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LiAngelo Ball And UCLA Basketball May Have Caught A Break

Chinese President, President Xi, has released LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill, and Cody Riley, the three young men that had been confined to their hotel in China during a UCLA basketball team trip.

SportsCenter on Twitter

UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are reportedly being allowed to return to the United States on Tuesday. https://t.co/UAV2JYvMZe

According to TMZ, the three were taken into custody after they were busted trying to steal sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store.

 

Fortunate enough for them, President Donald Trump reached out to President Xi, and Xi decided to let the boys return to the United States.

Bleacher Report on Twitter

President Trump asks Chinese President Xi Jinping to resolve shoplifting case involving LiAngelo Ball and UCLA players, per @washingtonpost https://t.co/uyeoLtpNVy

“You know, you’re talking about very long prison sentences. They [Chinese officials] do not play games,” said President Trump.

 

Hopefully these young men learned a valuable lesson.

 

Do you think the boys will be punished more so when they return to the United States?

 

 

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