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."
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.
Kris Humphries has been back dribbling and shooting with his surgically repaired right hand for the last two days, and his ability to play in Wednesday's regular-season opener at the Miami Heat --
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: