra cushioning at key pressure points delivers comfort where you need it most. Secure Fit. A dynamic arch band contours around the foot for a locked-in fit. Great Grip
"These socks provide great comfort and stability for precise movements while playing basketball. They eliminated the need for additional ankle wraps."
Wear them in the backyard for 15 minutes or walk the dog in your new basketball shoes. This will help relax the stiffness of the shoe and help you identify potential areas of irritation before you need to wear the footwear for hours on end. 2. Right Size Socks – Make sure you also have appropriate socks underneath your new shoes. If your socks are low cut, your heel or the bony parts of your ankle may rub against the shoe and cause blisters.
According to Dr. Botek, while there’s not a lot of evidence to support “a mechanism of action” for athletes wearing compression socks, there has been some evidence that it can help recovery.
The question is: does wearing two pairs of socks really keep your feet warm, though? According to sockaddict.com, there are five main reasons to wear socks. “Manage moisture, reduce stress on feet, protect shoes from germs and stains, and protect feet from germs and blister.”
I’m not sure it is used widely though, but it’s hard to tell for sure. There are many that do double-sock and get the blister prevention results they need. Others presumably don’t an move on to something else. A final thought. Assuming a double sock system reduces friction significantly, it does so all over the foot.