Gators in NBA playoffs: Horford vs. Beal; Lee with Spurs

Washington Wizards’ Marcin Gortat looks pass in front of Boston Celtics’ Al Horford during the third quarter of the second-round NBA playoff series basketball game Sunday in Boston. The Celtics won 123-111. Three former Florida basketball players remain in the second round of the NBA playoffs.

Former Florida center Al Horford (Boston Celtics), former Florida guard Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards) and former Florida center David Lee (San Antonio Spurs) are all still chasing an NBA title ring.

Horford had 21 points, 10 rebounds and a blocked shot in Boston’s 123-111 win Sunday over Washington in Game 1 of its second-round series. Beal had 27 points and four assists for the Wizards in a losing effort. Game 2 is Tuesday night.

The Spurs play Houston at 9:30 tonight (TNT).