Posted by on April 25, 2019 1:14 pm
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  • Kelli Tennant says she was afraid Walton would rape her at hotel
  • Lawyer for Kings coach says assault claims are ‘baseless’
  • Kings and NBA are taking allegations ‘very seriously’

The NBA and Sacramento Kings have launched a joint investigation into allegations Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman in 2014.

Former sports reporter Kelli Tennant said she visited Walton, who was then an assistant coach with the Golden State Warriors, at a Santa Monica hotel. Walton had written a forward to her book and she wanted to give him a copy. In a lawsuit filed earlier this week Tennant alleges Walton invited her to his room and assaulted her.

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