Jason Collins has played in the NBA for 12 years for six different organizations. He has appeared in two NBA finals. He graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Westlake High School. For a man who has been mostly associated with his basketball abilities, today, he is making headlines for other reasons.
Collins, with the help of Franz Lidz of SI.com, introduced himself to the world in a new light...
"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."