In the 116–104 road victory, Karl took over sole control of fifth place on the NBA’s all-time wins list with 1,156.
Karl now sits behind Pat Riley, Jerry Sloan, Lenny Wilkens and all-time record holder Don Nelson, who had 1,335 career wins.
Karl, who has a career 1,156–795 record, has coached in the league for 27 seasons.
A former player for the San Antonio Spurs, Karl was voted the NBA’s coach of the year in 2013. He has overcome cancer twice in the last five years.
With their win over the Thunder, the Kings improved their record to 14–20 on the season.