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Kings, NBA begin sex-assault inquiry into coach Luke Walton

The Sacramento Kings and the NBA have begun a joint investigation into allegations that coach Luke Walton sexually assaulted a woman. The Kings and the league say they will be looking into the accusations from a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles by former sportscaster Kelli Tennant. Walton’s attorney has called the allegations “baseless” and says the coach will prove that in court.

Kings coach Luke Walton accused of sex assault in lawsuit

A former sports reporter has accused new Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexual assault in a lawsuit. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles, alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica while he was as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors. Walton’s lawyer calls the allegations “baseless” and says Tennant is an “opportunist.”

AP source: Luke Walton reaches agreement to be Kings coach

A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons. The 39-year-old Walton was dismissed by the Lakers on Friday after Los Angeles went 37-45. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Walton’s next step hadn’t been finalized. A formal announcement is expected in the next couple of days.

Luke Walton out as Lakers coach after 3 losing seasons

Luke Walton is out as coach of the Los Angeles Lakers after three losing seasons. The former Lakers forward went 98-148 in his first permanent head coaching job. Walton was let go just three days after the Lakers ended their 37-45 season with the abrupt resignation of president of basketball operations Magic Johnson.

Los Angeles Lakers fire Byron Scott

Byron Scott will not be back to coach the Los Angeles Lakers after winning only 38 games over the worst two seasons in the franchise’s 68-year history.