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

Brad Stevens has the Celtics’ attention

By , Globe Staff

The dire situation facing the Wizards, who were in town Friday, should encourage the Celtics faithful to covet Stevens.


In current NBA, shooters are at a distinct advantage

By , Globe Staff

No less an expert than Reggie Miller explains how the game is far different from when he played.

Celtics 111, Wizards 78

Jared Sullinger, Celtics feast on Wizards

By , Globe Staff

Sullinger (18 points, 15 rebounds in 24 minutes) was one of six Celtics to score in double digits.

Celtics notebook

Marcus Smart unsure when he will return from injury

By , Globe Staff

Celtics coach Brad Stevens said it’s highly unlikely Smart would make an appearance on the upcoming five-game road trip