Posted by on April 23, 2019 7:31 am
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  • Former sports reporter says she was assaulted in hotel room
  • Walton is now coach of Sacramento Kings
  • Kings and Walton have no comment on allegations

New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles on Monday alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica during his time as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors.

According to the suit, Tennant considered Walton to be a friend and mentor and was also friendly with his wife before the incident. She alleges the incident occurred when she tried to deliver him a copy of her book – that Walton wrote the forward for – while he stayed at the Casa Del Mar Hotel during a Warriors road trip to Los Angeles.

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