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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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  1. View Details DonJoy Velocity Ankle Brace - LS Model
    $123.69
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    Rating:
    91%
    (57) Reviews
    An extremely comfortable brace that offers support to help prevent ankle sprains. Great for the active person! Learn More
  2. View Details Bionic Ankle Brace - Black
    DonJoy Performance Bionic Ankle Brace
    Special Price $36.54 Regular Price $45.99
    On Sale 21% Off Save $9.45
    Rating:
    80%
    (14) Reviews
    60° molded stabilizer to reduce rolls and sprains Learn More
  3. View Details Aircast A60 Ankle Support Black
    $36.41
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    Rating:
    92%
    (36) Reviews
    Offers a mild level of support that is great at preventing injuries. Very easy to apply. Learn More
  4. View Details Aircast Air-Stirrup Ankle Brace
    $37.74
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    Rating:
    90%
    (47) Reviews
    Provides moderate support and compression utilizing Aircell technology. Ideal for preventing and recovering from Grade I or II ankle sprains. Learn More
  5. View Details donjoy rocketsoc ankle support lace up
    $65.89
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    Rating:
    73%
    (12) Reviews
    Uses straps to help prevent lateral sprains without restricting range of motion. Learn More
  6. View Details TriZone Ankle Support - Slime - Hex
    DonJoy Performance Trizone Ankle Support
    Special Price $42.39 Regular Price $55.99
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    Rating:
    79%
    (29) Reviews
    Low-profile compression sleeve for warmth and mild support Learn More
  7. View Details donjoy performance pod ankle brace Black front - On Body
    DonJoy Performance POD® ANKLE BRACE
    Special Price $53.54 Regular Price $64.99
    On Sale 18% Off Save $11.45
    Rating:
    88%
    (71) Reviews
    Alternative to taping: A light, low-profile ankle support for active individuals. Learn More
  8. View Details Bionic Stirrup Ankle Brace - On Skin - Front Right
    DonJoy Performance Bionic Stirrup Ankle Brace
    Special Price $61.59 Regular Price $79.99
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    Rating:
    85%
    (11) Reviews
    Maximum ankle protection to protect and help prevent a sprain, strain, roll or instability, without all the bulk. Learn More
  9. View Details Anaform Lace-Up Ankle Brace - On-Skin Right
    Special Price $33.14 Regular Price $38.99
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    Rating:
    95%
    (4) Reviews
    Nylon lace-up brace to provide ankle support. Learn More
  10. View Details Bionic Speed Wrap Ankle - X-Large
    DonJoy Performance Bionic Speed-Wrap Ankle
    Special Price $39.94 Regular Price $49.99
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    Rating:
    70%
    (2) Reviews
    Quick-lace design with figure-8 straps and removable stays for durable ankle support. Learn More
  11. View Details Aircast AirSport+ X-Large Left
    Aircast® AirSport+®
    $41.92
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    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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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.

Looking for additional support while you play? Browse our selection of basketball braces to protect your knees, wrists, elbows, and more while you ball it up.