Two-sport romance for Gabby Williams

Updated: February 21, 2013, 9:38 AM ET
By Walter Villa | Special to espnW

As a toddler, Gabby Williams used to sleep while cradling a miniature basketball. Sometimes, with her eyes closed and half asleep, she would air-dribble an imaginary ball.

The 16-year-old Williams can trace her love affair with basketball back to her crib.

But a relatively new flirtation, with track and field, may steal her heart.

Last summer, at age 15 and with little training, Williams shocked everyone by finishing fifth in the high jump at the U.S. Olympic trials. ...

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