The Latest: Trial begins in Derrick Rose gang-rape lawsuit
LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on a lawsuit claiming NBA star Derrick Rose and two others raped a woman (all times local):
A lawyer for a woman who alleges she was gang-raped by Derrick Rose and two other men says the NBA star has shown no remorse and even told New York Knicks President Phil Jackson that he's lost no sleep over the matter.
Attorney Waukeen McCoy gave his opening statement on Wednesday after eight jurors were seated for the civil trial in Los Angeles federal court.
The woman is seeking $21 million in damages.
Rose wasn't present but he's expected to appear Thursday.
During an exhibition opener Tuesday in Houston, Rose said he welcomed the chance to clear his name and didn't want to settle the case.
A jury has been selected in Los Angeles federal court for the trial of a $21 million civil lawsuit by a woman who claims she was gang-raped by NBA star Derrick Rose and two other men.
The jury of six women and two men was empaneled Wednesday afternoon and opening statements are expected to begin.
Rose is not present but is expected to appear Thursday.
Rose commented on the case Tuesday in Houston where he was making his debut with the New York Knicks in an exhibition opener.
Rose said he welcomed the chance to clear his name and did not want to settle the case.