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)
Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins, foreground, takes aim for the basket over Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins (15) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, March 9, 2014, at Barclays Center in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
With the stadium lights dimmed, Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins listens to the national anthem before the Nets faced the Boston Celtics in an NBA basketball game, Friday, March 7, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins (98) and Milwaukee Bucks' ZaZa Pachulia, left, look for a rebound in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
Brooklyn Nets' Jason Collins reacts from the bench in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Milwaukee Bucks Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
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