Celtics rally around Collins

Pierce, KG and others support ex-teammate's decision to come out

Updated: April 30, 2013, 7:34 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers sensed that Jason Collins had something profound to tell him when he phoned a few days back and struggled to put it into words. Rivers saw where the conversation was headed and informed his former player that what he was about to say was a nonfactor in the coach's eyes.

"He told me he was coming out and I told him, 'Great, good, let's move forward,'" said Rivers. "I jokingly said, 'I wish you could've gotten me more rebounds, because that's ...

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