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OKC Thunder: Westboro Baptist Church plans protest at Game 5 in Oklahoma City

The Westboro Baptist Church sent out a notice today on Twitter saying they plan to protest the fifth game of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rocket's playoff bout In light of NBA veteran Jason Collins becoming the first active professional athlete who is openly homosexual.

The Ultimate Rockets blog on the Houston Chronicle's website says Westboro supporters have also sent threatening messages to Collins.

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