|Jason Collins receiving support since return to NBA|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LOS ANGELES — Jason Collins has received support from everyone from his teammates to Billie Jean King since becoming the first openly gay athlete to play in one of the United States’ four major professional leagues.
Collins said Tuesday morning that he’s received phone calls, texts and emails, as well as messages on Facebook and Twitter, and has been spending time “just trying to thank everyone for their support.”
The 7-footer said one of the most meaningful messages was a text Monday night from King, the former tennis great
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