The New York Rollin’ KNICKS won the 2022 National Wheelchair Basketball Championship (NWBA) on April 2, 2022 in Wichita, Kansas beating the Dallas Wheelchair Mavericks 59-53.
This year’s NWBA National Championship Series featured a total of 40 teams from the Adult Division and 50 teams from the Junior Division. All Adult Divisions began playing on Thursday, March 31st and ended on Saturday, April 2nd. This was the 74th season for the NWBA.
Heading into the National Tournament, the Rollin’ KNICKS were seeded #2 in the country. Team roster was Steve Serio, Patrick Anderson, Christopher Bacon, Kevin Grant, Joe Gugliotta, and Ryan Martin.
Co-sponsored by the New York KNICKS/Madison Square Garden, Westchester Independent Living Center (WILC) and the Wheelchair Sports Federation this was the team’s 4th NWBA Championship. They also won the Championship in 2014, 2018, and 2019. After not playing for the past 2 years due to COVID restrictions, this was a major season and Tournament for the NWBA. Steve Serio of the Rollin’ KNICKS was the MVP.
For more information and/or to watch saved livestreams, visit the NWBA’s Facebook page.