Active NBA player announces he is gay

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Active NBA player announces he is gay

April 29, 2013 Updated Apr 29, 2013 at 12:53 PM EDT

In a story in this week's issue of Sport Illustrated, which is posted to the magazine's website, veteran NBA center Jason Collins publicly announced he is gay.

Collins, who played with teh Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards this season,  is the first active professional athlete in a major American sports league to come out as gay.

Visit Sport Illustrated's website to read the story HERE.

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