New York, NY (Sports Network) - Kevin Martin poured in a game-best 30 points to lead the Kings to their first win against an Eastern Conference team this season with a 121-94 shellacking of the struggling Knicks at Madison Square Garden.
Sacramento improved to 1-28 against the East on the year.
Beno Udrih added 20 points, seven rebounds and as many assists for the Kings, who snapped a five-game slide and moved to an NBA worst 5-31 on the road. Spencer Hawes ended with 18 points and 13 boards, while Jason Thompson donated 18 and 12.
Francisco Garcia amassed 16 points for the Kings, who shot a season-high 55.3 percent from the field.
Wilson Chandler gave 17 points for New York, which dropped its third straight game on the heels of a three-game winning streak. Nate Robinson totaled 19 points and Chris Wilcox 14 with nine boards in the setback.
Consecutive jumpers from Udrih closed out a 15-0 Sacramento run that opened the game. However, the Knicks cut it to 28-22 heading into the second frame.
After outscoring New York 34-21 in the second period, Sacramento assumed a 62-43 lead at the break.
Four points from Thompson, a Garcia bucket and Hawes' jumper gave Sacramento a 72-45 lead with about nine minutes left in the third.
Moments later, Martin's three-pointer gave Sacramento its biggest lead of the season, 92-62.
The Kings were sitting on a 97-71 cushion heading into the fourth, and the Knicks never posed a threat over the final 12 minutes.