Are the rules the same in wheelchair basketball as they are in able-bodied basketball?
For the most part, the rules are the same. Wheelchair basketball is played on a regulation sized, hardwood basketball court. The lines are the same as you would see on a high school or college sized court (i.e. free throw, three point line, etc.). Your chair is considered part of your body, so a degree of contact is allowed when playing defense, setting a pick or boxing out for a rebound. For dribbling, traveling consists of pushing your chair three times without dribbling. So, for every dribble, you’re allowed to push twice. Double dribbling is allowed.