The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache, featuring a Walton double-dip

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: Captainscreative sat down with Bill Walton as the NBA Legend simply lets his thoughts flow. [Something from Nothing Sometimes]

The Dali: Bethelem Shoals steps into the Wayback Machine and finds this clip featuring a 15-year-old Luke Walton talking about basketball camp and his father’s influence. [The Baseline]

The English: Rod Benson reminisces about his high school days as he says goodbye to blogging for the time being. [Ball Don't Lie]

The Fu Manchu: This might be hard to believe, but Brian Scalabrine is not a very good NBA player. [Celtics Hub]

The Handlebar: Royce Young answers ten hypothetical questions regarding the Thunder’s performance in the new year. [Daily Thunder]

The Horseshoe: Sebastian Pruiti has compiled a video of all 30 NBA teams running the pick and roll for his new website, NBA Playbook. (Video NSFW for language) [NBA Playbook]

The Imperial: Jon Krolik explains why Shaq does not need more touches in the Cavs offense. [Cavs: The Blog]

The Lampshade: Bret LaGree takes a statistical look at how the Hawks have fallen apart in the 4th quarters of recent games. [Hoopinion]

The Painter’s Brush: Ben Q. Rock examines how the Magic (specifically Jameer Nelson) have struggled guarding opposing point guards, but remarks that it might just be a product of a small sample size. [Orlando Pinstriped Post]

The Pyramidal: Watching Jeremy Lin play, SMC is reminded of another guard who went unrecruited out of high school: Steve Nash. [Golden State of Mind]

The Toothbrush: Danilo Gallinari (The Rooster) made sure everyone in Madison Square Garden was awake as he threw down a huge slam over Roy Hibbert, complete with the obligatory pose for applause. [Posting and Toasting]

The Walrus: An interesting viewpoint is raised in the Gilbert Arenas saga, as Devin Harris estimates that as much as 75% of NBA players own guns. [NY Daily News]

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