When Jason Collins revealed he was gay, he had an ally waiting for him in Denver. Because Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried gets it. He doesn't rebound only for himself. He rebounds for his moms.
If the Denver Nuggets reach the NBA Finals, one of their devoted followers will be Nicholas Owens -- who has struggled for years with spina bifida but has been an inspiration to the entire team.
Chauncey Billups has won an NBA title, been Finals MVP and is now driving Denver's playoff run. Not bad for a guy who has changed teams six times.