Filipino basketball player Danny Florencio, Died at 70


Danilo Zoleta Florencio was born on September 5, 1947 and died on February 25, 2018.

He was a Filipino professional basketball player

He was a member of the Philippine Basketball Association.

Florencio was known as “Daredevil Danny” and the original “Skywalker” in Philippine basketball.

Later, Florencio was recognized as one of the 25 PBA Greatest Players in 2000, and was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame in 2007.

Florencio has since returned to the Philippines after retiring from working several years in a hospital in San Francisco.

While in Pittsburgh, California, he suffered a stroke before dying on February 25, 2018

He passed away at 70 years old.