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Jason Collins: Good to be back on the court Published: February 24, 2014

Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in North America's four major professional sports Sunday when he played 11 minutes in the Brooklyn Nets 108-102 over the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center.

Collins held news conferences before and after Sunday night's game, which was something of a novelty for a player who has been a role player in his previous 12 NBA seasons. But neither he nor his teammates felt the hoopla surrounding his return to the NBA after revealing his sexual orientation last April had been a distraction.

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