As the Mavericks were getting ready in the pregame locker room, Dirk Nowitzki walked by and asked Caron Butler, who had just come back from the court for some early shooting, what it looked like out there.
"It's feathery-ish,'' Butler said. "That's a word, isn't it?
Sure, go with it.
His point was that the shot felt great.
We'll see as the game unfolds here shortly.