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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 I ON BASKETBALL

Al Horford, Kelly Olynyk provide Celtics a boost

By , Globe Staff

Horford and Olynyk have been maligned this season but they came through in Game 5.

CELTICS NOTEBOOK

Isaiah Thomas still surprised by comments from Bulls coach

By , Globe Staff

It will be interesting to see if Fred Hoiberg’s comments affect the officiating in Game 5.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Isaiah Thomas has risen to the occasion

By , Globe Staff

Riding an emotional roller-coaster the past week, the All-Star took over Game 4.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Series deficit forced Brad Stevens’s hand

By , Globe Staff

Stevens was relegated to using all of his weapons and taking chances on other inconsistent players in Game 3.