Updated: 04/30/2013 1:21 PM KSTP.com By: Maricella Miranda
On social media, thousands commented on news that NBA veteran Jason Collins is gay. Collins said Monday in a Sports Illustrated article: "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."
Below are local and national Tweets and Facebook messages about the former Minnesota Timberwolves player coming out of the closet.