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Celebs & Athletes Praise Collins for Coming Out

Published on NewsOK Published: April 29, 2013

Sports figures and celebrities alike are reacting to the groundbreaking decision by NBA player Jason Collins to become the first major professional athlete to come out as gay. Below is a compilation of some of the latest comments posted on social media.

L.A. Laker Kobe Bryant: "Proud of @jasoncollins34. Don't suffocate who u r because of the ignorance of others."

L.A. Laker Steve Nash: "The time has come. Maximum respect. RT @Baron_Davis: I am so proud of my bro."

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