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 | On basketball

Celtics make a strong case with their defense

By , Globe Staff

Against Boston’s NBA-best defense, the Warriors were held below 90 points for the first time since March 11.

Gary Washburn | on basketball

Warriors’ Draymond Green takes a field trip to Harvard

By , Globe Staff

The Golden State star did not hesitate to speak his mind on social issues.


Warriors will provide streaking Celtics ultimate challenge

By , Globe Staff

After stumbling early, the defending champs are looking as formidable as ever.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

The Celtics could have gone south. Brad Stevens didn’t let that happen

By , Globe Staff

Things looked bleak when Gordon Hayward was injured, but the Celtics coach has maximize his remaining talent.