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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

Josh Hamilton confident turnaround will come

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The slumping Hamilton believes he is still capable of greatness. What bothers him is the rampant conjecture about whether his past personal problems have resurfaced.

Sunday Basketball Notes | Gary Washburn

Season in Boston paid off for Kris Humphries

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

Humphries expanded his shooting range, improved his passing, and showed he could defend centers.

Celtics will open season at home vs. Nets Oct. 29

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The schedule includes just one nationally televised game, and will see LeBron James and the Cavaliers visit on Nov. 14.

Gary Washburn

Nice to see appreciation for Nolan Richardson

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

His election to the Hall is a testament that basketball observers appreciate Richardson’s accomplishments despite his struggle.