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Jason Collins

Basketball Player
Male
Born Dec 2, 1978

Jason Paul Collins is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Atlanta Hawks. Collins attended Stanford University, where he was an All-American in 2000–01 and appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated on March 15, 2000. He finished his career ranked #1 in school history for field goal percentage (.608) and #5 in blocked shots (89).… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1978 Birth Born on December 2, 1978.

TWENTIES

2000 - 2001 2 More Events
2002 23 Years Old 1 More Event
As a rookie along with Richard Jefferson, Collins played a significant role in the New Jersey Nets' first ever NBA Finals berth in 2002 against the Los Angeles Lakers. … Read More
2004 25 Years Old Prior to the 2004–05 season, he signed a $25 million contract extension with New Jersey for five more years. … Read More
2007 28 Years Old Collins began the 2007-08 season with the Nets and averaged 1.4 and 2.1 rebounds per game through 43 games, most of them as their starting center.
On February 4, 2008, Collins was traded along with cash considerations to the Memphis Grizzlies for Stromile Swift. … Read More

THIRTIES

2009 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Collins signed with the Atlanta Hawks on September 2, 2009.
2010 31 Years Old 1 More Event
Collins re-signed with the Hawks in the 2010 offseason.
2012 33 Years Old On July 31, 2012, Collins signed an undisclosed deal with the Boston Celtics. … Read More
On February 21, 2013, Collins and Leandro Barbosa were traded to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Jordan Crawford. … Read More
He became a free agent and did not play again until February 2014, when he signed with the Nets and became the first publicly gay athlete to play in any of four major North American pro sports leagues.
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