A day after Kelli Tennant and her attorneys held a news conference to detail her sexual assault accusations against Sacramento Kings head coach Luke Walton, Walton’s lawyer Mark Baute is doubling down on his defense of his client.

Baute released the following statement on Wednesday afternoon.

“These claims are false and Luke’s innocence will be proven in court. Yesterday’s press conference was a poorly staged attempt to portray the accuser as a viable spokesperson for an important movement. Her lawyers want to create a public circus to distract from their complete lack of evidence to support their outrageous claims. We will not try this case in the media or pay them a dime.”

Looks like Luke is  coming out hard on this. 

Of course it does sound like a money grab. 

She’s not interested in putting him in jail, but she is interested in a settlement? 

Will Luke pay for this to go away?  

Doesn’t sound like it….for now. 

Check out more pics of the accuser below: 

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