After missing four straight games with an upper respiratory infection, New York's center will start against the Bobcats on Tuesday night.

New York Knicks center Tyson Chandler will start Tuesday night against the Charlotte Bobcats, the team announced. Coach Mike Woodson said he plans to play him for 25-30 minutes.

The big man has missed the last four games with an upper respiratory infection; he last appeared on Jan. 5, when he played four minutes against the Dallas Mavericks.