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Another draft all about potential

Updated: July 8, 2004, 8:28 AM ET
By Pete Thamel | Special to ESPN.com

NEW YORK -- The biggest buzz that shot through Madison Square Garden on draft night came from a player who wasn't even invited to The Theatre's party.

For weeks, speculation swirled that the Portland Trail Blazers were hot and heavy for Lincoln High point guard Sebastian Telfair. But no one from Coney Island to Ellis Island expected Telfair's name to pop up at No. 13 on Thursday night.

In the end, however, that's how the 2004 draft will be remembered. NBA teams made a firm declaration ...

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