Chicago Bulls Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson has levied a two-game suspension on second-year forward Tyrus Thomas for an unexcused absence from practice today. Thomas will serve the suspension during Chicago’s next two games, sitting out versus Cleveland tomorrow night at the United Center and at Boston on Friday.
 
Thomas (6-9, 215) has appeared in 54 games, including 17 starts, and averaged 6.3 ppg, 4.6 rpg and 1.2 apg in 17.3 mpg. He has also shot .412 from the field and .729 from the free throw line.