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Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

Brooklyn breaks barrier, signs first openly gay NBA player

February 25, 2014


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After the Brooklyn Nets announced the signing of center Jason Collins to a 10-day contract on Feb. 23, the team became the first in NBA history to have an openly gay player on its active roster. Collins, who publicly came out last April, is expected to see playing time in several of the Nets’ upcoming contests...