The Mid-Afternoon Milk Mustache, featuring Lang and the Hawks

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: Lang Whitaker tells all about his time tagging along with the Atlanta Hawks. (This is good stuff) [SLAM Online]

The Dali: Henry Abbott looks at the the Rockets-Wolves triple overtime game and revisits the idea of “the hot hand.” [TrueHoop]

The English: Kyle Weidie shows us what we “surely missed in pictures and words” from last night’s Wizards game against the Hawks. [Truth About It]

The Fu Manchu: Mark Ginocchio remorses after a pitiful Nets effort against the Boston Celtics, in which at times it looked like the team wasn’t even trying. [Nets Are Scorching]

The Handlebar: John Lucas admits to tanking in order to get Lebron James in the 2003 draft. [NBA Fanhouse]

The Horseshoe: Speaking of Lebron, here are 5 of the best ever Lebron ads. [Cavs: The Blog]

The Imperial: Brian Robb asks if we can start thinking of Rajon Rondo as an elite finisher. [Celtics Hub]

The Lampshade: Jon Nichols checks (statistically, of course) the correlation between steals and defensive efficiency. [Hardwood Paroxysm]

The Painter’s Brush: Rey-Rey takes a look back at the history of celebrity interaction with TNLP. [The No-Look Pass]

The Pyramidal: Scott Schroeder figures that a D-League All-star team would hypothetically be the 28th best team in the NBA. [Ridiculous Upside]

The Toothbrush: The Baker breaks down the probable duos for the new NBA Jam game, complete with comparisons to the teams in the original game. No sign of Bill Clinton or Air Dog though. [Rumors and Rants]

The Walrus: It goes without saying that Haiti is in need of our help and support.  Adrian Wojnarowski tells about how Samuel Dalembert is doing his part to save his former home. [Yahoo! Sports]

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