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Posted: Aug 8, 2014 8:08 PM

Updated: Aug 8, 2014 8:08 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Odyssey Sims scored 22 points to help the Tulsa Shock keep alive their playoff hopes with a 79-62 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.

The victory was Tulsa's 12th this season the most since the team moved from Detroit in 2010.

Tulsa is one game behind San Antonio (13-18) for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Glory Johnson had 14 points and 11 rebounds to tie a Shock franchise record for most double-doubles in a season with 17 previously set by Cheryl Ford in 2006.

Courtney Paris also had a double-double, her 12th, with 11 points and 11 rebounds. Skylar Diggins scored 14 points.

Sims suffered an apparent shoulder injury with 1:49 to play when she landed hard on her left shoulder at midcourt.

San Antonio (13-18) had three players in double figures led by Becky Hammon with 16.

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