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

Marcus Morris is proving he deserves a lucrative, career-defining contract

By , Globe Staff

Morris has been the Celtics’ steadiest and most reliable player through the first two months of the season.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

For new father Robert Williams, the lessons come fast — especially against Anthony Davis

By , Globe Staff

Three days after what he said was the biggest day of his life, the birth of daughter Ava, the Celtics rookie enjoyed the biggest day of his pro career.


The Celtics’ recent surge is what we expected all along

By , Globe Staff

Distancing themselves from a 10-10 start with a five-game winning streak, the Celtics’ play has been nothing short of dominant.


Celtics make history in rout of Bulls: ‘We’re playing some good basketball’

By , Globe Staff

The 56-point margin of victory was the largest in Celtics’ history and the worst margin of defeat in Bulls’ history.