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: The Basketball Jones celebrated its 500th episode on Friday. Kelly Dwyer reminds us of all the hard work that goes into each episode and asks us not to take a great thing for granted. [Ball Don't Lie]
The Dali: Chapter 8 of WSM? is out. Calvin Stadiums is “Henchman Zero.” [Who Shot Mamba?]
The English: On the surface, it looks like Yi Jianlian is having a breakout season, but Mark Ginocchio takes a deeper look into the “Yi Effect” and his negative impact on the play of the other Nets. [Nets Are Scorching]
The Fu Manchu: Brian Spencer takes a look at bad contracts in the NBA and finds the top 8 cases of buyer’s remorse. [Empty the Bench]
The Handlebar: Kevin Arnovitz ponders the age-old question: “Does good chemistry produce winning, or does winning produce good chemistry? When you stop winning, is it because the chemistry has gone bad, or does the chemistry go bad because you’ve stopped winning?” [TrueHoop]
The Horseshoe: The Charlotte Bobcats are currently one of the hottest teams in the NBA, but Ryan Mahoney wonders how high their expectations should really be. [Hardwood Paroxysm]
The Imperial: Joe Forte (or someone posing as him) had an open Q&A session on Reddit yesterday, taking questions about life as a NBA referee. (Some PG-13 language) [Reddit]
The Lampshade: Jon Nichols attempts to find the best front-court combination for the Orlando Magic and comes out believing that Dwight Howard and Ryan Anderson play very nicely together. [Orlando Pinstriped Post]
The Painter’s Brush: Rey-Rey’s recurring segment on TNLP, “Talking to Chicks that Love Hoops” is one of my favorites because it combines two of my favorite things in the world. This time, he catches up with Laker fan, Violet. [The No-Look Pass]
The Pyramidal: Ridiculous Upside is on a quest to find the best dance team in the D-League. That’s kind of like trying to find the best… you get it. [Ridiculous Upside]
The Toothbrush: Imploring the basketball gods to not allow John Wall to end up drafted by the Clippers. [NBA Offseason]
The Walrus: Paul Pierce pens a heartfelt piece about dealing with tragedy, touching on Haiti, Arenas, and his stabbing. [Paul Pierce]
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