That’s what his public-relations machine is saying,
The 6-7 small forward spent the last month in Chicago with training
guru Tim Grover, who Butler said has helped him drop about 10 pounds and regain
something he’d lost.
being in Chicago with Grover, my explosiveness is back, and I feel better than
ever," Butler said in a news release distributed today. “He tapped
into what I needed. He's made my game better. Last year I was settling for jump
shots. Now I want to be more aggressive and execute a variety of looks from the
court both on the attack and on defense."
Mavericks are all for it. They’ve got plenty of players who are willing
to heave jump shots. An attacker to go with Roddy Beaubois would help the
versatility of the team.
also said he has high goals this season, which is the last one on his current
this team that we have in place, I want to win it all,’’ he said. “We
definitely want to finish in the top three in the West. That's a very realistic
goal. We want home court heading into the playoffs. To have an opportunity in
this conference, you want that. Then once you're in the playoffs anything
can happen, and I believe we can make a run to the top."