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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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GARY WASHBURN I SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

OKC owes Russell Westbrook a more complete supporting cast

By , Globe Staff

Westbrook wants to stay with OKC, but it will take major upgrades to keep him happy.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Avery Bradley enjoyed a breakout series

By , Globe Staff

With lockdown defense and clutch shooting in Games 5 and 6, he’s no longer an undervalued Celtic.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Celtics no strangers to comebacks

By , Globe Staff

Rallying from two games down to take the lead in this first-round series shouldn’t be surprising from a team that has spent the season exceeding expectations.

GARY WASHBURN I ON BASKETBALL

Al Horford, Kelly Olynyk provide Celtics a boost

By , Globe Staff

Horford and Olynyk have been maligned this season but they came through in Game 5.