NBA Commissioner David Stern has reacted to the news that Jason Collins has come out as gay, saying in in a statement:
"We have known the Collins family since Jason and Jarron joined the NBA in 2001 and they have been exemplary members of the NBA family.
"Jason has been a widely respected player and teammate throughout his career and we are proud he has assumed the leadership mantle on this very important issue.”
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