Three UCLA basketball players can not leave their Chinese hotel after being arrested for allegedly shoplifting.
On Tuesday, LiAngelo was arrested in China along with two UCLA teammates and accused of shoplifting from a Louis Vuitton location.
Alford rejoined the rest of UCLA's team in Shanghai on Wednesday morning after the players were released.
Ball and freshmen Cody Riley and Jalen Hill remained at a luxury hotel in Hangzhou, a source told ESPN.
Chinese authorities have up to 37 days to decide whether to pursue official approval for a formal arrest, Margaret Lewis, a law professor at Seton Hall University in New Jersey who researches China's legal system, told the Los Angeles Times.
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LiAngelo plans to join his brother Lonzo in the National Basketball Association next year, according to the boys' father, LaVar Ball, who has himself cultivated a certain notoriety in sports media for being brash and outspoken.
"We are aware of the matter involving UCLA student-athletes in Hangzhou, China and we are gathering more information", UCLA Associate Director of Athletic Communications Alex Timiraos said in a statement.
Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott said the conference was directing specific questions about what transpired to UCLA. UCLA went through practice Wednesday before visiting Shanghai Disneyland. "Whether in the United States or overseas, we expect our student-athletes to uphold the highest standards", he added.
The fact that LiAngelo is part of the new first family of basketball has added attention to the case.
Lonzo Ball starred at UCLA last season and is now a rookie with the Lakers. Everybody making it a big deal. "It ain't that big a deal".
"I know they are all over there in China taking care of it, so I will talk to them when they get back", Ball said.