Professional Wheelchair Basketball League Selects Molten as Official Ball

On Dec 5th 2016

Reno, NV – The Professional Wheelchair Basketball League (PWBL) announced today that Molten has been selected as the official basketball through 2019.

 The Professional Wheelchair Basketball League will become the first major national professional wheelchair basketball league in the United States. Molten’s elite competition basketball, the BGG7X, will be utilized in all PWBL sanctioned games, coaches’ clinics, combines and the first-ever PWBL sponsored International Wheelchair Basketball Showcase.

"We’re very excited about this partnership,” states Jeff Roberson, CEO of the PWBL, “Molten is a big name in the basketball world and we believe that this relationship will help to increase the league’s reach as well as to grow the sport as a whole.”

“We believe that Molten’s commitment to manufacturing the highest quality products combined with our experience with the wheelchair basketball community will provide value for the athletes associated with the Professional Wheelchair Basketball League,” said Molten USA President Melissa Dawson. “We look forward to working together and advancing the sport.”

The PWBL is working hard to secure franchise owners and locations.

About Molten USA:

Founded in 1958, the Molten Corporation is one of the largest manufacturers of competition quality sports balls and manufactures a wide range of athletic balls in several sport categories – including basketball, volleyball, soccer and handball. Molten is the official ball of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), also the official volleyball of the NCAA Volleyball Championships, USA Volleyball and numerous state associations, collegiate conferences, collegiate programs, and junior sports programs across the nation. For more information on Molten USA, Inc., please visit

About the Professional Wheelchair Basketball League (PWBL):
PWBL is an innovative organization that is launching the first ever professional wheelchair basketball league in the United States. This historic event will allow players playing in Pro Wheelchair Basketball Leagues overseas the opportunity to come home and play in the United States as well as international talent from around the world. For more information about the PWBL, please visit or E-mail