Thee Bruins UCLA basketball players could serve three to 10 years in prison if convicted of shoplifting during a team trip to China. LiAngelo Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill could also be detained without bail for over a month. ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman reported authorities took the players into custody about an alleged robbery at a Louis Vuitton store that's close to the hotel at which the UCLA team is staying.
"The players were treated with the utmost respect, kindness and professionalism at all times by the Hangzhou police," the source, who had firsthand knowledge of the release, told ESPN. "The players questioned were respectful at all times. None of this was confrontational." after 20 Police raided their hotel room.
Police arrived early Tuesday morning at the Hyatt Regency in Hangzhou, where both UCLA and Georgia Techwere staying ahead of their Friday matchup in Shanghai, and questioned three players from each team. Team representatives and interpreters were with the players during that time, according to a source.