Tyrus Thomas suspended one game

Updated: January 17, 2011, 1:10 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Charlotte Bobcats forward Tyrus Thomas has been suspended without pay for Monday's game for a flagrant foul against the Hornets' Emeka Okafor.

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Thomas elbowed Okafor in the head and was ejected for a flagrant foul, penalty two, late in the Bobcats' 88-81 loss Saturday. Thomas will miss Charlotte's game at Philadelphia.

The fifth-year player is averaging 11.2 points and 5.9 rebounds off the bench this season.


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