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Reeves Nelson files lawsuit

Updated: May 23, 2012, 9:54 PM ET
By Peter Yoon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Embattled former UCLA basketball player Reeves Nelson has filed a lawsuit against Time Inc., the parent company of Sports Illustrated, and reporter George Dohrmann claiming defamation, false light, and intentional infliction of emotional distress, according to a copy of the lawsuit filed Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Nelson, painted as a chronic troublemaker who intentionally injured teammates in the Dohrmann-penned Sports Illustrated report "Not the UCLA Way," ...

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