MANILA – Philippine basketball legend Robert Jaworski is at the moment recovering from pneumonia after combating the illness final yr, in response to his household.
The Jaworskis confirmed on Friday that their 75-year-old patriarch, who final week was named into the Philippine Sports activities Corridor of Fame, contracted pneumonia, however they clarified that it has nothing to do with the coronavirus illness 2019 (Covid-19).
“Final yr, he was hospitalized as a consequence of a bout with pneumonia. He, nonetheless, examined unfavourable for Covid-19,” the household mentioned in an announcement.
They mentioned the previous senator was recognized with “a non-life-threatening blood abnormality” that makes it onerous for him to return to his full wholesome state. The household added that he’s feeling higher now.
“He’s making good progress and is slowly shifting ahead,” the assertion additional learn.
They thanked all of the followers, who adopted Jaworski’s stellar basketball profession from his collegiate days on the College of the East to the Manila Industrial and Business Athletic Affiliation with Meralco and to the Philippine Basketball Affiliation with Toyota and Ginebra, for the greetings, tributes, and well-wishes.
“Natuwa at napaligaya po ninyo ang aming ama (You made our father pleased and joyful),” the Jaworski household continued.
“At the moment of recuperation, our household want to request to your well-wishes and prayers for our beloved father.” (PNA)