SALT LAKE CITY — Stephen Curry scored 26 points and the Golden State Warriors held on for their NBA-record 19th consecutive win to start the season after a 106-103 victory over the Utah Jazz on Monday night.

With the game tied at 101 with 51 seconds left, Curry hit a 3-pointer from the left wing to give the Warriors the lead. Rodney Hood scored 14 seconds later to bring the Jazz within one.

After Curry missed a 3-pointer, the Jazz had a chance to take the lead, but Hood missed a 3 from the wing with five seconds left. Curry hit two free throws to seal the victory as Gordon Hayward’s half-courter at the buzzer fell way short. Klay Thompson added 20, including four 3-point baskets.

Hayward led the Jazz with 24 points.

The Warriors have won 23 straight regular-season games dating back to last season.

BULLS 92, SPURS 89: Pau Gasol had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots, and host Chicago snapped San Antonio’s five-game winning streak..

Jimmy Butler scored 14 points and reserve Doug McDermott had 12 for Chicago in the opener of a four-game homestand. Joakim Noah contributed eight points, seven assists and 11 rebounds in 24 minutes off the bench.

Gasol blocked LaMarcus Aldridge on a drive with 1:06 left, and then hit 1 of 2 foul shots on the other end for a 90-89 lead.

PISTONS 116, ROCKETS 105: Reggie Jackson had 31 points and Andre Drummond added 24 points and 13 rebounds as Detroit beat Houston in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

The game was decided by a first half where the Pistons built a 23-point lead over a team that went to the Western Conference finals six months ago. Houston shot 31 percent in the half, managing only four assists on 50 possessions, and allowed the Pistons to hit 55 percent from the floor.

BUCKS 92, NUGGETS 74: Greg Monroe scored 18 points and Milwaukee forced 24 turnovers that led to 35 points in a victory over Denver, sending the Nuggets to their seventh consecutive loss, in Milwaukee.

Jabari Parker had 16 points and Michael Carter-Williams added 12 points and nine assists for Milwaukee, which won for only the second time in eight games.

Danilo Gallinari scored 13 points and Kenneth Faried added 11 for Denver, which managed just 30 points in the second half after scoring only five in the third quarter of its previous game, a 92-81 loss at Dallas on Saturday.

HAWKS 106, THUNDER 100: Paul Millsap scored 26 points and Jeff Teague made all the big shots down the stretch, sending host Atlanta to a victory that snapped Oklahoma City’s four-game winning streak.

Russell Westbrook had 34 points, including a drive with 2:49 remaining that gave the Thunder their first lead since scoring the opening basket. Westbrook knocked down a jumper to push Oklahoma City to a four-point lead.

NOTES

HORNETS: Center Al Jefferson will miss approximately 2 to 3 weeks with a strained left calf.

Jefferson underwent an MRI on Monday. He was injured in the first quarter of Charlotte’s 87-82 win against Milwaukee on Sunday.

Jefferson is averaging 13.7 points, 6.4 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game for the Hornets, who have won 5 of 6. The 30-year-old Jefferson has led Charlotte in rebounding five times and has four double-doubles.

TIMBERWOLVES: Coach Sam Mitchell says he expects point guard Ricky Rubio to return from a two-game absence on Tuesday against Orlando.

Rubio missed the previous two games with a sore left ankle, the same one that was surgically repaired in the offseason.

Bulls: Forward Mike Dunleavy Jr. is planning to see two specialists this week after he had a setback in his recovery from offseason back surgery.