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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.

Latest stories

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Jabari Bird and Celtics bench having time of their lives

By , Globe Staff

Bird was preparing for Maine Red Claws training camp; instead he made his NBA debut with the Celtics

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Danny Ainge hasn’t lost hope on the Celtics’ season

By , Globe Staff

Experience has taught Ainge to stay the course when up against adversity.

Celtics applying for exception potentially to replace Hayward

By , Globe Staff

The Disabled Player Exception would provide the Celtics with $8.4 million in salary cap relief.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Brad Stevens will have to continue tweaking Celtics lineups

By , Globe Staff

With injured Gordon Hayward out of the mix, the Celtics coach will have to experiment with his starting five on a nightly basis.