As always, Twitter is ready for something big to happen. Tonight, Jason Collins made Twitter go off.
Jason Collins checks into the game. Makes history.
— Chris Palmer (@ChrisPalmerNBA) February 24, 2014
— FOX Sports Live (@FOXSportsLive) February 24, 2014
Nets lead the Lakers, 35-25, and did quite well to take the pressure off Jason Collins, who comes in now early in the second quarter.
— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) February 24, 2014
He’ll defend Kaman, who hit 2 of his first 3 shots. LAL down 11. RT @KevinDing: Some applause when Jason Collins is introduced.
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) February 24, 2014
Jason Collins has checked into the game, becoming the first ever openly gay active player in North America’s 4 recognized major team sports.
— theScore (@theScore) February 24, 2014
Great to see @jasoncollins34 check in to this game. First openly gay player to ever play an NBA game
— Laker Nation (@LakerNation) February 24, 2014
Jason Collins checks in. Not much of a crowd reaction.
— Dave McMenamin (@mcten) February 24, 2014
Jason Kidd reportedly wanted a backup big man who talked on defense. Now talking on defense: Jason Collins.
— Kevin Arnovitz (@kevinarnovitz) February 24, 2014
Lakers fans give nice round of applause for Jason Collins as he checks in with 10:28 left in the second quarter.
— Mike Bresnahan (@Mike_Bresnahan) February 24, 2014
I was expecting a bit more from the Staples Center crowd when Jason Collins checked in. But maybe that’s a good thing. #justplay
— Ramona Shelburne (@ramonashelburne) February 24, 2014