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Interview With Former NBA Player Bay Forrest

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This winter I had the pleasure of chatting with former NBA player Bay Forrest. While that name may not be familiar to a lot of basketball fans this interview is worth listening to because he had a lot of interesting stories about his basketball career such as turning down UCLA and North Carolina to play for a small Christian college with his brothers and being the first player to turn down a NBA contract to play amateur ball for a year.Some of the topics that we covered in our chat were:

* Why he choose Grand Canyon College over big-name schools like UCLA, Duke and North Carolina

* Being a three time All-American at Grand Canyon College

* What is was like to play win a National Championship with his younger and older brother at Grand Canyon

*Why he turned down a contract worth $625,000 by the Kansas City Kings following his junior season

* Why he decided to turn down the Seattle Supersonics after they drafted him following his senior season with the #19th overall pick

* Being the first player in the history of the NBA to turn down a contract to play with an amateur team.

* His experiences playing for Athletes in Action

* His experiences playing for the Phoenix Suns

* The work he is doing with Focus Ministries

Click here to listen to this Podcast.

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Written by Ryan

February 23, 2007 at 6:52 pm

Posted in Podcasts

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  1. Thanks for sharing this information. Really is pack with new knowledge. Keep them coming.

    Home Improvement Portal

    August 17, 2007 at 7:44 am

  2. i met him today, hes a great guy. i’ve never seen someone so big actually say that he does everything for god. hes truly amazing

    maggie

    September 30, 2009 at 3:05 pm


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