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Jason Collins claims only one NBA player has taunted him with anti-gay language

Outside of 'one knucklehead,' gay basketball player Collins has faced no problems from others in the league
Out professional basketball player Jason Collins wearing a Boston Celtic uniform

Out basketball player Jason Collins refuses to worry about the one opponent who taunted him with bigoted language.

The first openly gay athlete in the National Basketball Association has had no problems thus far,  minus one player he refuses to name.

'One player, one knucklehead from another team,' the Brooklyn center said in an interview with the Daily News. 'He's a knucklehead. So I just let it go. Again, that goes back to controlling what you can control. That's how I conduct myself - just being professional.'

The NBA veteran would rather focus on how a gay player on a team is not a 'distraction.'

'I hope this shows all players that you can still have your life off the court and not have to hide anything,' Collins said in the interview

'And still have your life on the court or on the field or on the ice, I guess, in hockey. That's a credit to my teammates and the entire Nets organization - from ownership to coaching to teammates to everyone,' he continued.

GSN loves Collins for just playing and turning a deaf ear toward the 'knuckleheads.'

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Yes, thanks for interview! I have a Collins 98 shirt from when he came out! a Treasure! Thanks to Jason, and Robbie, and Tom and soon Michael.. for being Really Big Men!