Originally Posted by cosmo20002
Collins takes court as first openly gay NBA player
Los Angeles (AFP) - Jason Collins took another trailblazing step as the first openly gay man in a major US pro sports league when he took the court for the NBA's Brooklyn Nets.
Hours after the Nets inked Collins to a 10-day contract, he came in as a substitute in the second quarter of the Nets' game against the Los Angeles Lakers, receiving the kind of warm welcome from the Staples Center crowd more usually reserved for their own players.
It was the 13-year NBA veteran's first appearance in the league since he went public in April about his homosexuality, a revelation that came after his contract with the Washington Wizards had expired.
This thread is being derailed from the main point, which is that PB is an idiot.