Reporter

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.

Latest stories

Ray Allen leaning toward joining Cavaliers

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

LeBron James has been lobbying the former Celtics guard to join the resurrected Cleveland franchise.

ON BASKETBALL

What does Evan Turner bring to the Celtics?

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The Celtics must find ways to put Turner in the best position to use his unusual offensive skill set.

Sunday basketball notes

Lionel Hollins appears a good fit to coach Nets

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

Hollins is experienced enough to inherit a group of veterans determined to win immediately.

ON BASKETBALL

New Cavaliers coach David Blatt is used to pressure

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

David Blatt, who is from Framingham, now is charged with guiding the league’s most dominant player, LeBron James.