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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

No such thing as a sure thing in NBA Draft

By , Globe Staff

Determining whether a prospect is ready for the rigors of life in the league is no easy task for general managers.

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Coach Flip Saunders likes where Timberwolves are

By , Globe Staff

Minnesota will have its choice of Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor.

Gary Washburn

Who will win the NBA conference finals?

By , Globe Staff

Here’s a preview of each series and a prediction from the Globe’s NBA writer.

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Ex-Celtic Kendrick Perkins has shot at title with Cavaliers

By , Globe Staff

The former Celtics center plays sparingly but acts as a mentor in Cleveland’s quest for a crown.