Telfair may get ring before playing time

Former New York City prep star is learning the NBA game from the bench

Updated: April 27, 2010, 7:13 PM ET
By Chris Broussard | ESPNNewYork.com

By now, Sebastian Telfair was supposed to be having the kind of games Derrick Rose has been producing in the playoffs against Cleveland. Six years removed from one of the most storied high school careers in recent New York City history, Telfair figured to be an All-Star, a max player and a marketing marvel at this point.

Instead, as Rose has carved up the Cavaliers, Telfair's watching from the Cleveland bench in slacks and a handsome blazer.

Telfair, 24, is no longer ...

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