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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 | On Basketball

Celtics remain a tough sell for free agents

By , Globe Staff

Boston has cap space and a terrific young coach, but it’s a struggle to bring marquee names to town.

GARY WASHBURN I SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Grading each NBA team’s draft class

By , Globe Staff

Every team except the Pelicans came out with players who can influence their future.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

Danny Ainge wasn’t able to cash in Celtics’ assets

By , Globe Staff

Despite Ainge’s best efforts, the Celtics couldn’t find a partner to move up in the draft.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

No blockbuster at NBA Draft, but plenty of surprises

By , Globe Staff

The Lakers kicked off an unpredictable night by selecting D’Angelo Russell with the second overall pick.