No Such Thing as a Bad Sleeve

Before I start writing something a little more substantial for later tonight or later this week (I’m feeling ambitious, so next post might be a long one), I wanted to comment quickly on the Golden State Warriors’ new uniforms. In case you haven’t seen them, here they are:

Warriors Uni

I know, pretty cool right? Seems odd that the photographers would have Harrison Barnes wear a shirt under his jersey for the picture, though. Wait, the sleeves are part of the jersey?! Yes. Yes! YES!!!!!

I want to be absolutely clear – I am absolutely, unequivocally, 100% in favor of any and all things sleeve related. Yes, even these beauties:

Notice how strongly she's able to push due to the extra shoulder support.

Notice how strongly she’s able to push due to the extra shoulder support.

I know people always say fashion is cyclical, so many will try to explain the recent growth of basketball’s sleeve obsession in recent years as a rebirth of the past. But I, however, have a different theory. Continue reading