(AllHipHop News) The times they are a changing. The NBA has it’s first openly gay, active player — Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards.
In a recent interview with Sports Illustrated, the 34-year old center revealed that he never intended to break the barrier but didn’t want to hide either.
I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black. And I’m gay.”
He continued, “I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport. But since I am, I’m happy to start the conversation.”
Collins and his twin brother were ranked as the top players in the country and went on to play at Stanford University.