Jason Collins

Brooklyn Nets #98 - Center

  • Born: 12/02/78
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 7-0
  • Weight: 255
  • Seasons: 12
FG 3PT FT Rebounds Misc
Year Team G Mi M A Pct M A Pct M A Pct Off Def Tot Ast TO Stl Blk PF PPG
2013-14 Nets 22 172 11 24 .458 0 3 .000 3 4 .750 7 12 19 4 7 8 1 30 1.1
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Collins gets a bit emotional talking about Nets

Jason Collins talked basketball with NBA fan --and MSNBC host-- Ronan Farrow Wednesday. When asked if he was coming back to the NBA, he was again non-committal. He got a bit emotional when talking about the reception he received on his return.

Is Jason Collins planning a political career?

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He reunited with his Stanford roommate, a Kennedy and a congressman; took part in a Clinton Foundation poker game with the former President; saw his face dominate Capital Pride weekend. It's all part of a trend and maybe a new career?

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Watch: Calvin & Grant Hill on gay athletes

Grant Hill says some of the players in the NBA are less tolerant of the idea of a gay teammate than they have said publicly. Calvin Hill's experience with Jerry Smith and the Washington Redskins says they'll get over it.

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Collins sees new role like that of "good teammate"

Jason Collins has taken on a new role as mentor and confidant for those in the sports world not ready to come out. Among them, Michael Sam and Derrick Gordon. Collins sees it as an extension of being "a good teammate." what he's been for 14 years.

Collins as spokesperson for Marriott LGBT campaign

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Jason Collins inked a deal to work with Marriott on their new LGBT campaign called #LoveTravels.

Does Collins have another NBA role to play?

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Jason Collins says he's uncertain if he'll return to the court next year, but admitted he wants to play a role in empowering people. Might the league enlist him in their marketing of the WNBA and NBA to the LGBT community? Seems like an ideal match.

Collins on Michael Sam being drafted in the NFL

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Michael Sam was drafted in the 7th round of the 2014 NFL Draft. Here is what Jason Collins had to say about the importance of this moment.

Nets official statement on Adam Silver's decision

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The Brooklyn Nets released an official statement in support of Adam Silver, who on Tuesday banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from the NBA.

"The Collins Effect," a new era for sports

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It was a year ago Tuesday that then Washington Wizards free agent center Jason Collins wrote of being gay, a milestone in that he was the first professional athlete in the four major US sports to come out. It spawned the "Collins Effect" in sports

Obama names Collins to National Fitness Council

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President Obama has appointed Jason Collins to serve on his Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition, the White House said Thursday. The President has been supportive of Collins since the Nets center first came out last April.

Jason Collins made TIME's 100 Most Influential

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TIME magazine released their list of the 100 Most Influential People. The list includes Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins.

Collins counseled Gordon on coming out

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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.

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