The 5’11 guard won two championship titles for De La Salle in the 70s, and was named one of PBA’s 40 Greatest Players. On Twitter, the Filipino basketball world paid tribute to one of the greatest to ever play the game.
Lim Eng Beng, owner of the iconic #14 Green Archer jersey has passed away today. May his soul rest in peace. pic.twitter.com/1H86fs96OR
— Archers Network (@ArchersNetwork) December 21, 2015
Rest in Peace, Lim Eng Beng! ANIMO!!!
— Archer Pride (@live_scores) December 21, 2015
RIP Lim Eng Beng, thank you for being an inspiration to all of us.. My condolences to the family..
— Jeron Teng (@jeronteng) December 21, 2015
If I had a time machine, I'd go back in time to watch hoop legends I never got to see. DLSU's Lim Eng Beng is one of them. RIP Lim Eng Beng.
— Mico Halili (@micohalili) December 21, 2015
PBA Hall of Famer Lim Eng Beng passed away at the St. Luke's Hospital in Quezon City this morning… https://t.co/Des8TopfBN
— Quinito Henson (@TheDeanQuinito) December 21, 2015
RIP to the ultimate King Archer Lim Eng Beng. It was an honor idol.
— Don C Allado (@alotofDON) December 21, 2015
La Salle basketball legend Lim Eng Beng just passed away this morning. Pls pray for the eternal repose of his soil.
— Tony Lebron Atayde (@asgreenasitgets) December 21, 2015
Some sad news today, RIP Lim Eng Beng, one of the bball greats in the PH. Got to play against a team he coached and just saw him months ago.
— Charles Tiu (@charlestiu) December 21, 2015
Lim Eng Beng was one of the greatest Green Archers ever. A true embodiment of ANIMO. May he rest in peace.
— Lorenzo Del Carmen (@LorenzoDelC) December 21, 2015
After a feel-good win in Miss Universe, now you see devastating news. RIP to the Original King Archer, Lim Eng Beng. Animo forever.
— Miguel De Castro (@TakeBackTheMike) December 21, 2015
thank you for what you have done to Philippine basketball, Mr Lim Eng Beng!
— JM Matundan (@justdealwithJM) December 21, 2015
Sad news after good news! D Great LIM ENG BENG just passed away!
— Hans-Peter Smit (@CoachHansSmit) December 21, 2015
Lim Eng Beng free throws that I never got to witness tho. Rest in Power
— Metalface A (@failzapper) December 21, 2015
RIP Lim Eng Beng. Never missed a freethrow his entire college career. #Legend
— Chux Gaza (@chuxgaza) December 21, 2015
One of the players I never got to watch! Rest in Peace to DLSU's Lim Eng Beng.
— Borgee Borja (@BorjaBritt) December 21, 2015