In the category of "Most Surreal Basketblogosphere Post of the Year," the winner is this thought-provoking gem from Free Darko's SilverBird5000, on Dave Berri's controversial Wages of Wins.
The money line:
What we have in Berri's book, then, is Calvinism masquerading as social science - not the other way around.
SilverBird takes issue with the theory behind Berri's economics, saying high-output scorers are compensated better than high-efficiency role players because of the risk they inherit in their roles as volume shooters. There's math, there's Joseph Stiglitz, and there are possible accusations of "playa-hating." Highly recommended.