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For the Knicks, center Tyson Chandler (back) was planning to take part in the team’s Tuesday morning shootaround, then decide if he could play. If Chandler can go, the Knicks will start him over Kenyon Martin.

Chandler has missed New York’s last 10 games.

“We’ll sit and talk about it,” Knicks coach Mike Woodson said. “But you don’t lose your starting job because of injuries. Not with me. And he’s a big part of the puzzle.”