UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home

Trump personally asked Xi Jinping to help resolve case of UCLA basketball players arrested in China

According to The Washington Post, Trump brought up the topic - along with North Korea's nuclear threat and bilateral trade relations - a day after LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill were arrested for allegedly stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store near the team's hotel.

They did not travel home with the rest of the team, but the Wall Street Journal reported that the young men were seen at a Chinese airport Tuesday night checking into a flight bound for Los Angeles.

UCLA, one of the most storied names in United States college basketball with 11 men's NCAA championships, won Saturday's game in Shanghai 63-60 without the three players.

Trump spoke to reporters in the Philippines as he prepared to return to Washington after a almost two-week visit to Asia that included an earlier stop in Beijing. He indicated that UCLA made "significant efforts" on behalf of its three players. They will not take questions from the media, AP reported.

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President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping talked UCLA basketball while Trump was in China for a state visit, but the conversation wasn't about how good the Bruins will be this season. "What they did was unfortunate. They do not play games". He said the trio, who had been held since last week, could have faced long prison sentences.

The players were released on bail Wednesday morning in Hangzhou, China, and reportedly did not accompany the team back to Los Angeles after UCLA's 63-60 victory over Georgia Tech.

Since the matter did not occur on the court, it would be up to UCLA whether the players will be punished, Scott said.

Citing a source with firsthand knowledge of the investigation, ESPN last week reported the players could be Hangzhou for "a week or two" while the situation is resolved. He shared tweets from the trip prior to the arrest.

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