FILE- John Amaechi, the first British player to start in an NBA game, playfully covers a tee shirt that states "Amaechi Tea Co." at a news conference in Orlando, Fla. USA, in this file photo dated Tuesday Aug. 8, 2000. Amaechi became the first openly gay former NBA player with a landmark public statement in 2007, three years after retiring, but in a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Amaechi disclosed that he is in contact with gay English Premier League players to advise them about gay issues. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove, File)

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FILE- John Amaechi, the first British player to start in an NBA game, playfully covers a tee shirt that states "Amaechi Tea Co." at a news conference in Orlando, Fla. USA, in this file photo dated Tuesday Aug. 8, 2000.  Amaechi became the first openly gay former NBA player with a landmark public statement in 2007, three years after retiring, but in a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Amaechi disclosed that he is in contact with gay English Premier League players to advise them about gay issues. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove, File)
FILE- John Amaechi, the first British player to start in an NBA game, playfully covers a tee shirt that states "Amaechi Tea Co." at a news conference in Orlando, Fla. USA, in this file photo dated Tuesday Aug. 8, 2000. Amaechi became the first openly gay former NBA player with a landmark public statement in 2007, three years after retiring, but in a telephone interview with The Associated Press, Amaechi disclosed that he is in contact with gay English Premier League players to advise them about gay issues. (AP Photo/Peter Cosgrove, File)
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