Aunt 'very proud' of NBA player's decision to come out

The aunt of the basketball player Jason Collins - the first openly gay NBA player - has said she is very proud of his decision to come out.

Judge Teri L Jackson told the Associated Press that he comes from a long line of trailblazers,

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Obama 'proud' of gay NBA star

US President Barack Obama has told US basketball player Jason Collins that he "couldn't be prouder of him" for coming out as gay while playing in a major sports league.