In June of 2019, Odyssey Sims, the scoring leader for the Minnesota Lynx professional basketball team received a DUI charge.
Sims was stopped by the Minnesota State Patrol for speeding and an improper lane change on June 6, 2019 near downtown Minneapolis.
Sims blew a 0.20 on the evidential breath tester; the legal limit is 0.08.
Sims apologized to her coaches, her organization and the fans. She pledged to continue to perform for the team.
Sims scored 15 points in a game approximately 18 hours after she was arrested.
The WNBA did not make any statements at the time of her apology. Her team did not make any statements then either.
Other WNBA players have been arrested in the past for Driving under the influence.
Diana Taurasi was arrested in 2009. Kara Braxton was arrested in 2007. Alexis Hornbuckle was arrested in 2010.
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