5 Spurs that need more minutes, 2 who should play less down the stretch

With the season winding down, there are some Spurs that should be seeing the floor more than others.

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Should play less: Zach Collins

Everyone is aware of the various lineup decisions that San Antonio made to begin the year. Jeremy Sochan was given the official role of starting point guard, which ultimately did not end up as the game-changer the Spurs hoped it to be. Another tactic that did not quite pan out was putting Zach Collins at center and having Wemby play power forward.

As it turns out, Victor is much more naturally suited playing at center, which left Collins in an interesting spot. His natural position is the five, and to complicate things, Zach's play has fallen off in recent weeks. All these factors make it more likely he could be expendable as the Spurs look to upgrade their roster this summer.

Needs more minutes: Blake Wesley

A player many had been down on early in the Spurs' season is Blake Wesley. At the start of January, Blake was shooting under 40% from the field for the year, and a large contingency of fans began to believe he should be out of the rotation entirely. It was not a bad take at the time.

But since then, the second-year guard has stepped things up a notch. He may not be the most consistent player in the world, but Wesley is coming along. He ended up shooting over 50% from the floor over the course of January and February, and began to find much more of a rhythm. Blake's good decision making and overall effort are what have brought him back into the rotation, and he should only be playing more down the stretch of the season.