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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins enters a news conference prior to an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles after signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets earlier in the day. Collins used an April 2013 column in Sports Illustrated to become the first openly gay player in the NBA. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo, Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins enters a news conference prior to an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers in Los Angeles after signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets earlier in the day. Collins used an April 2013 column in Sports Illustrated to become the first openly gay player in the NBA. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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