LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, the UCLA men’s basketball players who were detained in China for a week on suspicion of shoplifting, will read statements to the media on Wednesday after returning to the country Tuesday. President Donald Trump, who said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping for assistance on the case, is looking forward to what the players have to say:
Do you think the three UCLA Basketball Players will say thank you President Trump? They were headed for 10 years in jail!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 15, 2017