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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Celtics didn’t get enough in Rajon Rondo trade

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics got 8½ strong seasons from Rondo, but he was an ill-fitting piece for a team that is in rebuilding mode.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Mavericks considering making trade offer for Celtics’ Rajon Rondo

By , Globe Staff

The veteran point guard would be a good fit on Western Conference contender.

Celtics notebook

Celtics’ Marcus Thornton out with muscle tear in calf

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics’ top offensive reserve player is just the latest to go down with injuries at the worst time.


Celtics’ Marcus Thornton will miss a few weeks with calf injury

By , Globe Staff

With Thornton, James Young, and Marcus Smart out, the Celtics had just 11 healthy players Monday.