THERE will be no elaborate celebrations when PBA great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim marks his 59th birthday on Holy Thursday - and his second in the COVID-19 pandemic.But now more than ever, Samboy's family is thankful to the ...
Apr 1, 2021
THE man who paved the way for Filipino basketball fans to witness the greatness of Avelino 'Samboy' Lim has passed away.Former MICAA (Manila Industrial and Commercial Athletic Association) player Atty. Domingo 'Jun' Celis Jr. died on Wednesday in Cebu City, where ...
Mar 17, 2021
SHE may be playing an individual sport, but every time Jamie Lim steps on the mat, she knows she's not alone in battle. She knows she carries the name of the whole country, taking inspiration from a mantra that constantly ...
Jan 20, 2021
THE warrior in Samboy Lim remains in him.Southeast Asian Games gold medal winner Jamie Lim said her father remains in stable condition and doing good despite the difficult times caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic.The love of his family ...
Jul 28, 2020
PBA
IF we say that Glenn Capacio was the best mid-sized defender of his generation, not a lot of people will disagree.But to be safe, let's just say the Purefoods defensive lynchpin was one of the best stoppers of ...
Jul 12, 2020
IN the eyes of his daughter Jamie, basketball legend Avelino 'Samboy' Lim is simply daddy."'Nung bata ako tapos lumalabas kami ni daddy, lagi may nagpapa-picture sa kanya," the SEA Games gold medal winner recalled to SPIN Life. "As a kid, ...
Jun 8, 2020
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
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