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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 | SUNDAY BASKETBALL NOTES

Masai Ujiri had to choose between loyalty to a player and a chance to acquire a better one

By , Globe Staff

The DeMar DeRozan trade is similar to the Isaiah Thomas trade Danny Ainge pulled off last year for Kyrie Irving.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

A four-year deal is a testament to how much the Celtics wanted Marcus Smart

By , Globe Staff

The Celtics are hoping Smart plays out this contract and contributes to the greater goal of winning a title.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

With acquistion of Kawhi Leonard, Raptors remain relevant

By , Globe Staff

Team president Masai Ujiri knew more than a coaching change was needed in Toronto.

Gary Washburn | On basketball

All in all, the Celtics got what they wanted out of their roster players in summer league

By , Globe Staff

Guerschon Yabusele, Semi Ojeleye and Jabari Bird showed improvement in Las Vegas.