NBA veteran Jason Collins made national news and history today by coming out as the first gay active NBA player. He told his story to Sports Illustrated, and NBA fans saw a different side of a sport that is often kept behind closed doors.
Collins was born and raised in Los Angeles, so we talked to some of the LA stars that play on both the Clippers and the Lakers to get their reaction and see if they thought Jason would be treated differently on and off the court now.
What do you think of this historic moment, and how do you think it will affect the landscape of the league? Let us know in the comments below.