A sexual attack lawsuit towards Sacramento Kings trainer Luke Walton has been dropped on the request of the girl who introduced the swimsuit, a former sports activities reporter Kelli Tennant.
Tennant sued Walton in April, accusing him of sexually assaulting her at a resort in Santa Monica, California, in 2014 — when he used to be an assistant trainer with the NBA’s Golden State Warriors.
In keeping with courtroom paperwork, Tennant’s legal professional filed bureaucracy Tuesday asking that the lawsuit be disregarded. The case used to be formally dropped on Wednesday.
No reason why used to be given for the dismissal and it used to be no longer transparent whether or not the 2 aspects had reached a monetary agreement.
Walton’s legal professional, Mark Baute, issued a remark in April calling the allegations “baseless”.
In August, the NBA and the Sacramento Kings introduced that their investigation had discovered that “there used to be no longer a enough foundation to strengthen” the accusations.
Tennant had mentioned that she feared Walton would rape her all over the disagreement in his resort room, the place she mentioned he climbed on most sensible of her and kissed her, guffawing when she requested him to prevent.
League and Kings officers mentioned in August that Tennant “elected no longer to take part within the investigation” that they carried out, even though they interviewed greater than 20 other people, together with Walton.
Walton, who performed on NBA champion Lakers groups in 2009 and 2010, coached the Lakers for 3 seasons ahead of he and the staff parted techniques in April and he used to be temporarily employed by means of the Kings.