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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

This was the first test of the new semester, and the Celtics passed

By , Globe Staff

It was a picturesque performance for a season opener, lots of positives but enough mistakes for Brad Stevens to keep his guys modest and grinding.

GARY WASHBURN

A team-by-team look at the NBA this season

By , Globe Staff

All eyes are on the Celtics, but there is plenty more to watch, including LeBron James as a Laker.

Gary Washburn

With NBA season about to tip off, here are some superlatives to ponder

By , Globe Staff

With LeBron James in Los Angeles, anticipation for the NBA season is as high as ever.

GARY WASHBURN

Salary cap management, luxury-tax bills, and why the Celtics’ time to strike is now

By , Globe Staff

This is as good as it will get for the Celtics in terms of player salaries and a luxury tax that isn’t astronomical.