** FILE ** Utah Jazz center John Amaechi, of Great Britain, shoots against the Sacramento Kings during the fourth quarter in this Dec. 14, 2002 file photo, in Salt Lake City. The small, exclusive club of openly gay professional male athletes has a new member. Former NBA centre John Amaechi, who spent five seasons with four teams, on Wednesday became the first NBA player to publicly come out. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)