Sources: Telfair, Thunder reach agreement

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Sources: Telfair, Thunder reach agreement
July 2, 2014, 8:00 am

After a one-year hiatus, Sebastian Telfair will make his return to the NBA for the 2014-15 season.

The free agent point guard and Oklahoma City Thunder have reached an agreement, league sources informed CSNNW.com.

According to sources that requested to remain anonymous, the terms agreed to is for one-year at the veteran’s minimum after meeting with team officials and touring the city recently. The speedy guard has a career average of 7.4 points, 1.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists. The Portland Trail Blazers took the high school phenom No. 13 overall in the 2004 NBA Draft.

Reggie Jackson expressed a desire to be inserted into the starting lineup at the end of the Thunder’s 2014 playoff run, which could place Telfair in a natural backup point guard role.

Telfair, 29, played for the Tianjin Ronggang in China last season.