Jason Collier

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Birthday
8, 1977
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1977 (age 40)
Birthplace
Ohio

About

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.

Before Fame

He won the Ohio State Basketball Championship with Catholic Central High School in 1996.

Trivia

The Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award was named in his honor.

Family Life

He married a woman named Katie in 2001.

Associated With

He was teammates with French player Boris Diaw in Atlanta.