TMZ: Kings HC Luke Walton Sued for Sexual Assault by Reporter Kelli Tennant

Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Sunday, March 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Tyler Kaufman)

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Former SportsNet LA reporter Kelli Tennant has filed a lawsuit against Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton in which she says he sexually assaulted her in May 2017, according to TMZ Sports.

According to the lawsuit, Tennant said Walton forced himself onto her in his hotel room. She said he invited her up to discuss potentially writing the foreword of a book she was writing. 

    

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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April 22, 2019 at 06:16PM

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