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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On Basketball

LeBron James’s latest decision has ripple effects

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The superstar’s announcement changes a league that had become a little too Miami-centric.

Celtics fall to Pacers in summer league finale

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

Marcus Smart scored 20 points, but the Celtics struggled making shots in a 95-86 loss to the Pacers in the third-place game.

Celtics 76, Magic 67

Marcus Smart leads Celtics to summer league win

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The Celtics’ top pick scored a game-high 19 points, 13 in the second half.


Celtics scored big in trade with Cavaliers

By Gary Washburn , Globe Staff

The deal, which could help Cleveland net LeBron James, created financial freedom for the Celtics that could allow them to be free-agent players next summer.