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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Sunday Basketball notes

Ex-prep school basketball phenom finds his place

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

Schea Cotton no longer wonders what could have been, and instead embraces his second chance as a mentor.

Gary Washburn | Sunday Basketball Notes

Healthy Avery Bradley prepared to lead by example

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The Celtics guard is in top condition and has set his sights on a breakout season.

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.