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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

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.

celtics notebook

Celtics’ Gordon Hayward expected to return Monday

By , Globe Staff

The bone in his broken left hand has healed.

GARY WASHBURN | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Plenty has been revealed a quarter of the way into the NBA season

By , Globe Staff

Here’s 10 observations about contenders, pretenders, and comebacks that you can take to the bank.