They were allegedly caught on video swiping things at a Louis Vuitton. They’re very lucky that Trump was there and able to prevail on President Xi Jinping to get them out.

Via Newsmax:

Three UCLA basketball players detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting were headed back to the United States on Tuesday after President Donald Trump said he had sought the help of Chinese President Xi Jinping in the case.

Staff for Delta Air Lines confirmed that the players – freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill – had boarded a Delta flight from Shanghai to Los Angeles.

“What they did was unfortunate,” Trump told reporters earlier in Manila. He said the trio, who have been held since last week, could have faced long prison sentences, and described Xi’s response as “terrific.”

“They’re working on it right now,” Trump said.

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