Sebastian Telfair Convicted in Gun Case Faces 15 Yrs in Prison
4/24/2019 4:30 PM PDT
Ex-NBA star Sebastian Telfair has been convicted of possessing a firearm … and could be sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Telfair — a 33-year-old former high school phenom who spent 12 seasons in the NBA — was busted back in June 2017 in Brooklyn …. after cops found several weapons during a traffic stop.
Officials say Telfair — who played with the Trail Blazers, Celtics, Clippers and Timberwolves, to name a few — had 3 pistols and what appeared to be a semi-automatic rifle.
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Cops say he was also carrying a ton of ammo and a bulletproof vest … as well as some weed.
Telfair pled not guilty and fought the charges … but was found guilty by a jury in NYC on Wednesday of felony criminal possession of a weapon, according to our law enforcement sources.
He is due back in court in June for sentencing … where he’s facing up to 15 years in prison.