NBA Player Jason Collins admits to SI “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay”

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In an interview with Sports Illustrated 34 year-old,  Jason Collins, admits to being gay. The his story appears in the May 6, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated. During the interview with SI’s Franz Lidz Collins talks about his family and why he decided to come out of the closet now.

The 12 year veteran has played for many teams and is still looking to get back into the NBA.  Collins has played for a total of 6 different teams and has reached two NBA Finals. Here is the tagline of the article
I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.
Kobe Bryant shared his thoughts via Twitter as the news broke.

 

You can check out the rest of the story here:  Why NBA center Jason Collins is coming out now





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