To the tone of $25,000: “‘The more I thought about it I thought there were two things we had to deal with, which was the media and the failure to congratulate,’ Stern said. ‘LeBron and I discussed it, and I’ll leave the rest for him to talk about, but I think it was important. Certainly as it related to the media, we have a rule, you guys know that we’ve had some interesting issues over the years with some of our coaches and the like, and it was inappropriate for me to give someone a pass here.’”