Jason Collins

Brooklyn Nets #98 - Center

  • Born: 12/02/78
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 7-0
  • Weight: 255
  • Seasons: 12

Collins counseled Gordon on coming out

Jason Collins didn't just provide Derrick Gordon with a role model before he came out. The two spoke before Gordon, the UMAss guard, announced he's gay, becoming the first NCAA Division I openly gay basketball player.

Derrick Gordon was 'inspired' by Jason Collins

Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay NCAA Division I basketball player, said that he was inspired to come out as gay by Jason Collins and his achievements in the NBA after he came out.

Bogdanovic inching closer to new deal in Europe?

Bojan Bogdanovic spoke last weekend to Eurohoops about his plans for the future. Although he didn't commit to staying with Fenerbahce next season, the free agent did appear to inch closer.

Coach Kidd: Putting Nets in "the right position"

John Schuhmann and Alex Raskin take a look at how far Jason Kidd has come since January 1. It's not just the 27-12 record or making them a top 10 defensive club. It's about putting players in the "right position," a phrase he also used as a player.

One 'knucklehead' has used 'gay taunts' on Collins

Jason Collins told Stefan Bondy of the Daily News that one "knucklehead" has used gay taunts against him since signing with the Nets. Of course, that's one too many.

Where's the media circus? Collins signs for season

When's this media circus expected to start? With little hoop-la, the Nets officially announced they had signed Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in a major US sport, to a contract for the rest of this season.

KG OUT, Kirilenko GTD vs Wiz, Collins to sign

Jason Kidd confirmed that Kevin Garnett will sit out against the Wizards. He also state that Andrei Kirilenko is a game-time decision for the contest, while Jason Collins will be signed for the rest of the season.

The Month in Review - February 2014

Brian Fleurantin continues his monthly updates, today looking at how the Nets did in February. After a highly successful January, the Nets found themselves on the road a good part of February. How'd they do? Well, it was the best month for defense.

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GR: Pierce Returning to Celtics? Plus Rondo's Back

With news breaking just before air that Paul Pierce would consider signing with the Celtics again, the Garden Report discussed whether that would be a good idea and if it would work. They also broke down Rondo's return to form and handed out plenty o

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Reunions for Collins, Johnson Too as Nets visit Cs

It's Paul Pierce's second return to the Garden in 2014, but old friend Jason Collins makes his return. Meanwhile, Chris Johnson faces the team that cut him preseason.

Collins basketball player ... and advocate

The last time Jason Collins made a public appearance in Boston, he was marching with his Stanford classmate Rep. Joseph Kennedy III in Boston's Gay Pride parade. He'll play the Celtics tonight but don't think his advocacy is in the past.

Nets sign Jorge Gutierrez to 10-day contract

The Brooklyn Nets have officially signed Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract, Billy King has announced.

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