Tyrus Thomas Suspended for Throwing Elbow

by January 17, 2011
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Thomas‘ bow to Emeka Okafor‘s noggin did not sit well with the folks at NBA HQ, and now he’s been suspended for today’s game: “Tyrus Thomas of the Charlotte Bobcats has been suspended one game without pay for his Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two against Emeka Okafor of the New Orleans Hornets, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Executive Vice President Basketball Operations. The incident, in which Thomas made elbow contact to Okafor’s head and was ejected following the Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two call, occurred with 2:38 remaining in the 4th period of the Bobcats 88-81 loss on Saturday to the New Orleans Hornets at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.”