BASKETBALL | NWBA National Tournament Taking Place in Louisville

03/31/2017 07:16 PM

The National Wheelchair Basketball Association’s National Tournament is taking place in Louisville’s Kentucky Expo Center this weekend.

The event started on Thursday and runs through Sunday.

There are multiple brackets in the tournament, ranging from Division I to junior levels.

Steve Serio, a member of the U.S. Paralympic wheelchair basketball team, is one of those basketball stars in town for the weekend:

On Friday, the tournament featured a celebrity wheelchair basketball game. Many media personalities, like Spectrum News’ Andrew Chernoff, T.J. Beisner and Bradley McKee played in the game.

A handful of Louisville football players also took part in the game, like linebacker Malik Staples:

Andrew Chernoff

Andrew is a sports anchor and sports managing editor for Spectrum News. He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. Andrew was a sports anchor and reporter at KFDM/KBTV in Beaumont, Texas for four years before making the move back home to the Midwest. He is originally from Carmel, Indiana and majored in broadcast journalism and political science at Syracuse University.

When he’s not on the air or in the field covering sports, you can likely find Andrew playing golf, watching IndyCar and Formula 1 races, or exploring the state of Kentucky. His favorite sport is open-wheel racing. In fact, he has not missed an Indianapolis 500 since the early 2000s.

Whether he is working sporting events or not, he always loves talking sports. He is a prolific tweeter, so if you want to stay “in the know” about sports in the Bluegrass, follow Andrew on Twitter @ADChernoff. If you have a story idea for our sports team, send it to Andrew at


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