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A version of this story first appeared in the Jan. 31 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Jason Collins, 35, who last year became the first active male athlete on a U.S. pro team to publicly declare he is gay, has not found an NBA team interested in signing him since his contract with the Washington Wizards expired last summer.
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Yet even if the 7-footer is flying solo professionally, he’s found a teammate personally. Oscar-nominated producer Brunson Green (The Help) confirms to THR that he and Collins are dating, though he declines further comment.
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