PBA
IN the era of free agency and trades, rarely do you see one marquee player spend his entire career with one team such as Sonny Thoss, who will retire at the end of the Philippine Cup with the same Alaska team that ...
Apr 23, 2020
IF Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Jamie Lim wasn't in the mats throwing powerful kicks and punches, you'll be sure to find her dropping bombs on the dancefloor.Alongside utilizing her influence and resources to lend a hand during this ...
Apr 16, 2020
PBA
LIKE the rest in their small circle of friends, Bong Alvarez would have wanted to see Samboy Lim in the flesh during his 58th birthday celebration.But circumstances wouldn't allow him.So like everybody else, a simple greeting over the phone ...
Apr 2, 2020
PBA
IT used to be so easy rooting for Avelino 'Samboy' Lim. The 'Skywalker' takes off and glides with the grace of a swan in mid-flight, hanging in the air a split second longer than his defenders, just ...
Apr 1, 2020
PBA
THE family of Avelino 'Samboy' Lim is keeping everything simple as Philippine basketball's 'Skywalker' turns a new leaf on April 1.Robert Evangelista, the longtime friend of the former San Miguel superstar known for his high-wire acts, said it's ...
Apr 1, 2020
PAUL 'Bong' Alvarez was once one of the PBA's brightest stars.On Sunday, his daughter will follow in his footsteps.Alyssa Muhlach, Alvarez's daughter by estranged wife Almira, will serve as the Beermen's muse ...
Mar 7, 2020
THIS year just couldn't get any better for Jamie Christine Lim. Not only did she graduate summa cum laude in BS Mathematics at UP Diliman, she also followed in the footsteps of dad Samboy Lim, albeit in a different sport, ...
Dec 9, 2019
JAMIE Christine Lim showed that she's every inch a winner as her dad is, winning the gold medal in the women's +61kg kumite in the 30th Southeast Asian Games karatedo competitions on Monday at World Trade Center.The ...
Dec 9, 2019
THIS was one important part of his daughter's life that Samboy Lim wasn't about to miss.In a rare public appearance, the legendary PBA player, who suffered a heart attack almost five years ago, attended the graduation of ...
Jun 29, 2019
PBA
AS Allan Caidic and the San Miguel Beermen basked in the glory of their victory over Alaska in the 'Return of Rivals' Sunday, one person and his aerial moves were really badly missed.Nowhere to be found was the great Avelino "Samboy" ...
Feb 18, 2019
PBA
PBA great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim has become one of a few Filipino basketball players to have a statue erected in his honor.On Sunday, the Valenzuela city government, through Rep. Eric Martinez, unveiled a statue honoring the beloved 'Skywalker&# ...
Nov 11, 2018
WILLIAM 'Bogs' Adornado had a long, legendary basketball career adorned by multiple MVP awards and PBA championships with Crispa, U-Tex and Great Taste. But that career almost came undone when Adornado suffered a horrific knee injury in just his ...
Oct 25, 2018
PBA
BEST friends Allan Caidic and Tino Pinat led the well-wishers when basketball great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim's 56th birthday was celebrated with a simple gathering organized by his wife and daughter.Lim, who suffered a heart attack while ...
Apr 8, 2018
PBA
LEO Austria just showed the caring side of him.Shortly after San Miguel scored a 111-87 rout of Magnolia in Game 3 of the PBA Philippine Cup Finals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, Austria immediately offered the win to former Beermen ...
Apr 1, 2018
ELMA Muros-Posadas was awarded with the first-ever Palarong Pambansa Lifetime Achievement Awardee for being one of the original products of the annual sporting competition that will be held in Antique this year.Muros-Posadas was given the distinct honor after ...
Apr 22, 2017
SAMBOY Lim was known as the 'Skywalker,' among other monikers, during his playing career. But 'Skywalker' is most apt, because no other Filipino basketball player, before or after his time, has come close to walking on air as ...
Apr 15, 2017
PBA
PBA great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim's first photo since suffering a stroke over two years ago was posted on social media a day after the man they call the 'Skywalker' celebrated his 55th birthday.The inspiring image showed a smiling Lim ...
Apr 3, 2017
PBA
THE legendary Avelino 'Samboy' Lim turns 55 today, April 1.As expected, tributes and greetings poured in as loved ones, friends, and basketball fans remember the shy, soft-spoken man whose humble ways, high-wire acts, and daredevil moves easily endeared him ...
Apr 1, 2017
PBA
INJURIES are part of any contact sport, basketball included. And players in the long history of the PBA have had their share of aches and pains, all in their quest for basketball glory.However, there are cases of gruesome incidents that happened ...
Nov 2, 2016
THOUSANDS of runners led by his fellow PBA legends turned up for the Skywalkerun, a benefit race held for former San Miguel and Letran star Samboy Lim on Sunday morning in Pasay City.Allan Caidic, Alvin Patrimonio, Vince Hizon, Noli Locsin and ...
Sep 11, 2016
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