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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

Celtics made instant upgrade in speedy blockbuster for Kyrie Irving

By , Globe Staff

Irving wanted out of Cleveland, and the well-stocked Celtics were able to pull off the megadeal.

Gary Washburn

Here are 10 NBA games to mark on your calendar

By , Globe Staff

The 2017-18 schedule includes potentially emotional returns and games that will whet the appetite for the postseason.

GARY WASHBURN I SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

The Big3, a successful summer, and what could come next

By , Globe Staff

The quality of play has improved and the players have become more accustomed to the half-court style.