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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Center: Victor Wembanyama, Zach Collins, Charles Bassey.

Last but not least is Wembanyama, who is the big winner of the Paul signing, with Paul being the perfect player to get him the ball. After all, he has a history of playing with athletic big men such as Tyson Chandler, Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan, and Deandre Ayton.

He should be able to get Wembanyama several easy buckets a game, which coupled with him getting stronger and better in the offseason should lead to him making a big leap in his second season. That happening would get the Spurs closer to the playoffs and set themselves up for success going forward.

Backing him up is Zach Collins, who was demoted last season but played better coming off the bench. His post-scoring should be more helpful there, and hopefully, his 3-point shooting will recover, giving the Spurs two 6'10 players in the second unit that can space the floor.

Lastly, there is Charles Bassey, who is on a non-guaranteed contract but should be back barring a trade. He played well as a backup before having a second straight season-ending injury. Keeping him around makes sense, especially if the Spurs use Collins' big contract to try and make a big trade since Bassey has a cheap contract and is a capable center.