• UCLA Players Detained in China are Returning Home After President Trump Asked Xi Jinping for Help

    10 days ago - By Time

    Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting are on a plane back to Los Angeles.
    Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said Tuesday the matter “has been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities.”
    Freshmen LiAngelo Ball , Jalen Hill and Cody Riley were detained in Hangzhou for questioning following allegations of shoplifting last week before the 23rd-ranked Bruins played Georgia Tech in their season-opening game in Shanghai.
    The rest of the UCLA team returned to Los Angeles last Saturday without the three.
    There was no immediate word on the players'...
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  • Detained UCLA basketball players reportedly heading home

    Detained UCLA basketball players reportedly heading home

    10 days ago - By WGAL

    President Trump said he appealed to China's president to send home three players accused of shoplifting.
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  • Report: LiAngelo Ball, UCLA Players Released, Flying Home from China

    10 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    UCLA basketball players LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, who were arrested in China on charges of shoplifting, will be allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday.
    James T. Areddy of the Wall Street Journal reported the news. President Donald Trump had said he was working with Chinese president Xi Jinping on having the players returned to the United States.
    This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.
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  • UCLA basketball players are leaving China after Trump intervenes

    UCLA basketball players are leaving China after Trump intervenes

    10 days ago - By New York Post

    Three UCLA basketball players held in China after being accused of shoplifting were set to fly back to the United States on Tuesday after President Trump lobbied for their release with China's leader, according to a report. The players - freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley - were seen at Shanghai's Pudong International...
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  • Report: LiAngelo Ball, UCLA players detained in China are returning to Los Angeles

    10 days ago - By NBC Sports

    Just hours after Donald Trump reportedly enlisted the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping to end the legal process that three UCLA players are going through, the trio of Bruins are set to fly home. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are scheduled to return
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  • UCLA basketball players to be sent home from China after Trump's intervention

    UCLA basketball players to be sent home from China after Trump's intervention

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    LiAngelo Ball and two UCLA teammates are reportedly set to be released and sent home from China.
    The three players were arrested in China and charged with shoplifting.
    President Donald Trump spoke with President Xi Jinping of China about the case during his recent visit and asked for assistance.
    Three UCLA basketball players, including LiAngelo Ball, the brother of NBA star Lonzo Ball, "are set to leave China" after being detained on shoplifting charges, according to reports Tuesday morning.
    News of the players' pending release comes two days after President Donald Trump made a personal...
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