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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.

Latest stories

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Why Doc Rivers is comfortable with target on Clippers’ backs

By , Globe Staff

The stakes have been raised in LA with Kawhi Leonard and Paul George aboard. Rivers says he’s up to the task.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

Cedric Maxwell voices confidence in 2019-20 Celtics

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics’ radio analyst said last season’s team lacked leadership, and that its star was moody and unpredictable.

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

DeMarcus Cousins’s latest injury a devastating blow

By , Globe Staff

Cousins signed a one-year deal with the Lakers to reclaim his once sparkling career. Now, he’s facing another long rehab for a torn ACL.

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Jason Caffey, embattled former NBA player, uses his story to help young men succeed

By , Globe Staff

Caffey won two championships with the Bulls, but mental illness and a frivolous lifestyle derailed his career. Now he’s using his experiences as a lesson for others.