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.

Latest stories

Sunday Basketball Notes

Celtics appear an ideal match for Evan Turner

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

There doesn’t appear to be much to lose for Celtics president Danny Ainge in this Turner transaction.


Is the NBA ready for first female coach?

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

Natalie Nakase worked as video coordinator for the Clippers the past three years, a job that has been a starting point for two current coaches.

Ray Allen leaning toward joining Cavaliers

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

LeBron James has been lobbying the former Celtics guard to join the resurrected Cleveland franchise.


What does Evan Turner bring to the Celtics?

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The Celtics must find ways to put Turner in the best position to use his unusual offensive skill set.