|Collins to become 1st openly gay player with Nets|
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Jason Collins became the NBA’s first active openly gay player Sunday.
His only focus was how he played basketball.
“I don’t have time to really think about history right now,” he said.
Collins signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets earlier Sunday and coach Jason Kidd said he would be available to play in their game in Los Angeles against the Lakers. The 35-year-old center revealed at the end of last season he is gay, but he was a free agent and had remained unsigned.
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