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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.
Via RealGM
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins Joins Warriors Coaching Staff

Jarron Collins just announced via his Twitter that he will be joining Steve Kerr’s staff with the Golden State Warriors this season. Excited to be joining @SteveKerr on his staff with the @warriors – #Warriors #BayArea pic.twitter.com/TPOZRTnf2G — jarron collins (@jarronctwin) July 3, 2014 Collins was selected by the Utah Jazz in the second round of the 2001 NBA Draft and...
Via Overtime
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Collins signing with Brooklyn Nets is bigger than NBA

In what is a historic free agent signing not only for the NBA, but for all of professional sports, the Brooklyn Nets have signed center Jason Collins to the 10-day contract, making him the first openly gay athlete in any of the four major professional sports. The Nets worked out the 35-year old Collins on Thursday, just after they completed a trade that sent power forward Reggie...
Via Players View
February 24, 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...
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.  ...
Via Bloguin Best
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. ...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Collins Refuses to Play in D-League or Overseas

Jason Collins is still hopeful that he will receive a phone call from an NBA team soon, allowing him to relaunch his career as a professional basketball player. According to ESPN, the 34 year old NBA veteran — who became the first publicly gay professional athlete in North America’s four major team sports – has ruled out the NBA’s Developmental League and playing overseas...
Via BlackSportsOnline
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins rocks “I’m the straight one” T-shirt and Jimmy Kimmel interview (VIDEO)

It’s been more than 2 weeks since Washington Wizards center Jason Collins became the first openly gay male on US team sport, and since then both Jason and his twin brother Jarron have [...]
Via 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE
May 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmy Kimmel talks with Jason and Jarron Collins, gives Jarron “I’m The Straight One” t-shirt

Last night, late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel had Jason and Jarron Collins on to talk about the news of Jason coming out as a gay NBA player. Below is the full interview in two parts where Kimmel talks with the twins about the moment of Jason coming out to his brother and at one point, Jimmy lightens the mood by giving Jarron, a “I’m The Straight One” t-shirt:
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins Receives an “I’m the Straight one” T-Shirt From Jimmy Kimmel (Video)

It’s cool to see Jason and Jarron Collins take a sometimes serious topic and have fun with it. According to a story via Larry Brown Sports, the twins appeared on the “Jimmy Kimmel Show” recently to discuss Jason’s announcement from a few weeks ago that he was gay, and what affect it had on his sibling. Jarron spoke about the fact that he sometimes gets mistaken for his older...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins Appears on ‘Jimmy Kimmel’ With Twin Jarron, Who Wears Shirt Proclaiming ‘I’m the Straight One’ (Video)

By now all of the sports world has long since been aware of Jason Collins‘ announcement via Sports Illustrated that he is gay. On Wednesday, Collins made his first real public appearance since the revelation — and did so sitting beside his twin brother, Jarron Collins. Collins actually mentions his brother in the Sports Illustrated article, saying Jarron had no clue that Jason...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason and Jarron Collins Chat Up Jimmy Kimmel. Hilarity Ensues.

Jimmy Kimmel can pretty much make any situation into a good joke. On Wednesday night he hosted Jason Collins and Jarron Collins on his Late Night show and they had a blast. The highlight was definitely Kimmel handing Jarron a shirt which had the phrase “I’m The Straight One” on the front of it. Gold. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmy Kimmel gives Jarron Collins a 'I'm the straight one' T-shirt

It looks like Jimmy Kimmel found out a way to take care of a mistaken identity problem that Jarron Collins and his twin brother Jason have been running into a lot lately. Jason, who publicly came out as a gay NBA player a few weeks ago, has been all over the news. But it is the split-image resemblance between the two men that has people mistaking the straight Jarron for his...
Via The Other Paper
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmy Kimmel Gives Jarron Collins “I’m the Straight One” T-Shirt, Jarron Wears it Out

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Collins brothers joke with Kimmel

Jason Collins would always make excuses for why he wasn't interested in the women his twin brother and sister-in-law would set him up with on dates. Jarron Collins still never figured out that Jason was gay. Jarron joked Wednesday on ABC's ''Jimmy Kimmel Live'' that he missed ''red flags'' about Jason, who recently came out as the first active...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss
HE AIN'T HEAVY...

Jason Collins' twin given great shirt by Kimmel

Jason Collins gained nationwide notoriety when he recently announced that he is gay. Collins went from being a relatively unknown professional basketball player to being pretty identifiable in a matter of weeks. Naturally, Collins’ fame has created a lot of confusion for his twin brother, Jarron, who is straight. Late night television host Jimmy Kimmel decided to help solve that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarron Collins jokes he missed Jason 'red flags'

Jason Collins would always make excuses for why he wasn't interested in the women his twin brother and sister-in-law would set him up with on dates. Jarron Collins still never figured out that Jason was gay. Jarron joked Wednesday on ABC's ''Jimmy Kimmel Live'' that he missed ''red flags'' about Jason, who recently came out as the first active...
Via Fox Sports
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Oprah Winfrey to Interview Jason Collins

I would take credit for pointing out days ago this would happen, but it should have been so clear to anyone who uses their brain, so it wasn’t like I was going out on a limb. These networks, media and entertainment sites could care less about Jason Collins is gay, all they see are dollar signs and ratings. They are going to milk this until every cow is begging for mercy. Collins...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins doing Oprah, did HLN and Lance Bass XM shows

On Monday, NBA player Jason Collins came out and made history. In doing so, he became a trending topic and knocked Tim Tebow, Rebecca Martinson, Kelsey Williams, every other 15 second of fame personality “off the homepages.” His story is so important that he even (rightfully so) made the NBA and NHL playoffs take a backseat. You’ll notice I didn’t even bother to bring up...
Via The Sports Bank
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins & family to be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey

Jason Collins media tour continues. Up next for the newly open Collins, Oprah Winfrey’s “Next Chapter.” Jason, his twin Jarron and their family will be interviewed Sunday, May 5th. Jason opened up this week about living life in the NBA as a closeted gay man and his desire not to hide his sexuality anymore. Since then Jason has received a call from President Obama, been featured...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Collins says support is 'incredible'

Jason Collins said he has gotten ''incredible'' support since coming out as the first openly gay player in one of the four major U.S. pro sports leagues, and hopes he may have made the path easier for others to follow. Collins sat down for an interview that was aired by ABC's ''Good Morning America'' on Tuesday, one day after the veteran NBA center...
Via Fox Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins was high school teammates with actor Jason Segel (Picture)

The life of veteran NBA center Jason Collins is a lot more interesting now than it was last year, with the 34-year-old becoming the first ever openly gay athlete to play in the four major American team sports on Monday. When you also consider the fact that Collins played high school basketball with actor Jason Segel, he may even start to give the Dos Equis guy a run for his money...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason Collins Makes Tough, Emotional Decision in Manner That Is Fair to Himself, Potential Teammates

The most prominent impression Jason Collins gave off in Boston was that he was so unusually normal. Reporters seldom had reason to interview Collins here — he played a total of 330 minutes with the Celtics — but in his stall by the door of the home locker room at TD Garden, Collins was almost always engaged in conversation with someone. He was too much of a “regular” guy...
Via NESN.com
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA player Jason Collins first active athlete to announce he is gay

Ballertainment NBA’s Jason Collins becomes first openly gay active player Jason Collins “came out the closet” in an interview with Sports Illustrated, making him the first ever player to reveal he is gay while still actively playing a major sport. He is a 13 year veteran center of the NBA, whose twin brother, Jarron Collins, currently a scout for the Los Angeles Clippers,...
Via Ballertainment
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss

NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out

Longtime NBA big man Jason Collins is gay, and he doesn't care if you know it. Collins made that clear Monday, when the 12-year league veteran, who played for the Celtics and Wizards this season, opened up about his sexuality in a lengthy personal essay published in Sports Illustrated . With his announcement, Collins became the first active, openly gay athlete in major professional...
Via Fox Sports
April 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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