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Gary Washburn

Washburn is the national basketball writer and Celtics reporter at the Globe and a 20-year veteran of the journalism business. A UC Berkeley graduate, Gary has covered a variety of sports topics. He is also the secretary for the NABJ Sports Task Force and former President of the Bay Area Baseball Writers Association.

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The Raptors’ focus this offseason? Take care of their own

By , Globe Staff

Re-signing of star DeMar DeRozan continues a trend in Toronto.

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The activist athlete revived

By , Globe Staff

Big-time sports stars, such as Carmelo Anthony, are putting their reputations and images on the line to speak out about what ails society.

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Sean Rooks’s death has heightened health awareness around NBA

By , Globe Staff

The former NBA center died last month of heart disease at age 46.

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Rookie Jaylen Brown made a good impression in summer league

By , Globe Staff

The No. 3 draft pick opened some eyes with his aggressive style of play as he acclimated to the NBA game.