Sources: Lakers renege on deal with free agent

From ESPN - January 10, 2018

After planning to sign Jamil Wilson to a 10-day contract, the Los Angeles Lakers changed course and wo not complete a deal with the free-agent forward, league sources told ESPN.

The Lakers reneged on the deal Wednesday after a TMZ report surfaced that a woman had filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleging that she contracted a sexually transmitted disease from Wilson while dating him.

The report says that the woman alleges Wilson knew he had the STD when they allegedly engaged in unprotected sex and did not share the information with her.

The Lakers have not ruled out the possibility of a deal with Wilson in the future, league sources said.


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