Derrick Gordon, a native of nearby Plainfield, N.J., on Wednesday became the first openly gay player in Division I men’s college basketball.
“That was important to me, knowing that sexuality didn’t matter, than the NBA was OK with it,” Gordon said.
Collins tweeted about the news:
— Jason Collins (@jasoncollins34) April 9, 2014
Read the news story on Gordon here.
And read Kate Fagan’s ESPNW column here.