LaVar Ball and Trump previously got into a spat on social media in the days and weeks after the highly-publicized theft. Soon after the LiAngelo Ball, Hill and Riley were released from house arrest, Trump took to Twitter seeking credit.
LaVar Ball dismissed Trump's request for validation on multiple occasions.
The two had quieted down their tug of war, but Saturday's news has evidently resuscitated the matter.
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LiAngelo Ball has since left UCLA to play professional basketball in Lithuania. Hill and Riley are currently serving a one-year suspension as punishment for the international shoplifting incident but were permitted to practice with the team on Dec. 26.
LiAngelo Ball and 2 UCLA Teammates Arrested in China for Shoplifting