What’s News

Your condensed guide to today’s daily papers.

1213791874Bet you’re not sorry you stayed up past your bedtime now, are you? The Celtics won the NBA Championship by completely destroying the Lakers, 131-92. [Globe, Herald]

The Celtics weren’t the only ones who performed well: Aside from some rock-tossing and minor scuffles, the victory celebrations were peaceful and stank of cigar smoke. [Globe]

Save a stogie for tomorrow: Rumor has it the Celtics will have their Rolling Rally tomorrow afternoon. [Herald]

There’s a first time for everything, right? Secretary of State Bill Galvin has asked Attorney General Martha Coakley to investigate whether Richard Vitale acted as a lobbyist. Coakley has never investigated an alleged violation of lobbying laws since she took office in 2006. [Globe]

Independent-minded: A new study finds that Boston has the highest percentage of political independents in the nation. Not surprisingly, most of the city’s unaffiliated voters lean democratic. [Herald]