Samboy Lim - updates

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Jamie Lim, daughter of PBA legend, nails SEA Games karatedo gold

Dec 09, 2019 - 3:27 PM

Karateka Jamie Lim joins her father and legendary basketball player Samboy Lim as a SEA Games gold medalist with a gritty win in the women's +61kg finals

ANOTHER ONE. Jamie Lim clinches the second gold medal for the Philippine karatedo team in the 2019 SEA Games. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

Samboy Lim's daughter soars as U.P. summa cum laude

Jun 29, 2019 - 10:30 PM

On his wheelchair, PBA legend Samboy Lim accompanies his daughter, Jamie Christine, as she graduates from college with top honors

FATHER'S LOVE. Despite his medical condition, PBA Legend Samboy Lim accompanies her daughter in receiving her awards on stage during the College of Science graduation at the University of the Philippines Diliman on Saturday, June 29. Supporting his daughter, Samboy Lim's wheelchair is assisted by Jaime Lim as they receive her diploma on stage. Photo by Elijah Allen Macaspac/Rappler

Yeng Guiao hopes to prevent further tragedies with CPR Bill

Jul 20, 2016 - 8:17 PM

If passed into law the Samboy Lim Bill will require basic life saving to be a part of the basic education curriculum under the K 12 program

SAMBOY LIM BILL. The CPR Bill, also known as the Samboy Lim Bill and is authored by 1st District of Pampanga representative Yeng Guiao, is set to be passed into law. Photo from PBA Images

San Beda, Letran set aside rivalry to help Samboy Lim

Oct 07, 2015 - 2:28 PM

Though jeering at each other all afternoon Tuesday both schools were happily on the same side for a worthy cause

UNITED FOR SKYWALKER. Fierce NCAA rivals San Beda and Letran unite to help Samboy Lim, seen here speaking with students during a basketball camp on September 14, 2014. File photo from Lim's Facebook

IN PHOTOS: PBA's 40 Greatest Players ceremony

Apr 09, 2015 - 5:21 PM

From honoring the 40 greatest players to a mini fashion show PBA players made the most of their time away from the court during the FAB @ 40 event

PBA Commissioner Chito Salud addresses the crowd during the PBA ball. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

PBA honors 40 Greatest Players in grand ceremony

Apr 08, 2015 - 10:00 PM

The league celebrates its 40 years of history by honoring its 40 Greatest Players

The PBA Ball wraps up with the PBA 40 Greatest players on stage. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Samboy Lim out of coma and back home

Jan 21, 2015 - 2:21 AM

After spending nearly two months in intensive care in a comatose state PBA legend Samboy Lim is finally awake and back at home with his family

SKYWALKER AWAKENS. Samboy Lim speaks with students during a basketball camp on September 14, 2014 at Dumlao Gym in Mandaluyong. File photo from Lim's Facebook

Samboy's Ex-wife: We want Skywalker to be back

Dec 17, 2014 - 8:02 PM

PAG IBIG Fund president and ex wife of Samboy Lim Atty Darlene Berberabe talks about the condition of the PBA great

Atty. Darlene Berberabe (R) talks about the condition of her ex-husband retired PBA player Samboy Lim (L). Lim photo from his Facebook. Berberabe photo by Rappler

PBA players pledge support for comatose Samboy Lim

Dec 14, 2014 - 10:04 PM

Samboy Lim remains in a comatose state but may be moved out of ICU or even return home

Samboy Lim remains unconscious in ICU after collapsing during an exhibition game last month. Photo from Lim's Facebook

PBA legend Samboy Lim remains in coma, vitals stable

Dec 02, 2014 - 8:08 PM

Philippine basketball legend Samboy Lim remains comatose in intensive care after falling unconscious during an exhibition game on Friday

Samboy Lim speaks with students during a basketball camp on September 14, 2014 at Dumlao Gym in Mandaluyong. Photo from Lim's Facebook

A watch for 'The Skywalker' Samboy Lim

Nov 29, 2014 - 3:52 PM

Once the image of vitality in Philippine sports prayers come in as PBA legend Samboy Lim fights for his life in ICU

Samboy Lim stands next to a poster during his glory days with the PBA's San Miguel Beermen. Photo from Lim's Facebook

Fajardo dominates as San Miguel Beermen drub Meralco

Nov 28, 2014 - 9:41 PM

June Mar Fajardo’s dominance came to the fore again as the San Miguel Beermen drubbed the Meralco Bolts

BALLIN' BEERMEN. June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead his team to victory. Photo by Nuki Sabio/PBA Images

PBA legend Samboy Lim in intensive care after collapsing

Nov 28, 2014 - 8:13 PM

Philippine basketball legend Samboy Lim was reportedly rushed to an area hospital after collapsing during an exhibition game

PBA legend Samboy Lim, seen during a basketball seminar, reportedly collapsed during an exhibition game. Photo from Lim's Facebook

The San Miguel Beermen: Back where they belong

Jan 16, 2014 - 7:34 PM

With the San Miguel Beermen set to return next conference one nostalgic fan looks back at some of his favorite SMB memories

SKY WALKING. San Miguel Beermen legend Samboy Lim goes up for a basket. Photo courtesy Lim's Facebook