Jerry Stackhouse supports former teammate Jason Collins

In the little time Jerry Stackhouse spent as Jason Collins' teammate during the 2011-12 season in Atlanta, Collins won over the Brooklyn Nets forward. Stackhouse can fondly recall playing card games on planes with the center and how Collins always used to lend him extra tickets. Monday, Collins announced that he is gay, becoming the first active athlete in a United States men's team sport to do so. (

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