Former UE Warriors coach Lawrence Chongson passes away

Published December 26, 2021, 6:59 PM

by Kristel Satumbaga-Villar

Lawrence Chongson

Basketball coach Lawrence Chongson passed away Sunday following a heart attack. He was 57.

The outspoken mentor was known to guide the University of the East Warriors for several seasons, including their runner-up finish to the Ateneo Eagles in 2009.

He also coached Boracay Rum and Tanduay for a long time in the PBA D-League.

Chongson’s passing came a week after the loss of legendary high school basketball coach Ato Badolato.

 
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