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 | on basketball

Strength in the third quarter has been a key to Celtic comebacks

By , Globe Staff

The team’s double-figure rallies also depend on defensive shutdowns in the fourth quarter.

Celtics 110, Mavericks 102 (OT)

The Celtics’ streak was in real danger, but Kyrie Irving took care of that

By , Globe Staff

Irving scored 47 points as the Celtics survived in OT against the Mavericks and won their 16th straight.


Marcus Morris making the most of playing time

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics are restricting the veteran’s minutes, but he’s still producing.


Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum quickly coming of age

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics are riding a 15-game winning streak and their youthful 1-2 punch has had plenty to do with it.