Jason Collins (34) drives against Charlotte Bobcats Kwame Brown (right) during the first half at Philips Arena in Atlanta on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010. Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com

Former Hawk Jason Collins tests positive for coronavirus

Former Hawk Jason Collins revealed Tuesday on Twitter that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Collins spent three seasons with the Hawks (2009-12) and played for five other teams during his 13-year NBA career. Collins became the first openly gay male athlete playing in a major team sport when he revealed his orientation in 2013, his next-to-last NBA season.

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