Uncasville, CT (August 3, 2022) – The Connecticut Sun announced today that the team has signed Odyssey Sims to a seven-day contract. Per team policy, no details were released.
Sims was drafted second overall in the 2014 WNBA Draft by the Tulsa Shock and has played in the league for eight seasons. She began her career playing two seasons with Tulsa and has also made stops at Dallas, Los Angeles, Minnesota and Atlanta. In May 2022, Sims resigned with Minnesota and appeared in two games before a mutual separation with the team.
Over her 235 games played in the league, she has averaged 12.3 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.1 steals. The eight-year veteran has also picked up All-WNBA Second Team (2019), WNBA All-Star (2019) and WNBA All-Rookie Team (2014) honors along the way.
The 5-8 guard from Irving, TX, was a stand-out at Baylor University, leading her team to a National Championship during her sophomore campaign. She finished her college career averaging 17.5 points, 3.3. rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.3 steal per game and was the all-time program leader in assists (572) and three-point field goals made (223).
Sims will wear number 1 for the Sun and will be available Thursday, August 4 to take on the Phoenix Mercury at 7:00 PM EST at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Connecticut Sun is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as a franchise this year. For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit www.connecticutsun.com