Updated projected starting lineup, depth chart after Chris Paul signing

Signing Chris Paul has led to increased hope that the San Antonio Spurs will make the playoffs and his arrival will also dramatically alter the team's rotation.
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The signing of Chris Paul has led to increased hope that the San Antonio Spurs will be able to compete this season. His arrival will also dramatically alter the team's rotation, considering they are less likely to tank or give minutes to young players who haven't earned playing time.

That leads to questions about what the Spurs starting lineup will look like next season with Paul in the mix. Will they bring him off the bench like the Golden State Warriors did to close last season, or will he start and play limited minutes? What about the other players in the starting lineup? How will his arrival impact coach Gregg Popovich's rotation decisions? Let's find out! 

Point guards: Chris Paul, Tre Jones, Blake Wesley, Devonte Graham.

Even after signing Paul, there was a bit of a question about whether he would start or whether Tre Jones would. Now, we know that it will be Paul, but we'll assume that it will be in limited minutes. Paul could start and average around 24 minutes a game, giving him a chance to play mostly with the starters while not overusing the 39-year-old point guard.

Jones will still play a big role, with Paul likely to have rest games and him having a tendency to miss a few weeks during the season with various injuries. That is his best role and would give the Spurs competent play-making for all 48 minutes. Lastly, Blake Wesley will still garner playing time with his defense but will have to make the most of his limited playing time.