NEW YORK, Jan. 4 -- Indiana Pacers forward Ron Artest has been suspended for three games without pay and fined $35,000 for throwing a television monitor to the floor and then taking a camera away from a cameraperson and throwing it to the floor, it was announced today by Stu Jackson, NBA Senior Vice President Basketball Operations.

The incident occurred at the conclusion of the Pacersí 98-96 loss to the New York Knicks on January 3 at Madison Square Garden.

Artestís $35,000 fine will be applied to the damages to the equipment and he will begin serving his suspension tonight when the Pacers play at Washington.