President Donald Trump has personally intervened on behalf of the three UCLA basketball players ensnared in an worldwide shoplifting scandal, asking his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to help settle the case, a top White House spokesman said Monday. Since then, the trio is being required by local police to stay at the Hangzhou hotel until the legal process is complete.
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Ball's father and younger brother also remained in China to film their Facebook reality show "Ball in the Family", though they were not staying with LiAngelo.
Ball, Riley and Hill were wearing Bruins workout gear as they exited the hotel health club Monday and lumbered toward the elevators.
Alford rejoined the rest of UCLA's team in Shanghai on Wednesday morning after the players were released.
The whole incident has since overshadowed the Ball family's entry into the Chinese market, as LiAngelo was supposed to accompany outspoken celebrity father LaVar during the store openings of family startup Big Baller Brand. "The University is cooperating fully with local authorities on this matter, and we have no further comment at this time".