Gregory Forney’s Newly Released “Number One Overall: In the Third Person” is an Action-Packed Narrative about One Young Man's Journey from Harsh Struggles to Redemption

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“Number One Overall: In the Third Person” from Christian Faith Publishing author Gregory Forney is a riveting novel that chronicles the NBA from 1967 -1995, and tells the story of a young man’s struggle to overcome addiction and sin, detailing the harsh realities he encounters along the way.

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“Number One Overall: In the Third Person”: a dynamic and powerful narrative about overcoming struggles both in life, and in spirit. “Number One Overall: In the Third Person” is the creation of published author, Gregory Forney, who has spent much of his life involved in the sport of basketball, including playing professionally in Germany, and being a member of the Professional Basketball Writers Association of America.

Forney states that his story can be best described as “fiction packed with reality, based on a true story.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Gregory Forney’s new book chronicles the NBA from 1967-1995, and follows a protagonist who comes from humble beginnings and spirit-filled, God-fearing parents.

His sheltered life, which shielded him from his troubles as a teenager, delivers him into harm’s way repeatedly as an adult. He dives in and out of drugs, sex, alcohol, racism, and his own understanding of manhood, before actually speaking on these issues to anyone. Everything becomes trial by error. Internal questions burn deep as the struggle continues.

This riveting piece uses hard-cutting reality to slash into one’s inner soul and wrestle with one’s sheer existence along the path of life as seen from someone in the third person.

View a synopsis of “Number One Overall: In the Third Person” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Number One Overall: In the Third Person” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at, Apple iTunes store, Kobo or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Number One Overall: In the Third Person”, contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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