The Kings' porous defense was exploited by the Hawks in a 130-105 loss on Monday at Philips Arena.
Sacramento never made a serious run at the Hawks, who cruised to their 50th win of the season that included 20 3-pointers, the most in a game by a team this season in the NBA.
Atlanta also had the most in the NBA this season with 42 dishes.
The Hawks put up 76 points in the first half including a 12-for-19 performance from 3-point range en route to a 76-54 halftime advantage.
DeMarre Carroll and Kyle Korver scored 20 points each leading six Hawks in double figures including, Al Horford (18), Jeff Teague (18), Paul Millsap (13) and Dennis Schroeder (12).
Rudy Gay led the Kings with 23 points while DeMarcus Cousins recorded his 38th double-double of the season scoring 12 points and 14 rebounds.
Ray McCallum added 15 points and Ben McLemore contributed 12 points and Nik Stauskas 10 to round out the Kings double-figure scorers.
Sacramento (21-41) has lost four straight, is now 1-4 on its current eight-game road trip and are now 8-22 on the road.
The Kings have now lost 13 straight games to the Hawks (50-13) and haven’t won in Atlanta since March of 2006.
Sacramento is now 3-7 since Karl took over at the All-Star break.
Similar to NBA accolades, it goes to the Hawks entire starting five.
The Hawks dominant first half dictated the night.
Kings -- C DeMarcus Cousins (left ankle sprain) was probable and started and played while G Darren Collison (core muscle injury) and F Eric Moreland (left shoulder labral tear) are out.
Hawks -- C Pero Antic (left ankle sprain) was questionable and did not play while G Thabo Sefolosha (right calf strain) was out.
Game 6 of the Kings eight-game road trip is on Wednesday in Charlotte before a Friday-Saturday back-to-back in Philadelphia and Washington.