Former Asian Basketball Confederation (ABC) secretary-general Maurico “Moying” Martelino passed away from natural causes on Wednesday, Sept. 22.

He was 86.

Aside from his long stint at ABC, now known as FIBA-Asia, Martelino was also secretary-general of the Basketball Association of the Philippines (BAP), which was replaced by the Samahang Basketball ng Pilipinas (SBP).

He was also chairman of the Premier Volleyball League (PVL).

Martelino was also a senior consultant for almost a decade at SBP, which honored him in February this year.

He was also a former bowling official.

Source: Manila Bulletin (