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.'