Events in the investigation of sexual assault allegations against Los Angeles Lakers (search) star Kobe Bryant (search):

—June 30: Bryant arrives at the Lodge & Spa at Cordillera near Edwards, Colo., after 10 p.m., ahead of knee surgery at Steadman Hawkins Clinic (search) in Vail.

—July 1: A 19-year-old front desk employee tells Eagle County Sheriff's Department that Bryant sexually assaulted her. Bryant has surgery at Steadman Hawkins.

—July 2: Sheriff's deputies take Bryant to a hospital for undisclosed tests.

—July 4: Sheriff Joe Hoy issues arrest warrant for Bryant, who has returned to California. Bryant flies back to Eagle County, surrenders and is released after posting $25,000 bond.

—July 6: Bryant's arrest is made public.

—July 7: District Attorney Mark Hurlbert says it might take several days before he decides whether to file charges.

—July 18: Hurlbert files a single count of felony sexual assault against Bryant. Bryant says he committed adultery but "I am innocent of the charges."

—Aug. 6: Bryant makes initial court appearance. Judge Frederick Gannett sets preliminary hearing for Oct. 9.