3. Jason Collins
2013 whereabouts: All over the news and at the end of the Wizards bench.
On impact alone, Jason Collins should be able to sit on someone's bench. At 34, he can still give a team garbage minutes. He recently came out of the closet, becoming the first active gay American pro athlete to come out. His announcement sent shockwaves throughout the sports world. Him being an active player next season would speak volumes even though he won't be a regular contributor.