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

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love answers critics with a big night

By , Globe Staff

Love sank six 3-pointers as part of a 23-point performance in Thursday’s Game 3 downing of the Celtics.


Rajon Rondo was a big failure in the Big D

By , Globe Staff

This is a sad ending to the former Celtics star’s tenure with the Mavericks, and perhaps his status as a valuable NBA player.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Just a handful of plays kept Celtics from stealing a win

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics played hard and forced the Cavaliers into mistakes, but ultimately missed some chances in a Game 2 loss.

Celtics notebook

Celtics’ Brad Stevens fourth in Coach of the Year voting

By Adam Himmelsbach and , Globe Staff

He said he was honored to be in the discussion but isn’t “big on the postseason stuff.”