8 Facts About Jason Collins

1. In 2001, Jason Collins was drafted into the NBA to play for the New Jersey Nets team.

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2. On November 19, 2014, Jason Collins announced his retirement from professional basketball after 13 seasons in the NBA.

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3. On March 15, 2014, Jason Collins signed with the Nets for the rest of the season.

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4. On March 5, 2014, Jason Collins signed a second 10-day contract with the Nets.

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5. On February 23, 2014, Jason Collins signed a 10-day contract to rejoin the Nets, who had since moved to Brooklyn.

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6. On July 31, 2012, Jason Collins signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.

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7. On February 4, 2008, Jason Collins was traded along with cash considerations to the Memphis Grizzlies for Stromile Swift.

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8. In 2001, Jason Collins was named to All-Pac-10 first team, and the National Association of Basketball Coaches voted him to their third-team All-American team.

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