One of the best basketball products out of New York City has lost mom and brother after battling coronavirus.
Erica Telfair, mother of the former NBA and Sebastian Telfair, star of Abraham Lincoln High School, died on Monday after fighting the virus, although her official cause of death is unknown. She was 64 years old.
His disappearance comes after his son and Sebastian’s older brother, Dan Turner, died on March 28 of COVID-19. Former Lincoln coach Dwayne “Tiny” Morton has confirmed both deaths.
During an interview with Undefeated in late March, former Knicks and Nets guard Stephon Marbury, Telfair’s cousin, said Turner died of COVID-19. He also noted that Telfair’s mom was “fighting for her life” because of “this virus”.
Both Sebastian and younger brother Ethan Telfair, who played in Lincoln and the state of Idaho, posted their mother’s memories on social media on Monday. “Show me the x-rays. I’m not an expert. We just hurt! “was posted on Sebastian’s story on Instagram along with his mother’s name, her birthday and the day she died.
“Rest In Peace Mommy,” Ethan wrote on Twitter on Sunday. “Until we meet my angel again.”