Former baseball star Satchel Paige once famously said, "Age is a question of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."
With depth issues in the low post for Wednesday's opener, Paul Pierce has been getting a lot of work at power forward with the Wizards.
Getting to this point for Rasual Butler gets more difficult with age. He came into Wizards training camp as a distinct underdog and knew it.
Nene isn't holding out hope that he'll be able to play in the regular-season opener vs.
Rasual Butler, a 35-year-old and unlikely 15th man for the Wizards, beat out the younger Xavier Silas, John Lucas and Damion James for the spot Saturday and for good reasons: