National Wheelchair Basketball Association

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National Wheelchair Basketball Association
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Sport Wheelchair Basketball
Founded 1949
No. of teams 181
Country United States
Most recent champion(s) N/A
Official website www.nwba.org

National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA) is composed of 181 wheelchair basketball teams within twenty-two conferences. Founded in 1949 by Tim Nugent, the NWBA today consists of men's, women's, intercollegiate, and youth teams throughout the United States of America and Canada.

The International Wheelchair Basketball Federation (IWBF) recognizes the NWBA as the National Organization for Wheelchair Basketball (NOWB) for the United States.

See also[edit]

  • Harry Vines (1938–2006) - former NWBA president and Hall of Fame member

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