Gilgeous-Alexander, acquired from the Clippers in the blockbuster Paul George trade, knows some expect him to help offset Westbrook's loss.
Telfair was convicted of one count of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in April following a jury trial.
Oklahoma City and the 30-year-old forward agreed to a buyout Thursday, the team announced.
"I wouldn't necessarily agree with that because that would infer that we were wanting to trade Paul George," Presti told reporters Thursday.
Chris Paul is ready for his new opportunity with the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Paul was sent from the Rockets, along with multiple draft picks, to the Thunder this month as part of the Russell Westbrook trade.
Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were officially introduced as members of the Clippers on Wednesday.
Russell Westbrook's arrival will make the Rockets successful, according to an "excited" James Harden.
Russell Westbrook's arrival will make the Houston Rockets successful, according to an "excited" James Harden.
The angry fan said he wanted to kill the GM and coach and threatened both of their families, according to court documents.