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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.

Latest stories

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

How Rich Paul played a role in Cavaliers’ title run

By , Globe Staff

Paul struck a friendship with LeBron James 14 years ago and eventually became his agent.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

For Bentil and Dunn, their PC connection is strong

By , Globe Staff

Bentil led the 24-11 Friars in scoring, scoring at least 30 points in five games.

Celtics trade two second-round picks to Grizzlies

By Adam Himmelsbach, and Rachel G. Bowers , Globe Staff

The Celtics acquired a 2019 first-round pick from the Grizzlies for this year’s 31st and 35th picks.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Celtics formed a bond with Jaylen Brown

By , Globe Staff

It was better for the Celtics to take a player with major upside than to make a deal they would regret in the short term.