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

6 days 19 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 days 21 hours ago

Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

11 hours 2 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas