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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

Best for Celtics to sweep up, move on

By , Globe Staff

Boston could use all the rest it can get before an expected epic series with top-seeded Milwaukee, so finishing off the Pacers on Sunday would be smart.

GARY WASHBURN

Outspoken Paul Pierce can stand the heat

By , Globe Staff

The former Celtic great isn’t backing down from criticism after claiming he had a better career than Dwyane Wade.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

It took a while, but revived Celtics are riding their defense

By , Globe Staff

After an up-and-down season at the defensive end, Boston has risen to the challenge in shutting down the Pacers.

GARY WASHBURN | ON BASKETBALL

Celtics know road performance is what separates good from great

By , Globe Staff

Brad Stevens and Co. have been a poor road team in the postseason, something they must clean up beginning with Game 3 in Indiana.