NBA 7-footer who died unexpectedly as a result of an enlarged heart in 2005. He played for the Atlanta Hawks at the time of his death and was memorialized by his teammates with black shoulder patches on their jerseys.
He won the Ohio State Basketball Championship with Catholic Central High School in 1996.
The Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award was named in his honor.
He married a woman named Katie in 2001.
He was teammates with French player Boris Diaw in Atlanta.