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.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

1 week 3 days ago

It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Paid consultants are going to be used to plan a new St. Louis football stadium. The public board that owns the Edward Jones Dome yesterday approved allowing paid consultants to give input on the open-air stadium. Chairman of the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority Jim Shrewsbury said the group's vote was symbolic and technical.