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Shock ease past Sun

Jul 4, 2014 - 1:36 AM Uncasville, CT ( - 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.