The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache, featuring a double-shot of Boom Dizzle

The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache takes 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: If Baron Davis sinks a game winner against the Celtics, but no Clippers fans are around to see it, does it make a sound? Luckily, Peter Kim was able to chronicle the closing seconds of what he calls “no doubt the biggest Clipper victory of the season.” [The No-Look Pass]

The Dali: That said, B-Diddy is still atop M. Haubs list of the decade’s biggest underachievers. [The Painted Area]

The English: Henry Abbott discusses how much weight we can put on the big early-season losses suffered by some of the NBA contenders so far. [TrueHoop]

The Fu Manchu: Mark Ginocchio goes to the tape and sees how a surge of aggressiveness has fueled Yi Jianlian’s hot start after returning from injury. [Nets Are Scorching]

The Handlebar: Gerald Narcisco lists the 5 players who are most likely to be traded this season. [Dime]

The Horseshoe: Zach Lowe looks at the Celtics’ effectiveness in defending the paint and three-pointers compared to mid-range shots. [CelticsHub]

The Imperial: Larry Coon explains that if Eddy Curry truly wants out of New York, the Knicks can make it happen. [Off the Dribble]

The Lampshade: The Arsenalist looks past the Raptors’ early season troubles and shows that the data from their recent games has been very promising. [Raptors Republic]

The Painter’s Brush: Listen as Jon Brockman, Donte Greene, and Jason Thompson serenade you with such classics as “Killing Me Softly,” “Brickhouse,” and “Respect.” [That NBA Lottery Pick]

The Pyramidal: According to Scott Schroeder, if the Golden State Warriors are in the hunt for a small forward, the D-League is brimming with great ones. [Ridiculous Upside]

The Toothbrush: Steve Nash puts together a low-light reel as he makes the case for you to vote him into the 2010 NBA All Star Game. [Youtube]

The Walrus: In the first installment of the Blazersedge Decade Retrospective, Dave explains how the Blazers went from being one of the premier teams in the league to losing in the first round of the playoffs two years in a row. [Blazersedge]

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