Veteran basketball player Jason Collins has disclosed he is gay. The NBA center, who jits wrapped up his 12th National Basketball Association season, is the first openly gay, active player in any of the four major sports in the United States.
April 29, 2013 In a Sports Illustrated story, NBA center Jason Collins disclosed that he is gay. “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center,” the story begins. “I’m black. And I’m gay.”Bruce Bennett/Getty Images