Right behind the army of people congratulating Jason Collins for coming out today was a smaller army of dedicated wiseasses who were determined to remind you that Jason Collins has had a rather unremarkable 12-year NBA career.
NBA free agent Jason Collins, who played his college ball at Stanford and has been bouncing around the league for the past 12 years, came out in a Sports Illustrated cover story today. "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center," the essay begins. "I'm black. And I'm gay."