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.
The list of available bodies for Wednesday's opener at the Miami Heat appears to be a solid 11 after Glen Rice and Kris Humphries went full at Monday's practice.
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: