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Commissioner Silver commends Collins on return to NBA

POSTED: Feb 23, 2014 3:40 PM ET

Official release


— NBA Commissioner Adam Silver issued the following statement on Sunday regarding Jason Collins' signing of a contract with the Brooklyn Nets:

"Jason told us that his goal was to earn another contract with an NBA team. Today, I want to commend him on achieving his goal. I know everyone in the NBA family is excited for him and proud that our league fosters an inclusive and respectful environment."