UCLA basketball players to speak at news conference on campus this morning
Nov 16, 2017, 02:06
"Do you think the three UCLA basketball players will say thank you President Trump?"
Three UCLA basketball players who remain in China after their teammates headed home amid news reports the trio was arrested for shoplifting have someone new intervening on their behalf: President Donald Trump.
Cody Riley, Jalen Hill and LiAngelo Ball are finally coming home. That LiAngelo Ball is the brother of Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball, of the now famous basketball family of patriarch Lavar Ball, has only increased interest.
Trump personally asked the president of China to release the trio, who were held for allegedly shoplifting expensive Louis Vuitton sunglasses.
"After Trump raised the matter, Xi promised to look into the case and ensure that the players are treated fairly and expeditiously, said a USA official who spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the situation", the Postreported.
The three basketball players from the University of California, Los Angeles, were detained by police on November 7 in the Chinese city of Hangzhou over allegations of shoplifting.
"President Xi has been terrific on that subject", Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One, bound for Honolulu. The players were not allowed to play in the game after they were arrested or return to the United States with the team. After Williams said they should be suspended for "a couple of games", adding, "We're talking about kids", Greenberg exclaimed, "I don't care about "kids"!"
According to the Post, ESPN reported that surveillance footage was acquired by Chinese authorities and the players may only be required to stay "for a week or two". Pac-12 is the college athletic conference in which UCLA participates. "Both Athletics and the Office of Student Conduct will review this incident and guide any action with respect to the involved students".
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