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Silver: Collins' sexuality not a factor

Updated: February 10, 2014, 7:55 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

NBA journeyman Jason Collins hasn't found a team since announcing last April that he is gay.  Commissioner Adam Silver says the reason for his NBA unemployment has nothing to do with his sexual orientation.

"In terms of Jason not getting signed, based on everything I've been told, it's a basketball decision," Silver said. "Our teams want to win and Jason waited until the very tail end of his career to make that announcement."

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