Browsing Jason Collins

Reactions to Jason Collins Being the First Openly Gay Player in the NBA

Posted on 25 Feb, 2014, by in Featured

The Brooklyn Nets signed Jason Collins on a 10-day contract to help them handle their big-man crisis, and by playing have made him the first openly gay player in America’s four major sports, although the sensation of it was mostly used last year when he announced it. More

Nets Over Lakers – Jason Collins More Important Than Win

Posted on 24 Feb, 2014, by in NBA

There were only 11 minutes of Jason Collins on the floor for the Brooklyn Nets in their 108-102 win over the Los Angeles Lakers, but that period of time, which is less than one NBA quarter, were a lot more important and frankly more intriguing than the entire game. More

Jason Collins in Unemployed Because He Isn’t Good Enough

Posted on 2 Oct, 2013, by in NBA

The fact that Jason Collins came out of the closet and announced to the world that he’s gay has nothing to do with the fact that no NBA team wants to sign him. At his age, ability and skill set, he simply isn’t good enough for anyone to use a roster spot on. More

Negative Reactions to Jason Collins Announcing He’s Gay

Posted on 30 Apr, 2013, by in NBA

Among all the praise that Jason Collins has gotten for being the first active player in one of the four major American professional team sports to announce that he is gay, there were a few famous athletes, head coaches and writers that didn’t really support him, including Mike Wallace, Larry Johnson, Mark Jackson and Chris Broussard. More