2x Mythical Five
1x Finals MVP
1x Defensive Player of the Year
1x All-Defensive Team
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.