The Brooklyn Nets released a statement this morning announcing that Jason Collins, the first opening gay athlete to play in one of the four major sports in the United States, has been signed to a second 10-day contract. Below is the statement.
” NETS SIGN JASON COLLINS TO A SECOND 10-DAY CONTRACT
March 5, 2014
Brooklyn, NY – The Brooklyn Nets have signed center Jason Collins to a second 10-day contract, General Manager Billy King announced today.
Collins, who signed his first 10-day contract on February 23, has appeared in five games for the Nets, totaling three points and five rebounds in 36 minutes.
Currently in his 13th NBA season, Collins has played in 718 NBA games, with averages of 3.6 points and 3.7 rebounds in 20.7 minutes per game.”