Jason Collins

Washington Wizards' Jason Collins goes to the basket against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Chicago, Illinois, in this April 17, 2013 file photo. Collins, a veteran center in the National Basketball Association (NBA), announced on Monday that he was gay, becoming the first active player from any of the U.S. professional sports leagues to publicly reveal his homosexuality.

( JIM YOUNG / REUTERS / April 29, 2013 )

Washington Wizards' Jason Collins goes to the basket against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of their NBA basketball game in Chicago, Illinois, in this April 17, 2013 file photo. Collins, a veteran center in the National Basketball Association (NBA), announced on Monday that he was gay, becoming the first active player from any of the U.S. professional sports leagues to publicly reveal his homosexuality.

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