Shock ease past Sun
Uncasville, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Odyssey Sims scored 30 points to lead the Tulsa Shock to a 96-83 rout of the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.
Skylar Diggins chipped in with 20 points, while Glory Johnson and Courtney Paris each recorded double-doubles in the win.
Johnson finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds and Paris contributed a 12- point, 15-rebound effort.
Alyssa Thomas paced the Sun with 24 points and Chiney Ogwumike added 10 points and 10 boards.
Tulsa opened the game on a 12-0 run and led by as many as 15 in the quarter after a Sims jumper with under two minutes left.
The Sun turned a 10-point deficit at the end of the first into a one-point lead with just over three minutes until halftime.
The Shock, though, led 43-40 at the break.
Sims made a jumper to close the third quarter scoring with Tulsa up 69-59 and the visitors led by as many as 19 in the final stanza in cruising to the win.
07/03 21:35:29 ET