Originally posted on Ball Don't Lie  |  Last updated 1/4/12
On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports' own Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the China Basketball Association had released point guard Patrick Mills from his contract. It was a bit of a curious move considering how much money Xinjiang had invested in Mills for the season, but he'd also missed 10 days with a hamstring injury. Perhaps it was more serious than anyone knew. Except, if you take Xinjiang at their word, Mills was exaggerating the severity of the injury. Here's the story from the Australian Associated Press: The 23-year-old left NBL team Melbourne Tigers to sign for Xinjiang in November in a deal reportedly worth upwards of $1 million. But  his relationship with the club deteriorated as they debated the seriousness of the injury. Mills took to Twitter to fire back at a club release from team general manager Hou Wei which said "due to a fake injury, the Xinjiang team has cut the foreign player Mills". Mills responded: "Firstly, hammy is doing well and is on...
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