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Breaking News: LeBron Fined $25,000

ORLANDO, FL - MAY 30: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during introductions against the Orlando Magic in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2009 Playoffs at Amway Arena on May 30, 2009 in Orlando, Florida. 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 Elsa/Getty Images)
Jessica DAnalyst IJune 4, 2009

NBA commissioner David Stern has decided to fine LeBron James $25,000 for skipping the mandated press conference after being defeated by the Orlando Magic on Saturday night.

James is apparently sorry that he did not shake hands with the Magic after the Cavs' loss and regrets not attending the press conference.

Nevertheless, rules are rules, and King James doesn't get to break them.

I am personally very disappointed in this star's immature behavior.

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