Sebastian Telfair signs with Oklahoma City Thunder

Brooklyn native Sebastian Telfair #31 of the Phoenix Brooklyn native Sebastian Telfair #31 of the Phoenix Suns controls the ball against the Brooklyn Nets on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

advertisement | advertise on newsday

OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed free agent point guard Sebastian Telfair.

The Thunder made the announcement in a news release on Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Telfair joins the Thunder after spending last season with Tianjin Ronggang in China, where he averaged 26.1 points, 6.0 assists and 2.0 steals.

The 13th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft, Telfair owns career averages of 7.4 points, 3.5 assists, 1.6 rebounds during nine seasons with Portland, Boston, Minnesota, the Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland, Phoenix and Toronto.

In his most recent NBA season, he averaged 5.6 points and 2.6 assists in 60 games for Phoenix and Toronto.

The Thunder needed to fill the position because Derek Fisher now coaches the New York Knicks.

You also may be interested in: