He also added that it could cause a distraction for his older brother, Lakers point guard Lonzo Ball, in his coming games. "The University is cooperating fully with local authorities on this matter, and we have no further comment at this time".
UCLA Coach Steve Alford has confirmed that the three players will not play in Friday's game.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Ball, Riley and Hill will likely serve 20 days of house arrest at the hotel for the incident and a permanent ban from re-entering the country.
Martellus Bennett claimed by Patriots off waivers, per report
Still, there's little reason to doubt the 30-year-old's ability going forward-strange stint in Green Bay aside. He was added to the injury report with a shoulder injury after the Packers' recent bye week.
"Why is UCLA and Georgia Tech in China to play a basketball game?" The three players have been confined to their rooms pending the investigation.
The Chinese courts are controlled by the ruling Communist Party.
Apple tipped to launch standalone AR headset in 2019
Apple's AR team, under the umbrella code name of "T288", is working on many hardware and software projects, notes Bloomberg . Though we may not see the headset for another couple of years, Apple is said to be pouring resources into its development.
China has a history of deporting foreigners suspected of having committed relatively minor offenses without going through the whole process.
In a video posted Wednesday on Twitter by ESPN writer Arash Markazi, LaVar Ball said his son LiAngelo would be fine.
The U.S. State Department and UCLA Athletics officials declined to address how long legal proceedings might take.
Dan Wetzel of Yahoo Sports previously reported the Bruins players could face prison sentences of between three and 10 years if "standard practices are applied" and they were convicted of the shoplifting charges. Hua Chunying, a spokeswoman for China's Foreign Ministry, said the case had been reported to USA authorities.
Facebook asks for nude photos from Australian users to combat 'revenge porn'
So, the solution to preventing complete strangers from seeing your nudes is... to send your nudes to a complete stranger. Antigone Davis, Facebook's head of global safety, said the system is being trialled in the UK, US, Australia and Canada.
In Beijing on Thursday, Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss trade, North Korea and a range of other topics.