A finger sleeve is worn by
basketballplayers to enhance grip on the ball during a shot and to prevent the ball from rolling or slipping to the top of the fingers.Fact|date=April 2007 It is the player's preference on which finger the sleeve is worn. Many choose to wear more than one finger sleeve, such as Reggie Miller. The use of the finger sleeve is authorized and approved by the NBA(National Basketball Association).In many cases the finger sleeve is worn for protection instead performing some sort of taping job on the digit.
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