Media swarms UCLA players upon return home at LAX


UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill are back home in the United States. A swarm of reporters and cameras awaited them at Los Angeles International Airport, as seen in this video posted to Instagram by ABC News.

The Bruins, who were arrested last week in China for allegedly shoplifting sunglasses, were released and returned home Tuesday. Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott released a statement earlier Tuesday saying the matter had “ been resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities.”

Upon arrival, the mob of media surrounded the players as they made their way to a van, lobbing questions about the incident to them. As it became evident the players weren’t going to respond, questions then turned to trivial matters, such as if the players thought Michigan State would beat Duke.

According to the Los Angeles Times’ Ben Bolch, the student-athletes’ futures with the UCLA program are still being determined.

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