- Associated Press - Monday, January 17, 2011

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

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.