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


New Patriot Michael Williams willing to tackle a new position

By , Globe Staff

He played tight end in college and was being groomed for the offensive line in Detroit, but he’ll do whatever the Patriots want.

New Patriot Reggie Wayne says he has plenty left in his tank

By , Globe Staff

The receiver said he has spoken with Tom Brady already and is cramming to learn the New England playbook.


For Second Spectrum, basketball is just a numbers game

By , Globe Staff

The analytics firm has many NBA teams on its client list, offering more concrete data to maximize teams’ rosters.

Long-shot Chris Harper working hard to stick with Patriots

By , Globe Staff

The undrafted rookie wide receiver’s best chance for a roster spot may be on special teams.