Photo from Bulawan's Facebook Page
Monday, July 4, 2016
LEGAZPI CITY, July 4, 2016 (Bicol Standard) - Legazpi City native and PBA player Gilbert Bulawan has passed away after succumbing to a heart attack after basketball practice on Sunday.
He is the youngest and very first active player to die in the PBA.
This was confirmed by Blackwater Elite team owner Dioceldo Sy, who added that Bulawan collapsed during practice.
Bulawan, who was 29 years old when he died, played for Blackwater Elite. He also previously played for Meralco Bolts and Barako Bull Energy Cola.