Attended the Abraham Lincoln HS in Brooklyn, New York.
Played college ball at Georgia Tech until 1996.
Selected by the Milwaukee Bucks as 4th overall pick in the 1996 NBA Draft.
His draft rights were traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Played there until 1998
Traded to the New Jersey Nets in 1998. Played there until 2001.
Traded to the Phoenix Suns in July 2001.
Traded to the New York Knicks in January 2004. Waived in February 2009.
Signed with the Boston Celtics in February 2009.
Signed with Shanxi Zhongyu (China) in January 2010.
Moved to Foshan Dragon Lions (China) in 2010-11.
Signed with the Beijing Ducks (China) in August 2011.
Named senior MVP at the ABCD Camp in 1994.
Led Lincoln HS to a New York City PSAL title in 1995.
Named Gatorade national player of the year in 1995.
Named to the USA Today All-USA 1st Team in 1995.
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie 1st Team in 1996-97.
Selected to the NBA All-Star Game in 2001 and 2003.
Named to the All-NBA 3rd Team in 2002-03.
Voted to the HoopsHype.com All-NBA 3rd Team in 2002-03 and 2003-04.
Member of the US Team that lost three games and won the bronze medal in the 2004 Olympic Games.
Selected to the Chinese League All-Star Game in 2010, and 2011 and 2012. Named MVP in 2010.
Won the Chinese League with the Beijing Ducks in 2012.
Named Best Foreign Player of the Chinese League in 2013.
Cousin of NBA player Sebastian Telfair.