The punishment for three UCLA players, who are accused of shoplifting in China, is starting to become clearer. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley are expected to serve 20 days of house arrest in their Hangzhou Hyatt Regency for allegedly stealing sunglasses from a Louis Vuitton store. The paper’s Ken Sugiura is traveling with Georgia Tech, which plays UCLA in Shanghai on Friday. The players were released on bail Wednesday, but ordered to stay at the hotel until their legal situation was resolved. The situation had been murky given the strictness of Chinese laws, with some originally suggesting the trio could spend three to 10 years in prison. But Jerome Cohen, faculty director of New York University’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute, told USA Today the fact the players were released on bail and allowed to leave police custody was a “very good sign” that they’d be given a light sentence.
LiAngelo Ball’s punishment could be 20 days in luxury hotel
New York Post | Nov 10