Jarron and Jason Collins speak in support of LGBT rights at Democratic National Convention

Golden State Warriors assistant head coach Jarron Collins and his brother Jason spoke at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in support of LGBT rights. Jason is perhaps best known as the first active publicly gay athlete in the four major men’s professional sports in the United States. He signed a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets on February 23, 2014, playing 11 minutes...
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Former Utah Jazz Center Jarron Collins to Speak at DNC

Former Utah Jazz big man Jarron Collins will be joining his twin brother, Jason, in speaking at the Democratic National Convention next week. Jarron Collins has a reputation for his smarts, on the hardwood and otherwise. Throughout his 11-year playing career–eight of which were spent in a Utah Jazz uniform–as well as in his most recent […] Former Utah Jazz Center Jarron Collins...
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5 days ago

Warriors lose to Raptors despite big night from McCaw

Patrick McCaw explodes for 19 of his 28 points in the first half but the Warriors come up short in the second round of tournament play in the 2016 NBA Summer League. Coach Jarron Collins jokingly asked after the game if he could get fined for criticizing the referees in Summer League. Collins was most likely referring to the huge disparity in free throws, as the Raptors out shot...
Via Golden State of Mind
11 days ago  |  Discuss

His heart is in L.A.

OAKLAND – A faint but familiar thumping leaked through the closed doors of the Golden State Warriors practice Saturday. Strains of a melody followed. When the door cracked open, Warriors assistant Jarron Collins’ grinning face popped out, a...
Via The OC Register
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors can continue trend with Nash at Kerr’s side

At this point of the season and even before so, it’s become clearly evident that the Golden State Warriors have a solid and technically-advanced coaching staff in place. But Luke Walton’s impressive interim spell has cast his shadow to the league as a potential head coaching candidate, which means Golden State must begin a safety search for a new assistant. Little do they know...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Warriors coach discusses how they must prepare for Rockets

Jarron Collins is a player development coach for the Golden State Warriors, and over the last couple weeks he's studied how his team would fare against the Houston Rockets. With the series starting tonight, here's a look at a few important things Collins told San Jose Mercury News columnist Tim Kawakami:"It’s no secret what the keys are–you’ve got to defend James Harden without...
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May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins Hired By Warriors As Assistant Coach

The Golden State Warriors have added Jarron Collins to their coaching staff. Collins, who was a Los Angeles Clippers' scout last season, has Stanford ties to Warriors co-owner Joe Lacob and played for the Phoenix Suns when Kerr was their general manager in 2009-10. Alvin Gentry, Ron Adams and Luke Walton were already added to the Warriors staff.
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, signs with the Nets

Jason Collins became the NBA's first active openly gay player Sunday, signing a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets. Collins will join the Nets for their game Sunday night in Los Angeles against the Lakers. The 35-year-old center revealed at the end of last season he is gay, but he was a free agent and had remained unsigned. With a need for another big man, the Nets turned to...
Via Fox Sports West
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Collins to sign with Nets on Sunday

Civil rights history will be made Sunday. And if not Sunday, shortly thereafter. The Nets plan to sign Jason Collins on Sunday, Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles reports, and he should be eligible to play in Brooklyn's game against the Lakers on Sunday night. This will make Collins the first openly gay athlete in a major male American sport -- NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL.  ...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss


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May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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