Sebastian Telfair Net Worth

Sebastian Telfair Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Sebastian Telfair net worth is
$8 Million

Sebastian Telfair Wiki Biography

Sebastian Telfair was born on 9 June 1985, in Brooklyn, New York City USA and is a professional basketball player, best known as playing for the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) team, the Xinjiang Flying Tigers. He previously played in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with various teams such as the Portland Trail Blazers. All of his endeavors have helped put his net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Sebastian Telfair? As of mid-2016, sources estimate a net worth that is at $8 million, mostly earned through a career in professional basketball. He’s played with numerous NBA teams and was one of the top prospects of the game while in high school. He’s also participated in films and books. As he continues his career, his wealth is expected to increase.

Sebastian Telfair Net Worth $8 million

Telfair attended Abraham Lincoln High School, and during his time there became one of the top prospects for college basketball. He was considered a five star recruit by and was the number six player out of high school in 2004. He had originally committed to play with the University of Louisville but then decided to go straight into the NBA.

Sebastian was the 13th overall pick during the 2004 NBA draft, selected by the Portland Trail Blazers. Just after a month of playing with the team, he became part of the starting lineup but had difficulties adjusting to the game, contributing little, however, after a very poor record in the season, the team decided to change their head coach, and Telfair’s statistics started to improve a little. However, because he wasn’t living up to expectations, he constantly received pressure from fans and the media – he suffered a thumb injury and missed 12 games. After returning, he would become the backup point guard for Steve Blake, but in June 2006, he was traded to the Boston Celtics, however, after one season he was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had his best season in the NBA during this time, having an average of 5.9 assists and 9.3 points per game. He was given a three-year contract with the Timberwolves, but was then traded in 2009 to the Los Angeles Clippers. In 2010, he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, but was traded back to the Timberwolves a few months later. During the lockout season of 2011, Telfair signed with the Phoenix Suns making impressive statistics as compared to his previous performances, but after he was traded to the Toronto Raptors in 2013, he became a free agent.

With no prospects in the NBA to pick him up, he signed with the Tianjin Ronggang of the CBA, playing there for a year before returning to the NBA to play for the Oklahoma City Thunder. After four months, he was waived and then he became part of the Xinjiang Flying Tigers during the 2014 to 2015 season.

Due to his popularity during high school, he became the subject of the book “The Jump: Sebastian Telfair and the High-Stakes Business of High School Ball”. He was also in the documentary entitled “Through the Fire” which was about his final year in high school.

For his personal life, he is married to Samantha Rodriguez. It is known that Telfair has had a few run-ins with the law; in 2006, he reported that a chain worth $50,000 was stolen from him but he was unable to identify any of the suspects. In 2007, he was arrested on a felony, possession of a weapon which was discovered after police had searched his vehicle. The following year, he pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon and was given three years probation.

Full NameRaef LaFrentz
Net Worth$8 Million
Salary1.5 million USD
Date Of BirthJune 9, 1985
Place Of BirthConey Island, New York City, New York, United States
Height6' (1.83 m)
ProfessionBasketball player
EducationAbraham Lincoln High School, Abraham Lincoln High School
SpouseSamantha Rodriguez
ChildrenSebastian Telfair Jr., Samaya Telfair
ParentsSylvester Telfair, Erica Telfair
SiblingsEthan Telfair
MoviesThe Game Plan, Through the Fire
1(June 28) The Portland Trail Blazers traded Telfair to the Boston Celtics for the 7th overall pick in the 2006 NBA draft, and a player to be named later. [2006]
2Traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Minnesota Timberwolves. [July 2010]
3Will be in NBA training camp with the Boston Celtics this fall. [June 2006]
4Son of Erica Telfair. Brother of Ethan Telfair. Half-brother of Daniel Turner. Cousin of Jamel Thomas and Stephon Marbury.
5Has a daughter, Samaya Brooklyn (b. 21 October 2005), with girlfriend Samantha Rodriguez.
6On June 28, 2006 he was traded by the Portland Trail Blazers along with center Theo Ratliff, and a 2008 2nd round draft pick to the Boston Celtics for center Raef LaFrentz, guard Dan Dickau, the #7 pick of the 2006 NBA Draft (guard Randy Foye), and cash.
7The 13th overall pick in the 2004 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers out of Abraham Lincoln High School. Cousin of Stephon Marbury.


The Game Plan2007Club Guest


Quite Frankly with Stephen A. Smith2006TV SeriesHimself
ESPN City Slam2006TV SeriesHimself
Through the Fire2005DocumentaryHimself

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