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Blackwater Elite’s Power Forward Gilbert Bulawan Died During Team Practice

by | Posted on: July 3rd, 2016 | No Comments | Sports
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Gilbert Bulawan the Power Forward for the Blackwater Elite has died after collapsing during team practice on Sunday.



According to reports, the former member of San Sebastian Stags has suffered a massive heart attack. He collapsed on the arms of his teammate Reil Cervantes as per Fox Sports.

He was declared dead on arrival at Capitol Medical in Quezon City. He was only 29-years-old.

Bulawan was part of the San Sebastian College-Recoletos championship team during the NCAA Season 85. He joined the PBA via the 2011 Draft where he was choosen by Alaska Aces as their 17th pick. He was later part of the three-team trade that involved Jared Dillinger and Don Allado, he joined Barako Bull Energy Cola on June 2013.

Related: Blackwater Elite Officially Retired Gilbert Bulawan’s Jersey Number 11

On 2014, Bulawan was one of the players dropped by Barako which allows him to take part in the 2014 PBA Expansion Draft, he was selected by Blackwater as their 15th pick.

Gilbert Bulawan’s fellow basketball player used twitter to express their sympathy. Here are some of them.

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