PBA news has been on long silent on the Living Legend Robert “Sonny” Jaworski’s wellbeing. The family of the Ginebra whiz has, as of late, been opening up with regards to his present status.
Recently, they delivered an assertion to clear the many reports encompassing Jawo. However, in an as of late interview by Anthony “Ka Tunying” Taberna, his child Dodot Jaworski gives the most precise picture yet of the current status of the Hall of Famer.
Jawo’s Illness Is a Rare Blood Disease
Dodot spoke out on the mysterious blood disease distressing his dad, which had been analyzed back in 2016 and was non-life-threatening as per the family’s past assertion.
According to Dodot:
“It’s a problem na elevated ang kanyang iron, so he has very high iron levels, pero at the same time, anemic siya. So for the past so many years, we’ve been trying to look for doctors here and abroad but none of them can understand ano yung nangyayari sa kanya.”
“There are days when he’s in very high spirits and he’s doing well. Merong mga araw rin na tahimik din siya,”
“Sana nga bumalik ang kanyang sigla at lakas, pero tuloy-tuloy yung aming paghahanap ng paraan para mahanap namin talaga kung ano yung cause ng blood disorder na sinasabi natin.”
Meanwhile, Dodot requests prayers from Filipino basketball and PBA fans.
Jaworski will be celebrated with a special edition stamp delivered by Philippine Postal Corporation, the first Filipino basketball hero to be honored by the following week.
‘The Big J,’ who played 23 seasons from 1975 to 1997 in the PBA, lighted and represented the ‘Never Say Die’ mantra of the country’s most famous basketball team in Barangay Ginebra.
Fans and avid collectors are relied upon to purchase the stamps highlighting Jawo, who likewise turned into a senator of the country.