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LeBron James says he’ll cover Dahntay Jones’ fine

Toronto Raptors v Cleveland Cavaliers - Game One

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 17: Tristan Thompson #13, Dahntay Jones #30, Kevin Love #0, J.R. Smith #5, LeBron James #23 and James Jones #1 of the Cleveland Cavaliers look on from the bench in the fourth quarter against the Toronto Raptors in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2016 NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena on May 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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The NBA suspended Dahntay Jones one game for hitting Bismack Biyombo in the groin, automatically triggering a fine for 1/110th of Jones salary. Jones signed for the prorated minimum on the final day of the regular season to make him eligible for the Cavaliers’ playoff roster.

That means his fine comes to… $80.17.

Yup. Eighty dollars and seventeen cents.

Not that he’ll have to pay it himself anyway.

LeBron James is magnanimously stepping in to handle that monumental amount.

Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com:

LeBron James said he intends to cover the fine imposed on Cleveland Cavaliers reserve Dahntay Jones for the one-game suspension he received for punching Bismack Biyombo in the groin at the end of Game 3.

James Michael McAdoo should volunteer to serve Draymond Green’s potential suspension.