Sleeves. We just can’t stop talking about them in reference to the NBA. While just .3 percent of all NBA games are played in sleeves, adidas and the NBA have teamed up for some high-profile events with them, including Christmas Day games in 2013 and the Feb. 16 All-Star game. I went in-depth with officials from both adidas and the NBA to explain the purpose behind the sleeves, how we’ve gotten to where we are and where we will be going. Take a read in my Sports Illustrated feature here.