Hall of Famer claims daughters wanted money

Updated: November 4, 2004, 9:49 PM ET
Associated Press

HOUSTON -- Hall of Fame basketball player Calvin Murphy contends a dispute over money led five of his 10 daughters to accuse him of sexually abusing them more than a decade ago.

Opening statements were set for Friday in the criminal case where prosecutors claim he abused the five daughters, now adults, between 1988 and 1991.

Both Murphy's attorney, Rusty Hardin, and prosecutor Lance Long declined to comment on the case. Jury selection began Thursday.

Murphy, 56, was a guard for ...

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