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Jason Collins Signs With Nets For Remainder Of Season

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets on the court during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on February 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jason Collins of the Brooklyn Nets on the court during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers at STAPLES Center on February 23, 2014. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (AP) –  Jason Collins has been signed for the rest of the season by the Brooklyn Nets.

The NBA’s first openly gay player had finished his second 10-day contract, which meant the Nets had to sign him for the remainder of the season if they wanted to keep him.

Collins has added five points, six rebounds and six steals in eight gamesicon1 Jason Collins Signs With Nets For Remainder Of Season since signing his first deal on Feb. 23.

He’s been a reliableicon1 Jason Collins Signs With Nets For Remainder Of Season veteran big man on a team that has lost center Brook Lopez for the season and has recently been without Kevin Garnett because of back spasms.

Collins is playingicon1 Jason Collins Signs With Nets For Remainder Of Season his 13th season in the league, including six previous seasons with the Nets.

(Copyright 2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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