Former NBA player, John Amaechi has come out of the closet as a gay man.
Amaechi played for five seasons in the position of center for four teams, including a brief stint with the New York Knicks.
Amaechi has written a book about his life called Man In The Middle. It’s due to be released on February 14.
John Amaechi was born in the UK and has a Nigerian Father and a white mother.
Congratulations to John. It takes courage to come out of the closet, especially if you are a celebrity and a macho sports figure.
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