DENNIS ESPINO | PBA STATS



2x Mythical Five

1x Finals MVP

1x Defensive Player of the Year

1x All-Defensive Team

7x All-Star

5,000 Points

2,000 Defensive Rebounds

1,000 Offensive Rebounds

2,000 Free Throws Made

Top 25: Rebounding Average

1x Season Champion: Total Defensive Rebounds

3x Season Champion: Total Offensive Rebounds

1x Season Champion: Total Rebounds


Dennis Espino is the Manny Paner of his generation. Or a mini version of Jerry Codinera (just think of Espino as the Jerry to Jun Limpot's Alvin). He can muscle his way inside the lane and Espino is not afraid to bang bodies against imports and Fil-Ams. From 1995 to 2007-08, Espino averaged in double figures in scoring and had four or more rebounds in the seasons he played.


While I called Limpot the "Alvin" of their duo, it was Espino who up until Sta. Lucia’s disbandment was the Realtors’ poster boy and the only player not named Paolo Mendoza to play in both of their championship squads.



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