UCLA players who were arrested in China apologize and thank Trump 2:51

All three players thanked Trump at a news conference following their return.

Trump’s social media director, Dan Scavino, also unleashed a fiery tweet at Ball from his personal

Twitter account on Saturday. “Wannabe @Lakers coach, BIG MOUTH @Lavarbigballer knows if it weren’t for

President @realDonaldTrump, his son would be in China for a long, long, long time! #FACT

 Wannabe @Lakers coach, BIG MOUTH @Lavarbigballer knows if it weren’t for President @realDonaldTrump,
his son would be in China for a long, long, long time! https://twitter.com/thehill/status/931919188347752449 
Ball, who is also the owner of the sports gear company Big Baller Brand, told ESPN that people “try to make a big deal out of
nothing,” adding that “one bad decision doesn’t define” his son.