Jason Collins gets standing ovation at first Brooklyn home game

Jason Collins warms up prior to Monday's game. - Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

The Nets will offer Collins a second 10-day contract and likely sign him for the rest of the season.

Jason Collins scored 0 points and only played the final 2:41 in the Brooklyn Nets' 96-80 win over the Chicago Bulls. But that didn't stop the home crowd from chanting his name and giving him a standing ovation in his first appearance there as an openly gay NBA player.

Before the game, media reports said the Nets would sign Collins to a second 10-day contract and then likely sign him for the remainder of the season. The Nets are 3-1 since Collins signed Feb. 23.

With the game in Brooklyn, Collins was trending on Twitter:

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