Tulsa's Sims is WNBA Rookie of the Month

Shock's Odyssey Sims (0) passes around China's Yang Hengyu (15) during a WNBA basketball game on Monday, May 12, 2014.

The Tulsa Shock's Odyssey Sims has been the WNBA's Rookie of the Month for July.

The award was announced Tuesday.

Sims averaged 18.3 points and 4 assists per game during the month and scored a career high 39 points on July 22 against San Antonio.

Sims was selected by the Shock as the second overall pick in the 2014 WNBA draft.