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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 SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Sean Rooks’s death has heightened health awareness around NBA

By , Globe Staff

The former NBA center died last month of heart disease at age 46.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

Rookie Jaylen Brown made a good impression in summer league

By , Globe Staff

The No. 3 draft pick opened some eyes with his aggressive style of play as he acclimated to the NBA game.

GARY WASHBURN I SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

NBA, WNBA can — and should — be even more vocal on social issues

By , Globe Staff

And that includes the entire leagues, not just the African-American players.

Celtics notebook

Forward Jonas Jerebko proved worth to Celtics

By , Globe Staff

Jerebko is expected to be the team’s first forward off the bench, competing with Jaylen Brown.