Richard Escoto of Iloilo (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Iloilo, Valenzuela, Navotas triumphant over rivals

Richard Escoto presided on the team’s offense, finishing with a double-double performance of 19 points and 11 rebounds while leading the United Royals to a morale-boosting victory over his former squad. Escoto along with head coach Eric Gonzales were some of the former members of last season’s Risers’ squad. #MPBL

Manila Stars (MPBL photo)

MPBL: Cebu, Rizal complete night of upsets

Patrick Cabahug drilled in 27 points, including five triples, but got plenty of help from his teammates, most notably Will McAloney, Edrian Lao, Victor Nuñez and Michael Cenita who stepped up when needed the most as the Casino Ethyl Alcohol-backed Sharks came back from 15 points down in the first half before completing a win. #MPBL

QC Capitals (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL opens door to Mindoro

Starting June 12, teams can now get two Fil-foreign players and include them in their 20-man roster (15 to play). These Fil-foreign players, however, should not exceed the 6-foot-4 height limit.

Manila Stars (photo from MPBL Facebook)

MPBL: Bataan, Manila draw first blood

The top seeded Risers ripped the Supremos, 91-71, at home and moved a win away from notching a Final Four seat in the tough northern division of this tournament put up by Senator Manny Pacquiao with PBA legend and former MVP Kenneth Duremdes serving as commissioner. #MPBL