Dahntay Jones

LeBron James to pay teammate's $6K fine for Game 1 ejection

LeBron James will save Dahntay Jones some money again.

After Jones was assessed two technical fouls and ejected from Monday's series opener between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, James said he planned to pay the automatic $6,000 fine ($2,000 for each technical, $2,000 for the ejection) that accompanied the penalties.

Last year, after Jones was fined for punching Toronto's Bismack Biyombo in the groin and was suspended, James paid for his teammate's misbehavior.

"First of all, I said I was going to pay the fine before I even knew what it was," James said following Cleveland's 116-105 win in Game 1. "It didn't matter. And I told him tonight,...