Rotowire: Nov 19 / 7:57a ET
News: Collins officially announced his retirement from the NBA on Monday, Sports Illustrated reports.
Impact: 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.
StatsLLC: Nov 19 / 12:00a ET
News: Collins, the NBA's first openly gay player, announced his retirement on Wednesday.
Impact: The 35-year-old Collins played 22 games with the Brooklyn Nets last season and was not on the roster this season. He started his career with the New Jersey Nets in 2001 and rejoined the franchise in Brooklyn in February.