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Sebastian Telfair turned down bigger money in China for NBA shot with Thunder Published: July 7, 2014

Sebastian Telfair reported turned down a mega deal in China for another shot in the NBA.

According to, Telfair, who agreed to a deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder last week, passed up a two-year $7 million deal from a team in the Chinese Basketball Association. Telfair has instead agreed to a 1-year deal with the Thunder for the veteran's minimum of about $1.3 million.

Telfair last played in 2013-14 for Tianjin Ronggang in China, averaging 26 points and six assists.

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