NBA Player Jason Collins Makes History


Jason Collins spent sixteen years playing in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for teams such as the Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets. On May 6, 2013, in the cover story of Sports Illustrated magazine, written by Collins himself, Collins came out as gay. Collins was the … Continue reading

1992 U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball Team
Magic Johnson on the Dream Team

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Basketball superstar Magic Johnson reflects on what it was like to be part of the 1992 U.S. Olympic basketball team, also known as the “Dream Team.” Johnson describes the competitive spirit and the great basketball he witnessed while training with the members of his team. He also gives personal anecdotes … Continue reading

Donald Sterling
Magic Johnson on Clippers Owner Donald Sterling

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Former NBA player Magic Johnson discusses the racist comments made by Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Sterling specifically pointed out Johnson, and Johnson says he is hurt by the comments, and that such statements have no place in society. On April 29, 2014, Sterling was banned from the NBA … Continue reading