Report: Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault


first_imgPhilippine Arena Interchange inaugurated No date was given for the alleged assault.The Los Angeles Times reports that Tennant’s lawyer declined to say whether she reported the alleged assault to police.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsWalton was let go by the Lakers earlier this month and hired by the Kings.The Lakers say they were never told of the allegations when Walton was their coach and have no additional comment because he now works for another team. The Kings say they are aware of the report and gathering additional information. The team had no other comment.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess View comments Readying for his return, Gennady Golovkin seeks path back to Canelo Alvarez Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid FILE – In this Oct. 20, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Luke Walton directs his team during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Houston Rockets in Los Angeles. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement said Saturday, April 13, 2019, that Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Lakers following three losing seasons. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)SACRAMENTO, California— A female sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit.TMZ reported Monday night, citing legal documents, that Kelli Tennant is suing Walton. TMZ reports that Tennant claims she went to Walton’s hotel room to discuss a book she was writing when Walton pinned her to the bed, forcibly kissed her and groped her. The alleged incident happened before Walton became coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2016 and while Tennant worked for Sportsnet LA.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img

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