I don't think it's angry.
In a new interview with TODAY, Ball said that his stay in China's jail was "horrible". I think it was more, maybe, "surprised.' If you're looking for one word, maybe it's 'surprised" because it's nothing that we saw coming. "He doesn't get to be part of what I think is an incredible basketball program with great teammates and coaches that care about him", Alford said.
UCLA returns to the court Wednesday night against the Montana Grizzlies. They were going to keep the best shooter on the team coming off the bench?
LiAngelo Ball, along with fellow freshmen Jalen Hill and Cody Riley, are now serving indefinite suspensions for their participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip to China last month.
The middle son, LiAngelo, was involved in a highly publicized incident in China that resulted in the arrest of three UCLA players for theft from a handful of high-end stores during the UCLA men's basketball team's trip overseas for a game.
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LaVar Ball recently pulled LiAngelo Ball from UCLA after he was suspended indefinitely.
"Yes, we have openings at the security staff because they have experience in this field" is the best put down on the Ball family anyone has thrown yet, and it comes from a Lithuanian basketball team you've never heard of until reading this story.
In the tweet, Trump criticized Ball as being ungrateful of what he did for his son and the two other freshmen. Three UCLA basketball players - Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley - detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting returned home, where they might be disciplined by the school as a result of the worldwide scandal. According to Ball, the move was made because the NCAA was being slow to rule on LiAngelo Ball's eligibility and "one of the main reasons he went to UCLA" was to play basketball.
Ball told ESPN he hasn't decided where LiAngelo will play this season.
Ball and his father LaVar appeared on morning news shows Tuesday, including the Today Show and CNN, detailing the shoplifting scandal that started in Hangzhou, China and eventually expanded into President Donald Trump's Twitter timeline. "I'm here at Pauley Pavilion every day". Alford said he expects a resolution to the Office of Student Conduct's investigation "sooner rather than later". "If they need to talk to me, they know where to find me".