Albany Patroons to face Atlantic City in TBL playoffs

Best-of-3 Northeast Division Finals kick off Tuesday in New Jersey

Photo by Marc Singelais

Guard AJ Mosby and the Albany Patroons will take on the Atlantic City Gambits in the Basketball League Northeast Division Finals which begin on Tuesday. (Jim Franco/Times Union Special)

James Franco

The Basketball League’s Albany Patroons will open the playoffs Tuesday against the Atlantic City Gambits in the Northeast Division Finals.

Game 1 of the best-of-3 series is Tuesday in Atlantic City. Game 2 is next Friday at Washington Avenue Amory. Game 3, if required, will take place a week from Saturday at the Armory. All game times are at 7 p.m.

The Gambits advanced to face the Patroons by completing a two-game sweep over the Syracuse Stallions on Friday night in the divisional semifinals. Atlantic City beat Syracuse 110-107 in Game 2 at Liverpool.

The Patroons were 3-0 against the Gambits in the regular season. They won 88-81 on March 6 at Atlantic City, 115-85 on March 25 at Atlantic City and 99-83 on April 30 at the Armory.