NBA ready for an openly gay player?
How the league and its fans will respond to Jason Collins after his announcement
Jason Collins, an NBA veteran of 12 years, became the first active male player in a major American sports league to announce that he is gay, doing so in a personal essay Monday in Sports Illustrated. Numerous current players, including Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade, applauded his decision. Will the rest of the league show the same acceptance? We ask a few longtime league-watchers.
1. What was your reaction upon hearing the news?
Kevin Arnovitz, ESPN.com: (1) Happy that Jason Collins ...
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