Diamond DeShields comes full circle

Updated: April 3, 2013, 12:03 PM ET
By Andrew Linnehan | Special to espnW

Just think. It might have never happened.

None of it. Not the three state titles at Norcross (Ga.). Not the four gold medals with USA Basketball. Not the Naismith national girls player of the year award. Not the 24 points or seven rebounds or nearly five steals per game.

When Diamond DeShields was 9, she walked away from basketball.

"I didn't like it," said DeShields, the No. 3 prospect in the espnW HoopGurlz Top 100. ...

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