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NBA is back in Abu Dhabi! Get ready for a week-long basketball extravaganza featuring The NBA Abu Dhabi Games 2024 Presented by ADQ, NBA Fan Appreciation Day in Abu Dhabi, and NBA District. After a history-making NBA debut in the Arabian Gulf in 2022 and a star-studded lineup of fan events in 2023, the action returns to the UAE capital.

Brace yourself as the 17-time NBA champion Boston Celtics take on the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi!

2024 promises even more on-court action, city-wide celebrations, and fan excitement. Witness your favourite teams battle it out on court and spot the biggest NBA legends around the city. Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of the excitement.

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NBA District

The popular NBA District will return to Manarat Al Saadiyat for the third consecutive year from October 3rd to October 6th. Fans will be able to meet NBA legends, participate in basketball activities on a full-size NBA court, watch NBA highlights and programming, take their photo with the Larry O’Brien Trophy, purchase limited-edition NBA merchandise, and more.

Fan Appreciation Day

The second NBA Fan Appreciation Day in Abu Dhabi will take place on Oct. 5 at Etihad Arena. The unique fan experience will feature appearances by Celtics and Nuggets players and NBA legends, musical performances, a skills challenge and three-point contest featuring Celtics and Nuggets players, performances by Celtics mascot Lucky the Leprechaun and Nuggets mascot Rocky the Mountain Lion, a slam dunk contest featuring professional dunkers, prize giveaways, and more.

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