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July 1, 2011

The Free Market Alternative

The other day, I (Arturo Galletti… in case you were wondering) wrote a piece on the numbers behind the NBA Labor dispute. To summarize: Player’s salaries have stayed even with inflation. Essentially this means their pay has not been going up. Owners have been increasing their spending. Management’s operating costs (per …

2011 Overpaid Players

Name Team Pos G MP WP48 WP Salary Value Gilbert Arenas ORL-WAS 1.5 70 1796 -0.028 -1.1 $17.7 -$19.4 Andrea Bargnani TOR 4.9 66 2353 -0.123 -6.0 $8.5 -$18.0 Rashard Lewis ORL-WAS 3.5 57 1824 0.036 1.4 $19.6 -$17.4 Antawn Jamison CLE 4.0 56 1842 0.016 0.6 $13.4 -$12.4 Brandon …