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Ginebra’s resident ‘masahista’ passed away

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The Barangay Ginebra San Miguel will definitely miss the legendary ‘Mang Jun’, who has been the team’s resident ‘masahista’.

Ginebra veteran Mark Caguioa confirmed in his Instagram post that Mang Jun has passed away on Sunday.

“For the people that doesn’t know Mang Jun he is a legend and one of the most important key members of the team. You have Coach Sonny and this guy Mang Jun,” said ‘The Spark’.

Caguioa recalled the times where Mang Jun has been a family for the Ginebra squad, and how he jokes around all the time with the team.

“If you’re injured or you need a massage Mang Jun can do this for hours while telling you jokes. You can tell he loves working for Ginebra. If he thinks you’re sick he will give you hot water in a bottle with vicks vapor rub inside and tell you to sniff it and it will clear your blocked nose,” the one-time PBA MVP said.

“Kidding aside we will all miss you and I’m sure the old school fans and old school players will miss you too.”

To be aligned with “The Living Legend” Sonny Jaworski is already a huge honor for Mang Jun, and his legacy with Ginebra will never be forgotten.

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For the people that doesn’t know Mang Jun he is a legend and one of the most important key members of the team. You have Coach Sonny and this guy Mang Jun. He is always there when you need him. If you’re injured or you need a massage Mang Jun can do this for hours while telling you jokes. You can tell he loves working for Ginebra. If he thinks you’re sick he will give you hot water in a bottle with vicks vapor rub inside and tell you to sniff it and it will clear your blocked nose (jokoy) I was like wtf is this Mang Jun 😂😂😂 and it worked. From then on I started doing it because of him. Kidding aside we will all miss you and I’m sure the old school fans and old school players will miss you too. My heart truly goes out to the Vicera family. Rest in peace we love you Mang Jun 🙏🙏🙏

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