Wizards Statement on Jason Collins' Announcement

April 29, 2013

WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement is from Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld on behalf of the team:

“We are extremely proud of Jason and support his decision to live his life proudly and openly. He has been a leader on and off the court and an outstanding teammate throughout his NBA career. Those qualities will continue to serve him both as a player and as a positive role model for others of all sexual orientation.”