Another transfer from the Gator men’s basketball program, NBA and NHL playoffs, baseball results and more in our Tuesday Sports Update…
** Redshirt junior guard Eli Carter has announced he is leaving the Gator men’s basketball program and will transfer to another school. In other Gator hoops news, the team will open the season on the road for the first time since the 2000/2001 season next year with a game against Navy as part of the Veterans Classic.
** In the NBA playoffs, Brooklyn ties its series with Atlanta with a 120-115 overtime win. And Portland staves off elimination by beating Memphis. Tonight, Dallas at Houston and San Antonio at the LA Clippers.
In the NHL playoffs, Tampa Bay beats Detroit 5-2 to force a Game 7 in that series. Washington downs the New York Islanders 2-1 to win that series in seven. Game 7 for Tampa Bay will be Wednesday in Tampa.
** In baseball, Tampa Bay loses 4-1 to the New York Yankees while Miami loses 3-1 to the New York Mets. Atlanta beats Washington 8-4. Those same match ups take place today.