Miles Plumlee

Hawks get their most lopsided win ever, 126-80 over Kings

The Atlanta Hawks didn't need to win by the most lopsided margin in franchise history to boost their spirits.

They just needed any win.

Dewayne Dedmon scored a career-high 20 points and had 14 rebounds, and the Hawks rode a dominant first half to a 126-80 win over the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night.

Atlanta's 46-point margin of victory was two points better than its previous best. Atlanta took a 141-97 win over Detroit on Feb. 7, 1994, and the St. Louis Hawks beat Baltimore 144-100 on Feb. 12, 1965.

For the Hawks (3-12), the margin was just a bonus.

"Right now we have the worst record in the NBA, so any win is a good win and we'll take...