The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache, featuring the top 10 highlight artists of the decade

The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache take you on a trip around the League every weekday, bringing you the best posts from around the NBA blogosphere. Unfamiliar with the below ‘stache styles? The American Mustache Institute will school you on that subject.

The Chevron: You can jostle around the others, but number 1 on this list is indisputable, especially when you think of “behind-the-back-off-the-elbow” [Empty the Bench]

The Dali: Trey Kerby is newly introduced to Courtney Lee posing as Kenyon Martin (ca. 2000-2004) posing as Method Man. [The Blowtorch]

The English: Dave from Blazersedge details the steps that need to be taken in order for the Blazers to “figure it out.” [Blazersedge]

The Fu Manchu: Sebastian Pruiti looks back at the many strengths and weaknesses of former Nets coach, Lawrence Frank. [Nets are Scorching]

The Handlebar: Sham continues his “That Guy We Drafted” series and asks “Where are they now?” about every pick in the 1997 NBA Draft. [ShamSports]

The Horseshoe: Jerryd Bayless has a brand new blog, in which he details how he’s currently “living life abundantly.” Mookie from A Stern Warning gives his first impressions on what the blog tells him about Bayless as a player and a person. [A Stern Warning]

The Imperial: Irv Soonachan explains how Jordan’s lovable personality vaulted him from being a normal NBA superstar to an international icon. [SLAM Online]

The Lampshade: Tom Haberstroh looks into the typical shot distribution of NBA players by position, and uses this data to diagnose positional identity crises. Also, graphs galore! [Hoopdata]

The Painter’s Brush: Peter Kim breaks down the factors that went into that comeback win, looking at defense, hustle, transition, and coaching. [The No-Look Pass]

The Pyramidal: Jon Nichols tracks the hustles plays that played an integral role in the Clippers’ win over the Grizzlies last night. [Hardwood Paroxysm]

The Toothbrush: Tim Donahue takes a quick look at the numbers defining the Pacers season so far and what they mean for the team moving forward. [Eight Points, Nine Seconds]

The Walrus: The Moving Pictures series by Rob Mahoney is a cant-miss feature every time it goes up.  In this installment, Rob looks back at the loss to the Warriors, and details how Monta Ellis was able to take apart the Mavs’ defense. [The Two Man Game]

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