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

It was nothing but love for Al Horford in his return to Boston

By , Globe Staff

Despite being inactive, the well-liked and respected former Celtics center was warmly received at TD Garden in his first trip back as a 76er.


Back-to-back tests will help show what Celtics are made of

By , Globe Staff

Games against Eastern contenders Indiana on Wednesday and Philadelphia on Thursday kick off a challenging stretch for the Celtics.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

A suitor will soon come looking for Kevin Love

By , Globe Staff

Cleveland is not the best place for a 31-year-old five-time All-Star seeking another glorious NBA championship run.

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Celtics’ Gordon Hayward expected to return Monday

By , Globe Staff

The bone in his broken left hand has healed.