The 10 Best Basketball Sneakers to Wear if You Need Extra Ankle Support

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 The 10 Best Basketball Sneakers to Wear if You Need Extra Ankle Support

No. 1 –  Nike LeBron X

Key Features: Hyperfuse upper

The collar on the Nike LeBron X may be a surprise at first. The asymmetrical fit goes lower in the back and higher in the front, allowing the ankle to flex yet remain supportive. The full inner sleeve scores major points for comfort via a snug fit with proper ventilation, putting the LeBron X at the top of our list of most supportive basketball shoes.

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  • Oh Eye See you are one too!

    Glad to see my favorite looking shoe is also a top pick for player safety!!! Never even heard of those Jordan xx8′s.. Interesting design but that price?.?.
    Great article!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1209004360 John Adams

    dwight howard 3 is still the best shoe for ankle since its the tallest . micro g from underarmour is taller, but it looks just like 2 flaps around your ankle. my second choice is the 2011 zig slash , and third would be lebron james, but it cost to much

  • Casey

    The full length air unit in this provides a compressing platform for which the ankle can roll off of so lateral stability is actually more of a risk here…
    Does anybody here actually understand the mechanics of an inverted ankle?

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