Pistons not signing Jason Collins

Updated: August 20, 2013, 3:22 PM ET
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The Detroit Pistons have passed on signing veteran center Jason Collins, according to a published report.

Sports Illustrated, which published Collins' co-authored April essay in which he announced he is gay, reported Detroit has elected not to sign Collins after recently working him out, citing an official in the team's front office.

ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein first reported earlier this month the Pistons had opened talks with Collins, who is ...

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