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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Texas sports news from The Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Kawhi Leonard scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and hit the go-ahead jumper with 54 seconds to play to help the San Antonio Spurs to a 100-93 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. San Antonio scored 35 points off of 23 turnovers by Minnesota and held off a fourth-quarter rally from the Wolves.

DALLAS (AP) - Klay Thompson had 23 points with five 3-pointers and the Golden State Warriors earned their 28th road win this season, beating the Dallas Mavericks 112-87 last night in a matchup of the Curry brothers. Stephen Curry, two-time MVP and the older of the brothers, had 17 points and nine assists for the defending NBA champion Warriors.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Dion Rogers scored 28 points, Ryan Harris added 21 and Texas Wesleyan defeated Life University 86-76 last night to win its second NAIA championship. Naiel Smith had 17 points and six assists and Najeal Young had 10 with 11 rebounds for the third-seeded Rams.

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Texas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos has signed a new contract through 2018 that also includes a club option for 2019. Chirinos, already signed for this season, was the Rangers catcher for opening day in both 2015 and 2016. He's now a backup to Jonathan Lucroy.

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