PBA
RUSSEL Escoto couldn't thank Arwind Santos enough for helping settle him down ahead of his San Miguel debut.Feeling like a rookie again and dealing with butterflies in his stomach even before the opening of the 2020 PBA Philippine Cup, ...
Mar 9, 2020
IT has been a month since Russel Escoto found a new home in San Miguel Beer after a one-on-one trade with Kelly Nabong, who was sent back to NorthPort Batang Pier in January.And as Escoto plays his first-ever ...
Feb 17, 2020
PBA
AFTER enjoying a rare semifinal appearance with NorthPort, Russel Escoto begins his biggest break in the PBA yet -joining a San Miguel Beer team that's accustomed to winning.The 27-year-old forward was acquired by the Beermen last Thursday ...
Jan 14, 2020
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer has let go of Kelly Nabong, sending the temperamental center back to NorthPort in a trade.The Beermen finally sent the Fil-Am bruiser packing following a tumultuous end to their grand slam dream, getting young forward Russel Escoto ...
Jan 9, 2020
PBA
NORTHPORT coach Pido Jarencio is happy with the trade that allowed the Batang Pier to pick up Russell Escoto and Jerramy King from Columbian.Jarencio said the Batang Pier were able to deepen their bench with the acquisition of Escoto and King, ...
Sep 15, 2019
PBA
NORTHPORT won in its first tuneup game for the PBA Governors' Cup, defeating Alaska, 82-77, on Wednesday at the Gatorade Hoops Dome.Import Mychal Ammons had 18 points and Russel Escoto, acquired in a trade with Columbian, had 14 points for ...
Sep 11, 2019
PBA
RUSSEL Escoto and Jerramy King finally got their wish after the PBA approved their trade from Columbian Dyip to NorthPort on Friday.King was sent to the Batang Pier in a one-on-one trade for Juami Tiongson. Escotto then followed suit ...
Aug 23, 2019
NORTHPORT and Columbian Dyip have agreed on a two for three trade that involved former Gilas cadet and disgruntled big man Russel Escoto.Under the deal, Escoto and guard Jerramy King will be sent to the Batang Pier in exchange for the ...
Aug 21, 2019
PBA
CALASIAO, Pangasinan - Six former Far Eastern University standouts playing at the same time in the PBA All-Star Game served as the highlight of the match between the Juniors and the Rookies/Sophomores on Friday night.Mac Belo, RR Pogoy, Mike Tolomia, ...
Mar 30, 2019
PBA
CALASIAO, Pangasinan - Beau Belga was just happy to survive a late blunder and a competitive field to retain his Obstacle Course title in Friday's Skills Challenge of the PBA All-Star weekend.The veteran Rain or Shine big man thought he ...
Mar 30, 2019
BASKETBALL players Calvin Abueva, Scottie Thompson, Troy Rosario and Russel Escoto have one thing in common: they all have impressive leaping ability.It's because all of them started playing volleyball before switching to basketball.Calvin AbuevaThe Phoenix star, a monster ...
Mar 28, 2019
PBA
COLUMBIAN Dyip may not have won a lot of games in the PBA this year, but that didn't stop management from bringing back the core of the team for next season.Rashawn McCarthy and Jackson Corpuz were two of the Dyip' ...
Dec 15, 2018
RUSSEL Escoto had to fight the urge to hop on the court, grab the ball, and train with fellow Gilas cadets when he dropped by the national team's practice at the Meralco Gym on Thursday night.Escoto, who is still ...
Jul 7, 2017
DESPITE still nursing an ACL injury, big man Russel Escoto vowed to personally support Gilas Pilipinas in its bid for the Southeast Asia Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship."Siyempre andito ako para sumuporta sa kanila," said Escoto when he made a visit to ...
May 9, 2017
PBA
THE process of rehabilitation has started for injured big man Russel Escoto, but the Mahindra rookie is definitely out for the rest of the PBA season as he will need at least six months to fully recover from the ACL injury he ...
Apr 20, 2017
PBA
ED Daquioag welcomed the opportunity to be part of the Gilas national training pool, not only for the chance to play for flag and country, but also to know his basketball idol Jayson Castro better.Initially, the Meralco rookie felt awkward mingling ...
Mar 17, 2017
PBA
HIS jersey number may have changed, but James White's game stayed the same for Mahindra in his second tour of duty for the team, this time in the PBA Commissioner's Cup.From No. 33 in the last Governors' Cup where ...
Mar 17, 2017
PBA
DESPITE the gravity of his injury, rookie Russel Escoto remains positive he'll get back into action - both for Mahindra in the PBA and Gilas Pilipinas - earlier than expected.Escoto said he's taking this latest setback in his career with optimism, ...
Feb 2, 2017
PBA
MAHINDRA coach Chris Gavina fears Russell Escoto has suffered a torn ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) on his left knee that will require surgery and could force him to miss the entire PBA Commissioner's Cup.Escoto hurt his left knee after an ...
Feb 1, 2017
PBA
THE extent of injury suffered by Mahindra big man Russel Escoto remains uncertain pending an MRI test to be done on the rookie player.The 6-foot-6 member of the Gilas training pool is currently at home resting the left knee ...
Jan 28, 2017
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