Collins jersey sale proceeds to go to charity | Bangkok Post: news

News > Sports

Collins jersey sale proceeds to go to charity

- +

The NBA is to donate all proceeds from the sale of Brooklyn Nets jerseys that once belonged to Jason Collins to two gay rights groups. 

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets looks on during a game against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on February 27, 2014 in Denver, Colorado

Collins became the first openly gay, active male athlete in one of the four major North American professional team sports Sunday, when he signed as a free agent with his original team, the Nets.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

0 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments