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Collins officially announced his retirement from the NBA on Monday, Sports Illustrated reports.

Collins was a former first-round pick out of Stanford, but never really live up to his billing. Over the course of his career, the seven-footer averaged 3.6 points, 3.7 rebounds and 0.5 blocks per game. At 35 years of age, it appears he has decided to move beyond the game.

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Jason Collins said he's not sure if he's going to play in the NBA next season.

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Jason Collins has been named to Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential list.

This honor comes as a nice ending to what has been an extremely turbulent year for Collins off the court. He hasn't played in either of the Nets' two playoff games so far, but did speak briefly about being named to the list, "It's a cool honor, but I know I'm not doing this just by myself."

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The Nets have officially signed Jason Collins for the rest of the season.

Collins' statistical contributions are negligible for Brooklyn, but he gives them another solid defender, pick-setter and rebounder while Kevin Garnett (back spasms) continues to recover. The Nets have hung their hats on defense lately, allowing their opponents to score the fewest points of any team in their past 10 games.

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The Nets are expected to sign F/C Jason Collins for the remainder of the season when his second 10-day contract is up on Thursday.

No surprise here, and no fantasy implications, either.

Jason Collins C BKN 9 Months

The Nets signed Jason Collins to a second 10-day contract on Wednesday, as expected.

The veteran center is averaging more personal fouls (2.2) than combined points (0.6), rebounds (1.0), assists (0.2) and blocks (0.0). He'll continue to rebound, set hard picks and play physical defense, and his presence is a nice insurance policy with Kevin Garnett bothered by back spasms.

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Jason Collins will receive a second 10-day deal from the Nets, according to Yahoo! Sports.

His first 10-day deal will expire on Tuesday and the Nets will have him until at least Mar. 14. After Collins' second 10-day expires, the team would have to sign him for the rest of the season. In his four games with the Nets, Collins averaged 0.8 points, 1.0 boards, 0.3 assists and 0.8 steals in 8.5 minutes per game.

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Jason Collins is expected to remain a Net for the rest of the season.

Collins' 10-day contract expires next week, but the Nets are reportedly "all but certain" to keep him for the rest of the season, according to sources. Collins has averaged nine minutes per contest in two games with the Nets and has yet to score, so while this is a great human interest story, Collins has absolutely no fantasy value at the moment.

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Jason Collins made his season debut for the Nets on Sunday with no points, two rebounds, one steal and two turnovers in 11 minutes.

He played down the stretch of this game and his debut went a lot better than his stat line shows. Collins' effort in an NBA game tonight goes beyond the basketball court in what was a historic night at Staples Center. While this will be a huge story all season, it's not going to have many fantasy basketball implications.

Jason Collins C BKN 9 Months

The Brooklyn Nets have officially signed Jason Collins to a 10-day contract, and he will be available to play in Sunday's game vs. the Lakers.

This marks a historic day, as Jason Collins will be the first openly gay athlete in major professional sports. However, with career averages of 3.6 points and 3.8 rebounds, he is clearly not a fantasy asset.