Jason Collins Makes Debut Before the Home Crowd

The NBA's first openly gay player takes the court in Brooklyn, drawing a standing ovation.
3:00 | 03/04/14

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And basket ought to tell you about now last night was a record setter for LeBron james' big time reporter and 61 points against Charlotte last night his career high at the king James in Miami franchise record. On his way to those 61 points James in his first 83 point attempts after the game the heat's coach summed it all up saying. James quote was in great -- by the way the -- won that game 124 -- 107. And the Brooklyn -- are also in action last night hosting the Chicago Bulls. Tell us your fan of either team -- think and I big deal. But when the NBA's first openly gay players finally playing a home game that wasn't exactly your ordinary regular season affair. After hearing his name chanted over and over by the -- fans Jason Collins was called off the bench with just under three minutes of play last night. The sold out crowd finally got their way. Collins didn't score but he grabbed a rebound -- how to steal in the next winning effort. Afterward Collins said it was a lot of fun to get into the game in front of the home fans. -- support -- Dollars in current programs. -- those people who support the notice and Collins can get used to being with the seat -- current ten day contract expires today but the team is going to sign him to a second deal of the same -- and the expectation is that Collins will remain with the team through the end of the season before last night's game one reporter asked about all the media attention. It's starting to O'Donnell root zone so many ways you can run quite a story. -- all the court stuff and eventually. To put the focus will be about the banks or other teams don't. The nets have won three straight. Frankly -- -- very humble guy handling all the attention and while he's channeling it great and again he wants to focus on the game he's not saying look at me -- all this but I'm -- certainly doing a great job his Jersey is like being the hottest selling Jersey in the in the I have right now. And the -- doing well some regrets them.

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