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Wheelchair basketball is a fast-paced game played by two teams of five players where the object is to shoot the ball into the opposing team’s basket.

Every team is comprised of five players and seven substitutes. The match consists of four periods of ten minutes. If the score is tied at the end of playing time for the fourth period, the match will be continued with an extra period of five minutes or with as many such periods of five minutes as are necessary to break the tie.

Discover more about wheelchair basketball including its history, the basic rules as well as how the classification system works in the sport.

History of Wheelchair Basketball

Basic Rules of Wheelchair Basketball