3 Phoenix Suns who will get less minutes as the NBA Playoffs near

The 2024 NBA Playoffs is slowly approaching and the Phoenix Suns need everyone to be on the same page. To do that, a few sacrifices have to be made

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2. Nassir Little

For the Suns, there are far better players than Nassir Little. He's only played 34 games for the team this season and usually spends his time on the court during garbage minutes. Little is averaging 12.5 minutes this season, and there's a bigger chance his time on the floor would decrease. 

Little is more like a three-and-D wing player but has struggled from the outside. He has a similar brand of basketball to Keita Bates-Diop, which is why the Suns traded him. Having two identical players who aren't stars just isn't logical. Now, the 6-foot-5 forward will even have difficulty cracking the rotation. The former Portland Trail Blazers forward averages 3.9 points and 2.1 rebounds while shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the arc.

With O'Neale's arrival to the Suns, the chances of having the former North Carolina forward play have decreased. He could still play a few games before the season ends, but it'll likely be meaningless minutes.