Compression Socks for Basketball | 3,000 5 Star Reviews – Nurse Yard


Basketball Compression Socks

Nurse Yard Core

Compression Socks

$ 32.99 USD$ 32.99 USD
  • Arch Support

  • Graduated Pressure

  • Helps Prevent Varicose Veins

  • Reduces Leg and Ankle Swelling

  • Cuts Down Fatigue and Alleviates Pain

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Basketball may be a low-contact sport, but it’s high-intensity for your ankles and calves. Jumping, running, and twisting can strain your muscles, which can cause cramps, spasms, and post-game muscle soreness. Regular basketball socks can’t help with this.

Nurse Yard’s compression socks for basketball players protect your legs from shin splints, stabilize your ankles, and support your muscles and connective tissue to prevent injuries. They also improve blood flow in your legs, which helps athletes perform at a higher level for longer. 

If you’re an avid basketball player looking for a simple way to improve performance and recovery, order a pair of Nurse Yard’s compression socks today! 

How Do Nurse Yard’s Compression Socks Help Basketball Players?

When it comes to athletic performance, the right pair of compression socks can give you an edge by helping you perform better for longer. Graduated pressure around from ankle to knee delays muscle fatigue and improves circulation. Well-conditioned muscles can run for longer, and good circulation oxygenates your body to keep your performance from flagging. 

Additionally, basketball socks help you recover more quickly after a game. Compression prevents fluid retention in your feet and legs, which reduces the swelling and general soreness associated with athletic activities.  

How Our Compression Socks for Basketball Players Differ

Above all else, the best compression socks for athletes have to be durable—when you play hard, you expect your compression socks to keep up. At Nurse Yard, our compression socks are infused with features that make them more comfortable and effective. From the cushioned ankle and no-slip cuff to the graduated, wave-knit that provides the perfect amount of compression, our socks will help prevent muscle cramps and soreness, swelling, and strained connective tissue.

As a bonus, our basketball socks also have arch supports and cushioned ankles to help protect your joints. Whether you’re on a team or play for fun, every basketball player can benefit from Nurse Yard’s compression socks.

Risk Free 60 Day Guarantee

We proudly stand behind our product, which is why we offer a lengthy guarantee.

If for any reason you are not fully satisfied with your purchase, return it within 60 days of your purchase for a full refund.

Compression Details

20-30 mmHg of graduated pressure. The perfect balance of compression... Not too tight, yet not loose! The ideal amount of support.

Fabric & Care

Our socks are made of 80% Nylon + 20% Spandex. Recommended to air dry to prevent shrinkage and for a longer lasting sock. Wash cold. No fabric softener.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Do Compression Socks for Basketball Do?

Running, jumping, and pivoting during basketball games puts a lot of pressure and stress on your feet and legs. Over time, the physical stress from playing basketball can cause conditions like shin splints or plantar fasciitis. 

Compression socks for basketball support your legs from ankle to knee, reducing the chances of injury, supporting your muscles and connective tissue, and relieving pain afterward. Our basketball socks also improve circulation, which reduces soreness and discomfort after games.

What Is Nurse Yard’s Specialized Compression Sock Design?

When we designed our compression socks for basketball players, we took special care to blend practicality with comfort and style. This resulted in a basketball sock that has: 

  • Breathable fabric to keep feet dry
  • Lightly supported arches to absorb impact
  • Extra cushioning in the ankles to prevent chafing
  • Wave-knit graduated compression snug comfort
  • No-slip cuffs to keep your socks where they belong

What Size Basketball Compression Sock Do I Need?

To determine your compression sock size, you need a soft measuring tape and your shoe size. Simply measure the widest part of your calf, and compare that number plus your shoe size to our size chart. 

For instance, if you wear a men’s size 11 shoe and have a 15-inch calf circumference, our men’s size XXL sock will likely be your best fit. 

If your measurements place you between sizes, it’s important to know that our basketball socks have a roomier fit in the foot. If you like snug socks, it’s best to choose the smaller size.

Does Nurse Yard Sell Different Colors & Sizes Of Compression Socks?

Nurse Yard’s compression socks for basketball players come in men’s and women’s sizes from S/M to 3XL, and they come in the following colors:  

  • Black: black and gray design
  • White: white and gray design
  • Blue: blue and gray with white toe and heel
  • Pink: pink and gray with white heel and toe
  • Green: green and gray design
  • Orange: orange and gray with black toe and heel

How Tight Are Nurse Yard’s Basketball Compression Socks?

Nurse Yard designed our compression socks to fit snugly to stay in place no matter how much you jump and run. Simultaneously, graduated compression keeps them from digging into the skin.

Where Does Nurse Yard Ship From?

Our durable, stylish compression socks ship from our main warehouse in Phoenix, AZ.

How Long Does Nurse Yard Shipping Take?

After placing your order, you should receive your compression socks in 3 to 5 business days. Additionally, at Nurse Yard, shipping is always free.

Benefits of Nurse Yard’s Compression Socks for Basketball Players

The improved circulation that Nurse Yard’s compression socks provide helps deliver oxygen and nutrients to the muscles, allowing them to work more efficiently and recover faster. This can lead to increased endurance, better balance, and improved jumping ability on the court.

Additionally, our compression socks offer a layer of protection from the strain basketball players put on their feet and lower legs. During a game, players are constantly running, jumping, and making sudden movements. Compression socks help stabilize the muscles and joints, reducing the risk of sprains, strains, and other types of injuries. 

Lastly, Nurse Yard’s compression socks can help prevent blisters and chafing, which can be a common problem for basketball players who sweat heavily during a game. The breathable material provides a barrier between the foot and the shoe, which reduces friction and keeps the skin protected. 

Customer Reviews

Based on 5341 reviews
No more legs pain !!!!!!

Totally recommend this stockings. I just have 3 days wearing them and the feet and legs pain gone. The best brand so far if you spend so many hours standing up.
The customer service is awesome too!!! I had a mistake on my address and they helped me so quick to fix my second delivery.

Thank you for taking the time to share your positive experience with our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks! We're so glad to hear that they have helped relieve your leg pain and that you find them to be the best brand for long hours of standing. Our team is always happy to provide excellent customer service, and we're glad we could assist with the address mistake quickly. We appreciate your recommendation and hope our socks continue to provide you with comfort and support.

Aubrey Quiroz
Best Compression ever!!!

My legs are not hurting at the end of my day. I feel like I can keep going with these socks

Hi Aubrey! Thank you so much for your kind review of our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks. We're thrilled to hear that they are providing relief for your legs and allowing you to keep going strong throughout your day. Our goal is to make sure our customers are comfortable and supported, and we're happy to know we've achieved that with you. Thanks again for choosing our product!

Paula Cable
New customer

Your customer service is wonderful. Needed a larger size and you shipped them right away. I have the black and Grey core socks. The Grey pattern looks and feels like k tape. All the patterns provide the perfect support. Really like the band at the knee. Actually had room for the lymph to move up to the torso. Best of all worlds. Will absolutely get more. Thanks Paula

Hi Paula! Thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks. We're thrilled to hear that our customer service was able to assist you in finding the perfect size and that you're enjoying the support and comfort of our socks. We take pride in providing the best experience for our customers and we're so happy to have you as a new customer. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Take care!

Nicole Tucker
Da Bomb!

Both me and hubby are nurses and these are the best ones of all the ones we have tried!

Hi Nicole!

We're thrilled to hear that you and your husband are loving our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks! We pride ourselves on providing high-quality products that truly make a difference for healthcare professionals like yourselves. Thank you for choosing us and for taking the time to leave a review. We appreciate your support and wish you all the best in your nursing careers!


These were so much more comfortable than another brand I tried, it is hard to explain how, but my legs feel supported and better at the end of a long day.

Hi there! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so glad to hear that our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks were able to provide you with the support and comfort you need during those long shifts. We put a lot of effort into making our products top-notch, so it's always great to hear positive feedback. Thanks again for choosing our brand!

Such a relief to find this product.

Several years ago I had an infection that started in my right leg. It initially looked like a bug bite but then began to throb and have electric like shocks. After seeking medical attention and received some good and bad advice on remedying this issue it had gotten worse and after receiving a biopsy on my left leg that also become infected, I ended in up wound care at our local hospital. There I was told even when I recovered from the infection I would need to wear compression stockings for the rest of my life. Fast-forward after trying several companies I had some success but most compression socks I tried would be tight but didn't relieve the swelling at times or the pain, until I tried Nurses Yard. These have been a welcome find and I wear them all the time. My doctor is surprised as he said most people don't listen to him , I told him to recommend Nurses Yard because they really work.

Dear KJ,

We are so glad to hear that our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks have provided you with much-needed relief. We understand the struggle of finding the right compression socks and we are thrilled that you have found success with our product.

Thank you for sharing your experience with us and for trusting in our brand. We will continue to provide high-quality products that meet the needs of our customers.

Wishing you continued health and wellness.

Customer Service at Nurse Yard

Linda Queen
Neuropathy help

Best thing I have tried for my neuropathy in my feet and ankles.

Hi Linda,

Thank you for your kind feedback on our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks. We're thrilled to hear that they have been helpful for your neuropathy in your feet and ankles. Our goal is to provide comfort and support for our customers, and we're glad that our product has been able to do that for you. Thank you for choosing Nurse Yard, and we wish you continued relief with our compression socks.

Nurse Yard Customer Service Team

Josephine Baratta
Best fit ever!!

These stockings were recommended by my dental hygienist , She showed me them on her legs at the office. She couldn't say enough about haw comfortable they are. My doctor told me to get compression hose because my legs swell. I've tried many only to return them because I have a large leg and I felt like they were squeezing me too hard. Then I tried Nurse Guard which are just wonderful ! I had little bit of a hard time getting them on, but once on I didn't notice any discomfort and wore them all day.

Thank you for your positive review of our Nurse Yard CORE Compression Socks! We're so glad to hear that they are the best fit ever for you. We're happy to have been recommended by your dental hygienist and that our socks are comfortable for all-day wear. We understand the struggle of finding compression hose that fit comfortably for larger legs, and we're happy to hear that our socks are a great fit for you. Thank you for choosing Nurse Yard and we hope to continue providing you with quality products in the future.