Mark Cuban vehemently let the world know Monday night how he feels about Jason Collins becoming the first openly gay player to participate in one of the four major professional sports in the United States.

“I don’t [care] about a guy’s sexuality,” the Dallas Mavericks’ owner said. “Period. End of story.”

The Brooklyn Nets signed Collins to a 10-day contract early Sunday and later that night he recorded no points, two rebounds and one steal in 11 minutes during a 108-102 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. Cuban, however, attempted to downplay the significance of Collins’ appearance with the Nets.

“I think it’s no big deal and that’s exactly the way it should be,” Cuban said. “It shouldn’t have been a big deal, it wasn’t a big deal and move on.

“Nothing to talk about. I think at some point it’s nothing to talk about and now it’s nothing to talk about.’’

Forward Vince Carter, who was a teammate of Collins with the Nets from 2004-08, understands why water coolers across America are buzzing with discussions about Brooklyn’s newest player.

“It’s new, it’s the hot topic, so we’re going to be asked about it,” Carter said. “I understand why, but at the time it was said, it’s done with, he’s played his game, we understand he’s the first player, openly gay player and all that.

“I think it’s time to move on.”