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Marcus Camby to play Friday night

New York Knicks center Marcus Camby speaks during

New York Knicks center Marcus Camby speaks during their NBA basketball media day at the team's training facility in Greenburgh. (Oct. 1, 2012) (Credit: AP)

Mike Woodson said Thursday that Marcus Camby “absolutely” would make his season debut Friday night against the Dallas Mavericks.

With Camby, who missed most of camp with a strained left calf, in the mix, the big-man rotation will change. Rasheed Wallace’s minutes increased last game and Kurt Thomas’ decreased.

“I got to figure that out — that’s what I’m paid to do,” Woodson said. “I’m not here to satisfy anybody. I’m here to coach this team the best way I’m capable of coaching it.”

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