Spurs Move On To NBA Finals

The Spurs are heading back to the NBA Finals. Boris Diaw was the surprising hero, leading the Spurs with 26 points off the bench to guide them to a 112-107 overtime win over the Thunder in Game Six of the Western Conference Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Tim Duncan scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds while Kawhi Leonard added 17 points and 11 boards. Manu Ginobili chipped in with 15 for San Antonio, which will play Game One of the NBA Finals against the Heat on Thursday. The Spurs were without Tony Parker in the second half due to his ankle injury. Russell Westbrook led the Thunder with 34 points. Kevin Durant scored 31 points and snagged 14 rebounds while Reggie Jackson added 21 points for Oklahoma City.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

6 days 14 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sullivan Senior Baseball Player Matt Foster. Matt pitched a no hitter against Union in a game at GCS Ballpark in Illinois Friday night. He struck out 13 batters and walked four while throwing 111 pitches. He also had one hit in the game. Matt is also very good with the bat. His .520 average and 14 runs batted in leads the team.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 10 hours ago

Early Thursday morning, I received news that vandals had broken in to St. Francis Borgia Grade School in Washington, causing extensive damage to several classrooms and offices. School was closed for the day as the Washington Police Department went about their business of securing what had changed from a school community to a crime scene overnight.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 33 min ago

Floyd Mayweather Jr., the 38-year-old with the baby face and the unblemished professional boxing record, beat Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night with a unanimous decision in what was considered the highest-grossing bout in history.