A former Laker basketball player says his daughter was abducted and held captive for nearly a year by thieves who stole her NBA championship ring.
Diana Jordan, a 17-year-old freshman at Westwood High School, posted a photo on Instagram Tuesday of her father wearing a red cap and wearing a mask that she believes was his.
The photo shows Jordan wearing his ring on his left hand and his hat on his right.
In a video that has gone viral, Jordan says he was held captive at a pawn shop in Florida for more than a year, before being released after being paid $150.
Jordan’s father, former L.A. Lakers coach Jerry Colangelo, told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that his daughter went missing during her freshman year at Westmont High School in L.C.
After being released, Jordan and her family said, they went to a pawnshop in Florida, where she said she was approached by three men.
Jordan told TMZ she was not wearing her ring because she did not want her father to get hurt, and that the men were her family members.
Jordan said her father told her he would return to L.L.A., but she never returned.
Jordan, who was a two-time All-American, is a member of the U.S. Olympic basketball team, and is in the final year of her junior year at the University of Michigan.