Basketball Ankle Braces & Support

The most common injury in basketball is a rolled ankle and often appears as a high ankle sprain. With the amount of quick cuts and speedy turnarounds in basketball, it is crucial to protect the ankle. The best type of ankle brace for basketball features sturdy, high-ankle support to prevent lateral sprains. Our bracing experts recommend lace-up, stirrup, and velcro style braces to help you treat and prevent a twisted ankle at your next game. Looking for the best and highest amount of ankle protection on the court without impeding performance? Look no further than the DonJoy Velocity. Learn more about the best ankle brace for basketball players and stay in the game.

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  • DonJoy

    Velocity Ankle Brace

    An extremely comfortable brace that offers support to help prevent ankle sprains. Great for the active person! Read More

    DonJoy Performance

    Bionic Ankle Brace

    Regular Price: $45.99

    Special Price $36.54

    60° molded stabilizer to reduce rolls and sprains Read More
  • Aircast

    A60 Ankle Support

    Offers a mild level of support that is great at preventing injuries. Very easy to apply. Read More
  • Lace-up design with figure-8 strapping for extra support Read More
  • Aircast

    Airsport Ankle Brace

    Provides moderate support and compression utilizing Aircell technology. Ideal for preventing and recovering from Grade I or II ankle sprains. Read More
  • DonJoy

    RocketSoc Lace-Up Ankle

    Uses straps to help prevent lateral sprains without restricting range of motion. Read More
  • DonJoy Performance

    Trizone Ankle Compression Sleeve

    Regular Price: $55.99

    Special Price $42.39

    Low-profile compression sleeve for warmth and mild support Read More
  • Aircast


    The ankle brace is designed to support and stabilize the ankle and to limit the risk of inversion and eversion with:
    • Ankle ligament lesions (distortions, tears)
    • Moderate to severe ankle sprains
    • Conservative, prophylactic use
    • Post-operative use
    • Chronic ankle ligament instability
    • Note: For maximum comfort and support, wear an absorbent sock and a laced athletic shoe when wearing the brace and take care not to damage clothing when attaching / detaching velcro straps.
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    DonJoy Performance

    Anaform Lace-Up Ankle Brace

    Regular Price: $38.99

    Special Price $33.14

    Nylon lace-up brace to provide ankle support. Read More

    DonJoy Performance


    Regular Price: $64.99

    Special Price $53.54

    Alternative to taping: A light, low-profile ankle support for active individuals. Read More

    DonJoy Performance

    Bionic Speed-Wrap Ankle

    Regular Price: $49.99

    Special Price $39.94

    Quick-lace design with figure-8 straps and removable stays for durable ankle support. Read More

    DonJoy Performance

    Bionic Stirrup Ankle Brace

    Regular Price: $79.99

    Special Price $61.59

    Maximum ankle protection to protect and help prevent a sprain, strain, roll or instability, without all the bulk. Read More

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Prevent Ankle Sprains with Ankle Braces for Basketball

Ankle sprains can take a long time to completely heal. With a high chance of rolling your ankle while playing basketball, it becomes increasingly important to protect and fully support your ankle. Ankles injuries during basketball usually occur when a player jumps up for a rebound and lands on someone else’s foot on accident or missteps as they come down. Another common occurrence is when the foot gets caught between other player’s feet and the foot is held in place while the ankle is being twisted in another direction. Lastly, it may occur due to ankle instability due to quick cuts on the court. An ankle brace can provide adequate support for a previously injured ankle or for prevention purposes. There are a variety of ankle braces based on what you are looking for whether you need more support due to a current injury or something lighter for prevention purposes but still gives the support needed.

Not sure which brace is right for you? Learn more about different braces for basketball players to find the right brace or try our Brace Advisor to help you with recommendations based on your needs and usage.

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