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

For a little man, Isaiah Thomas has a big fan club

By , Globe Staff

Some of the game’s best small guards — Iverson, Archibald, Thomas — have been impressed by the 5-foot-9 Celtic.

NBA All-Star Notebook

Karl-Anthony Towns has big win in Skills Challenge

By , Globe Staff

The 7-foot-tall Timberwolves center beat 5-9 Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas in the finals.


Shaq’s farewell tour as a Celtic hit a dead end

By , Globe Staff

The big man was planning to go out in style in 2012, but his Achilles’ tendon injury scuttled things.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Around the NBA, they’re green with envy

By , Globe Staff

Opponents have been impressed by the rise of the Celtics this season.