The Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on October 8, 2022.


NBA Games in Abu Dhabi: Atlanta Hawks beat Milwaukee Bucks

The historic NBA Games 2022 unfolded at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (October 8), with a high-scoring game between the Atlanta Hawks and Milwaukee Bucks.

The Hawks sealed a 118-109 victory, to the delight of the crowd at the sold-out Etihad Arena.

Cries of “Let’s go Hawks”, “Let’s Go Bucks” reverberated around the arena as star players traded dunks, three pointers, blocks, and free throws.

Star man Trae Young made his mark on Abu Dhabi, finishing with 31 points on Saturday to secure a morale-boosting win for team.

The Bucks and Hawks will now head back to the US to continue preparations for the new season.

In Abu Dhabi, the NBA District continues on Sunday (October 9). The interactive event features basketball-themed activities at Manarat Al Saadiyat. Doors open at 12pm. Entry is Dh55 per person and tickets can be purchased at ICA/Expat Media

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