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John Salmons scores 22 points as Kings end 5-game home skid with 121-110 win over Hornets

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    Sacramento Kings forward John Salmons, foreground, drives against New Orleans Hornets foward Al-Farouq Aminu during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon, left, passes against Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets center Robin Lopez, center, goes to the basket between Sacramento Kings' Tyreke Evans, left, and Jason Thompson during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas, right, drives to the basket against New Orleans Hornets guard Brian Roberts during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

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    New Orleans Hornets guard Eric Gordon, front right, shoots against Sacramento Kings forward Jason Thompson during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)The Associated Press

John Salmons had 22 points, and Jason Thompson and Marcus Thornton each added 20 to help the Sacramento Kings snap a four-game losing streak with a 121-110 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night.

The Kings led by 17 at the half and surpassed the 100-point mark early in the fourth quarter when they stretched the lead to 28 points against the struggling Hornets.

The victory halted a season-high five-game home losing streak for the Kings, who have a 20-20 record at Sleep Train Arena. The Kings haven't had a .500 or better home record since the 2007-08 season when they went 26-15.

Isaiah Thomas had 15 points and DeMarcus Cousins 11 for the Kings.

Eric Gordon scored 23 points for the Hornets.