Collins played 11 minutes for the Brooklyn Nets against the Los Angeles Lakers and was greeted warmly by fans.
Golden dreams were dashed this week on the ice at Sochi.
From Pussy Riot to a revamped Coke ad, there's been no shortage of Sochi spoofing this winter.
As the Sochi Winter Olympics begin to wind down, the figure skating gold medal winner reflects on how things have changed since he came out publicly and why the games shouldn't be ignored
Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski talk social media, Pussy Riot, and LGBT activists in Russia.
Johnny Weir is showing solidarity with the people of Ukraine through his hair.
Ireen Wüst has picked up another silver medal in Sochi, while Aussie snowboarder Belle Brockhoff deals with family drama.
The International Olympic Committee is defending the removal of several LGBT activists from the Olympic village Sunday, including a transgender former member of Italy's parliament.