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

In their first week, Celtics search for offensive rhythm

By , Globe Staff

The team needs time to work Gordon Hayward and Kyrie Irving back into the equation.


Gordon Hayward skips Knicks game to rest

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics sat Hayward as he continues to recover from his left ankle injury from last season.

Kyrie Irving acknowledges Knicks once were a lure

By , Globe Staff

Irving considered meeting the New York brass next summer, but ultimately he said his heart is in Boston.


Thanks to Jayson Tatum, Celtics barely hold off lowly Knicks

By , Globe Staff

Tatum scored 24 points to help the Celtics escape New York.