It was reported in Inquirer that former San Miguel Beermen player Avelino “Samboy” Lim or also known as The Skywalker collapsed during a charity basketball game in Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.
“(San Miguel assistant coach) Biboy Ravanes told me before the game that (Lim) collapsed. It puts everything in perspective. It’s always what you do in life. The fact that I’m still involved with basketball, but when you talk about life and death, it’s a different story,” Black said. “After the game, Biboy told me that he’s comatose.” – coach Norman Black
Both Black and Lim won the Grand Slam back in 1989. Samboy is a fierce competitor when in the hard court, not only that he brings win to his team but also demonstrates an aerial acrobatic moves which is ahead of his time.