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.