UCLA trio back af­ter shoplift­ing in­ci­dent

Edmonton Journal - - SPORTS -

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 beat the Georgia Tech Yel­low Jack­ets in their sea­son-open­ing game in Shang­hai as part of the an­nual Pac-12 China game. Ball is the brother of Los An­ge­les Lak­ers guard Lonzo Ball. The rest of the UCLA team re­turned to Los An­ge­les last Satur­day with­out the three.

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