Steve Nash retired from basketball on Saturday. He is 41 years old. In this case, “retired” means that he will not play basketball professionally any more.
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Jason Collins is a basketball player who played for the Celtics and the Wizards this year.
He’s 34 years old, and he is seven feet tall and weighs 255 pounds.
He is charismatic, intelligent and well educated.
On the court, he is a tough, physical player.
All of those facts describe Collins.
But there is one fact about him that he revealed in Sports Illustrated magazine this week, that relatively few people knew.
Collins is gay.
He is the first male professional athlete, who is still playing a major North American sport, to openly announce that that he is gay.
It is often said that a sign of greatness is making others around you better. If that’s the case, then there can be very few better than Canadian basketball player Steve Nash.
Nash is a two-time winner of the Most Valuable Player award in the National Basketball Association: for the 2004/2005 and 2005/2006 seasons.
Nash recently achieved another significant milestone in his career.
He surpassed the 10,000 career assists mark.