Australia and South Africa men's national wheelchair basketball teams play in their 2012 Paralympics opener
Friday, August 31, 2012
London, England — At London's Olympic Basketball Arena last night, decisively beat South Africa by a score of 93 to 39 before a crowd of 2,106. The game was the first played by both teams at the 2012 Summer Paralympics. led Australia in scoring with 21 points. Richard Nortje led his team in scoring, and was the only South African player to reach double digits in points scored. Australia's next match is against Turkey, and South Africa's next match is against Spain later today.