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UE coach Bong Tan collapses during pickup game, family says he’s in stable condition


Bong Tan, the University of the East coach, is in stable condition after collapsing in a basketball pick-up game Saturday morning.

This was confirmed by his family led by bilyonaryo Lucio Tan who requested privacy.

In a statement, the Tan family said:”He is currently under observation and will undergo a series of diagnostic tests.”

“During this difficult time, the Tan family is requesting media and the public to respect their privacy,” the family added.

The 53-year old Tan is widely known to play basketball with cagers half his age. UE was eliminated in UAAP 82 tournament.