Jason Collins #98 of the Boston Celtics takes a break in the game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Barclays Center on November 15, 2012 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
Photographer: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images
NBA center Jason Collins became the first openly-gay male professional athlete in a first-person article to appear in the upcoming issue of Sports Illustrated.
“I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay,” the article begins.
Collins, a 12-year NBA pro, spent time with the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics in 2012-13.
To read the article, visit http://bit.ly/154hIHT.
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