The new Basketball Arena is one of the largest temporary venues ever built for a Games. The arena will be one of the most heavily-used venues within the Olympic Park, with competition events taking place almost every day.
Wheelchair Basketball was promoted worldwide by Sir Ludwig Guttman, founder of the Paralympic Games.
Athletes with different disabilities compete together in Wheelchair Basketball. Each player is given a classification that equates to a certain number of points, and each team is required to have a specified minimum points total.
Top Wheelchair Basketball players use specially-designed titanium chairs that cost more than £3,500 and can last for as little as six months during periods of high-level competition.