Woman accuses Sacramento Kings head coach of sexual assault

Sports broadcaster Kelli Tennant claims Luke Walton assaulted her inside a hotel, but Walton's attorney said her claim "is not credible." ABC News' Mona Kosar Abdi reports.
1:50 | 04/24/19

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Back now with a woman accusing Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton of sexual assault. Walton plans to fight the allegations dating back five years that his attorney calls baseless his accuser has now gone public with her story. But during counter in a hotel room. This morning the woman accusing NBA coach group Walton of sexual assault is speaking out and cut begging him to please let go in to please stop. And he continued till laugh in mind here. In a civil lawsuit obtained by ABC news sports broadcaster Kelly Tenet. Accuses Walton of assaulting her inside a Santa Monica hotel while he was an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors. Walton seen here last week with his wife in this TMZ sports video is the son of legendary NBA player Bill Walton. Hey yeah. Tenet who asked Walton to write the forward for her 2014 books says she was getting a copy to Walton. When he allegedly invited her to his hotel room attendant says Walton pinned her to the bad. Quote forcing kisses on her neck face and chest. I immediately jumped to leave the room and he came around and grabbed me from behind and again hold my arms down. So I could not move. Wilson's attorney flatly denies the claim calling tenant quote an opportunist not a Vick dump. Saying her claim is not credible the date of the alleged encounter is unclear. Police tell ABC news the alleged assault was never reported to them. Ten and was asked why she didn't come forward. Earlier I was scared. When someone assaults you. And you think you're going to be raped. Coming forward. Is a scary thing. And Walton parted ways with the lakers to coach the Sacramento Kings. Both the warriors and the kings say they're looking into those allegations.

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