UCLA’s embarrassing mistake…

Justin Tofuri & Praveen Vladmani, Writers

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Recently, 3 famous Ucla players have been accused of shoplifting several high-end stores in the city of Hangzhou, China. The punishment for shoplifting in China is 3-10 years in prison. However, because of their fame, they were released on November fourteenth.

According to CNN, “Scott did not say how the case was resolved; a conviction of grand larceny in China could result in years of prison. But Trump said Tuesday that he had asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help.” The names of these famous basketball players were Jallen hill, Cody Riley, and LiAngelo Ball. These players were caught stealing sunglasses at a Louis Vuitton store in China. They were successfully released from China after the problem was “resolved to the satisfaction of the Chinese authorities.”

There is still suspicion over how they got released. Because the punishment for stealing is so harsh, reporters are still debating on wether the Chinese government would let delinquent Americans go so easily. Some people suspect Donald Trump of bribery, but that is in no way confirmed to be accurate.

According to Patch News (citation below) “The three UCLA basketball players arrested in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home to Los Angeles “Tuesday night Another source such as CNN tells us “The three were arrested last week while their team was in the city of Hangzhou ahead of the squad’s season opener in Shanghai. They were accused of stealing sunglasses by a Louis Vuitton store near their hotel.” An article from ABC news states, ”A source with firsthand knowledge of the investigation said the players could be in Hangzhou for ‘a week or two.’ The source noted that there is surveillance footage of the players shoplifting from three stores inside of a high-end shopping center, which houses Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and Salvatore Ferragamo stores.”

With all of these articles stating 3 UCLA players stealing this has an enormous impact on the UCLA Bruins with how well they are performing. With 3 UCLA members suspended, this makes the team short by three. With three missing, it is bound to get bad from here. According to ESPN,” They will not travel with the team, nor will they suit up for home games, at some point they may be permitted to join in workouts, practices and meetings but that timeline is yet to be determined,”said Steve Alford. We all are happy that our 3 Ucla are back and they are sorry and we hope that they or anyone else will ever shoplift ever in China or any other foreign country.

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The authors of this story are Justin Tofuri who was the main writer and Praveen Vadlamani who has wrote the conclusion and beginning and has got the Cites. We encourage all writers who will read this who create their own news stories and share it to Mr.White. This is a Parrot Press article with Justin Tofuri and Praveen Vadlamani

Citations
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/26/ucla-bruins
http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/14/sport/ucla-basketball-players-leave-china/index.html
http://abcnews.go.com/Sports/ucla-players-remain-china-week-source/story?id=51082652
https://patch.com/minnesota/oakdale/s/ga6do/china-releases-ucla-players-suspected-of-shoplifting

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