LeBron Leads Heat To Second Straight NBA Championship

LeBron James carried the Miami Heat to their second straight NBA Championship, scoring 37 points with 12 rebounds and four assists as they defeated the Spurs 95-88 in Game Seven of the NBA Finals. James knocked down a 19-foot jumper with 27 seconds left to give the Heat a four-point lead. The two-time Finals MVP shot 12-of-23 from the field and hit five shots from behind the arc. Dwyane Wade added 23 points and 10 rebounds, while Shane Battier knocked down six three pointers on his way to 18 points. It is the third championship in Miami's franchise history. Tim Duncan posted 24 points and 12 rebounds for the Spurs, who lost for the first time in their fifth Finals appearance. Kawhi Leonard chipped in with 19 points and 16 rebounds. Danny Green, after an incredible start to the series, struggled in the final game shooting 1-of-12 from the field. The Heat won the series 4-3.

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Legion Baseball Player Spencer Juergens from Washington Post 218. As a pitcher, Spencer is currently 7-0 with 36 strike outs and only four walks. He's given up seven runs, three earned over 43 innings and his ERA is .736. As a hitter, Spencer's average is .520 with 16 rbi's and 13 runs scored. In 44 official at bats, Spencer has struck out just five times with two walks.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.

The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.

It involved race, and it was done it a church.

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