The Los Angeles Lakers have completed their investigation into the claims that Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson sexually harassed two women at a stoplight on Sunday. The team concluded that there were "different interpretations" of the incident, Lakers spokesman John Black announced in a statement on Wednesday.
"We've looked into the situation and spoken to Alexis Jones as well as to Nick Young and Jordan Clarkson," Black wrote in the team's official statement (via Bill Oram of the Orange County Register). "Based on these conversations, our conclusion is that there are different interpretations of what happened. We support Nick and Jordan and believe what they told us about the incidents and their actions. We are also supportive of Alexis and her feelings about what happened, about women's rights, and of the fine work Alexis is doing with her organization."
Black went on to state that the team has been unable to arrange a meeting between Jones, Clarkson, and Young thus far and that the Lakers are still open to the possibility of Jones addressing the team about sexual harassment.
Jones released a statement prior to the Lakers on Tuesday, in which she denied suggestions that this was an attempt for herself to gain fame, writing "I promise you that if I wanted to be famous for something, this is certainly not what I would choose to be known for."
Alexis Jones released another statement on Nick Young/Jordan Clarkson allegations pic.twitter.com/zU1L1oHeNA— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) March 22, 2016
Young and Clarkson are expected to address the media after the Lakers' game against the Grizzlies on Tuesday night.
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