A blogger does some sleuthing and comes up with this:
So, I went trundling around the internets tubes in the hopes of finding out some additional info. I found a post on Woxy.com an LA radio station's message board that the player's name and book is to come out (pun intended? no.) in a book titled Man in the Middle February 20.
I continued to scroll down on the message board and found this:
Not that it matters, but a quick google (sic) search on the subject reveals John Amaechi.
The Fanhouse is not in the practice of outing anyone (at least as far as I know), so you will find no speculating here. (Plus, the last time I wrote anything remotely this controversial, there was massive outrage from a few crazies.) But since openly gay professional athletes are more rare than a three-pointer from Shaq, this story will probably explode in the coming weeks, and I thought it should be brought to your attention.