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

Celtics want to trade up in NBA Draft, but are they working on a big deal?

By , Globe Staff

This draft might be the most important of Danny Ainge’s tenure.

Gary Washburn’s mock NBA Draft

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Everyone knows Zion Williamson will go No. 1, but what about the other 29 spots in the first round?

Gary Washburn | On basketball

So what happens now with the Celtics and Al Horford?

By , Globe Staff

There’s an unsettling feeling in Boston, the premonition that what Danny Ainge has built is about to collapse quickly — primarily because they didn’t take enough chances.


Anthony Davis is off the market, so the Celtics must find a new path forward

By , Globe Staff

With Kyrie Irving’s return in question, the Celtics’ future may revolve around Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown — and that’s not a bad option.