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
PBA
BASKETBALL stars teamed up for a fellow legend as Alvin Patrimonio, Allan Caidic, Benjie Paras, and Ronnie Magsanoc joined other PBA greats in promoting the 'SKYWALKERUN: A Run for Samboy Lim' set for July 17 at the Blue Bay Walk ...
Jun 30, 2016
PBA
THEY'RE more than mere numbers, and there's more to them than meets the eye.From important dates in their lives to lucky numbers to a happy coincidence, there's usually a compelling story behind the numbers your ...
Mar 31, 2016
THE NCAA will be donating proceeds from the match between San Beda and Letran on Tuesday to Samboy Lim, who is still recovering from a stroke suffered in November that left the basketball great bedridden.Fr. Vic Calvo, Letran's representative to ...
Oct 5, 2015
PBA
ALTHOUGH still in coma, PBA legend Samboy Lim is now being prepared for long-term care after being released from the intensive care unit of the Medical City last weekend.The 52-year-old basketball icon is breathing on his own while ...
Dec 25, 2014
WHEN Samboy Lim was rushed unconscious to the hospital after collapsing during a Legends game last November 28, netizens were quick to offer prayers and words of support for one of the PBA's greatest players.One particular gesture caught my eye - ...
Dec 13, 2014
PBA
CAGE legend Ramon Fernandez has launched a fund-raising campaign in response to a call for help from Samboy Lim's family over the mounting hospital bills of the former PBA star who collapsed while playing an exhibition game and remains ...
Dec 11, 2014
PBA
PBA great Samboy Lim remains in a 'guarded state' at the ICU of the Medical City hospital but has shown encouraging signs that give family and close friends hope of a recovery.Lim's family was set to issue ...
Dec 2, 2014
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