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Sources: Lakers call off deal with Jamil Wilson after report of lawsuit surfaces

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

The Lakers reneged on the deal Wednesday after TMZ reported 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.

According to the report, the woman alleges Wilson knew he had the STD when they engaged in unprotected sex, and he didn't share the information with her.

The Lakers haven't ruled out the possibility of a deal with Wilson in the future, league sources said.

Wilson's agent, Steve McCaskill of Catalyst Sports, told ESPN: "Jamil has been irreparably harmed by the recent accusation, which has now resulted in damage to his NBA career. We will not tolerate these false accusations, but will pursue all legal remedies with the full force of the law."

The Lakers had originally planned to sign Wilson to the 10-day contract Wednesday and activate him for Thursday night's game against San Antonio.

Wilson, 27, averaged seven points on 47 percent shooting with the Clippers this season on a two-way contract.
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