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L.A. Laker Devin Ebanks

Sued for Sexual Assault

12/6/2012 3:52 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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L.A. Lakers
star Devin Ebanks isn't out of the woods yet ... despite being cleared in a rape investigation last year -- because the woman who accused him of sexual assault has now filed a civil lawsuit.

The woman -- who filed the lawsuit anonymously in L.A. County Superior Court -- claims Ebanks forcibly penetrated her vagina with his penis after taking her home from a nightclub in September 2011. 

As we reported, the woman filed a report with the LAPD, which then conducted a rape investigation -- but the L.A. County D.A. refused to file charges against Ebanks due to lack of evidence.

Now, the woman's hoping to recover monetary damages in civil court -- suing Ebanks for sexual assault and battery, defamation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

She's suing for unspecified damages.

We reached out to Ebanks for comment -- no word back.

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Charlie Sheen's Watch    

Yea, sure - because the best remedy is money right? That will make your world better?

Get real. They need to start imposing serious prison terms for false accusers. Too many people are being subjected to these allegations for the almighty dollars. Prison time for these criminals should be imposed - they do serious damage to victims of sexual assault.

These false claims discourage victims of sexual assault in coming forward - making them believe they may be viewed as money hungry whores.

Send them false accuser criminals to prison!

684 days ago
2.

Onijuan    

Why tmz! Why!?!? do you call every single player on every single team a "star" the most famous thing this dude has ever done was that one time along time ago when he was on tmz for being sued or sexual assault.

684 days ago
3.

fargone    

A penis penetration suit? The courts will have to decide were those kinds of lawsuits stop and rape begins. A matter of inches?

684 days ago
4.

MannUpAmerica    

Alot of athletes can't handle fame or money. They are good at a sport and don't realize what kind of a world that really opens up to them

684 days ago
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amy    

The ironic thing is a lot of the guys with money are the ones more likely to mistreat a girl BECAUSE they have money and so called status, assuming they can get away with anything based on their reputation in their professional career. Yet these are the same guys who call the victim a whore and out for money. Defamation? Did he make a website about her like that Amazing Spider Man/Django Unchained supervising art director did about the transgender he is in court with, or just chat her down around town?

684 days ago
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amy    

The ironic thing is a lot of the guys with money are the ones more likely to mistreat a girl BECAUSE they have money and so called status, assuming they can get away with anything based on their reputation in their professional career. Yet these are the same guys who call the victim a whore and out for money. Defamation? Did he make a website about her like that Amazing Spider Man/Django Unchained supervising art director did about the transgender he is in court with, or just chat her down around town?

684 days ago
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amy    

The ironic thing is a lot of the guys with money are the ones more likely to mistreat a girl BECAUSE they have money and so called status, assuming they can get away with anything based on their reputation in their professional career. Yet these are the same guys who call the victim a whore and out for money. Defamation? Did he make a website about her like that Amazing Spider Man/Django Unchained supervising art director did about the transgender he is in court with, or just chat her down around town?

684 days ago
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amy    

The ironic thing is a lot of the guys with money are the ones more likely to mistreat a girl BECAUSE they have money and so called status, assuming they can get away with anything based on their reputation in their professional career. Yet these are the same guys who call the victim a whore and out for money. Defamation? Did he make a website about her like that Amazing Spider Man/Django Unchained supervising art director did about the transgender he is in court with, or just chat her down around town?

684 days ago
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amy    

The ironic thing is a lot of the guys with money are the ones more likely to mistreat a girl BECAUSE they have money and so called status, assuming they can get away with anything based on their reputation in their professional career. Yet these are the same guys who call the victim a whore and out for money. Defamation? Did he make a website about her like that Amazing Spider Man/Django Unchained supervising art director did about the transgender he is in court with, or just chat her down around town?

684 days ago
10.

thebigalphamale    

another woman trying to make a buck off some guy with a little bit of money and or fame... go figure... this is new, right???

there should be a reverse investigation into every accusation like this...so women know that if they are found to be BS and trying to get revenge or make money etc.. they will go to PRISON...

684 days ago
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w h i t e y    

Lies.lies.lies..

684 days ago
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Majestik    

Right, you went home with a Basketball star, wasn't expecting sex. Un huh, you said no, he said okay and you are NOW going to sue for major bucks. We went through this, YEARS AGO when Miss America went home with Mike Tyson. SERIOUSLY? I don't condone rape but it you are that STUPID to go home with this guy then say, "NO" get over yourself.

684 days ago
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Majestik    

Bitch had a one night stand with the guy. When her Ovaries didn't coincide with his sperm and got herself a BABY WORTH 30k a month she got pissed and called RAPE, then went for SEXUAL ASSAULT. This day and age, when you go to a guy's room that's a STAR of some sort and you scream Sexual assault, rape or sexual harrassment you should be in jail. What were you EXPECTING when you went home with this guy? Wine and roses and nothing else?

684 days ago
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Toallthehatersoftheworld    

Will these guy ever learn I guess not

684 days ago
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afterdarktn    

afterdarklingeriestore.com

684 days ago
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