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Trump asks Chinese president to help resolve UCLA basketball arrests

President Donald Trump asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help settle the case of the three UCLA men’s basketball players arrested last week in Hangzhou, China, the Washington Post reported Monday morning. Read more...

Photo: LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA basketball freshmen were arrested in China last week. Their arrests coincided with President Donald Trump’s five-nation trip in Asia. Trump met with China’s president to discuss the arrests. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Wang’s Word: UCLA must discipline basketball players for China arrests

I’m more familiar with the legal system in China than I should be. My grandfather was mauled by a drunk driver six years ago in broad daylight in front of multiple witnesses near Wuxi, a city two hours west of Shanghai. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard LiAngelo Ball and two other UCLA men’s basketball freshmen were arrested Tuesday for alleged shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton store near the Bruins’ team hotel in Hangzhou, China. (Keila Mayberry/Daily Bruin staff)

LiAngelo Ball, two other UCLA basketball players arrested in China

This post was updated Nov. 8 at 9:00 a.m. Three UCLA basketball players were arrested Tuesday for shoplifting in China, according to ESPN. LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested and are being questioned about stealing from a Louis Vuitton store, reported ESPN college basketball’s Jeff Goodman. Read more...

Photo: Freshman guard LiAngelo Ball posted 11 points on 4-of-8 shooting in UCLA’s exhibition game Nov. 1. He and two of his teammates were arrested Tuesday on the team’s subsequent trip to China. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

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