Prior to Prep Hoops Idaho, Pilato has served as a Recruiting Coordinator for Scorers 1st Sportmanagement. During which, Pilato helped manage Scorers 1st's scouting process and partnered with management in recruiting efforts at the college basketball, NBA Development League (G-League) and International levels while also building and maintaining relationships around the game based on the core values of Scorers 1st.
A graduate of Southern Oregon University, Pilato covered basketball during his time in college and relocated to Boise, Idaho where he produced online content for the Idaho Stampede in the NBA Development League and gained extensive experience working around professional basketball.
For the last eight years, Pilato has been actively involved in basketball in the Pacific Northwest as an independent consultant and a freelance writer where he covered the NBA D-League for SB Nation's Ridiculous Upside and had his work appear in The Oregonian and The Idaho Press-Tribune among other various media outlets. Pilato also operated D-League Digest and created the D-League Digest Newsletter, which provided in-depth analysis and scouting reports on teams and players around the NBA Development League based on his evaluations from attending weekly games, the NBA D-League Showcase and the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
Pilato lives with his wife Tara and son Cal in Boise, Idaho.
Prep Hoops Idaho gets caught up with Amoro Lado as he enters a busy summer schedule.
by: Gino Pilato Jun 19, 2018
Following up on the College of Idaho team camp from the past weekend with a few quotes from some of the top players.
by: Gino Pilato Jun 13, 2018
A number of the state's top teams are set to play in the College of Idaho team camp this weekend, here's who were looking to watch for.
by: Gino Pilato Jun 6, 2018
An examination of what type of schools are focusing on Idaho's top basketball talent by way of the 2018 class signings.
by: Gino Pilato Jun 1, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho catches up with big time 2021 prospect Jaylen Alexander on his Spring and Summer plans.
by: Gino Pilato May 30, 2018
Bishop Kelly's Henry Hunter dishes on his Spring with Flite and looks ahead to the Summer.
by: Gino Pilato May 25, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho catches up with newly appointed College of Idaho head coach Colby Blaine.
by: Gino Pilato May 21, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho checks in with Twin Falls big man Mitchell Brizee on his Spring season and a look at his Summer plans.
by: Gino Pilato May 18, 2018
Two more top names in the 2018 class have signed on to continue their careers at the collegiate level, find out where they are going.
by: Gino Pilato May 16, 2018
Checking in on Century's Carson Zink for our latest in the Spring Spotlight series.
by: Gino Pilato May 10, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho's Spring Spotlight shines on Butte County's Bridger Hansen as he preps for his junior season.
by: Gino Pilato May 4, 2018
Cache Valley Elite had itself a big time weekend in Las Vegas, who are the one's to watch in terms of Idaho prospects?
by: Gino Pilato May 2, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho gets caught up with Exum Elite guard Jace Whiting following another weekend on the Adidas Gauntlet circuit.
by: Gino Pilato Apr 30, 2018
Burley's Ryan Bagley and Andrew Ferrin both find their next stop along with Century's Coleton Adamson, now who remains for colleges in 2018 class?
by: Gino Pilato Apr 27, 2018
Prep Hoops Idaho gets caught up on the Spring plans of a top 2019 prospect, Jakob Poulton.
by: Gino Pilato Apr 25, 2018
Catching up with Exum Elite guard Jace Whiting after his live period at the Adidas Gauntlet.
by: Gino Pilato Apr 23, 2018
Two more prime time players sign on to new schools and a look at who's left in 2018 class?
by: Gino Pilato Apr 20, 2018
Checking in on big time Nampa high prospect Donavon Estrada and his Spring time plans.
by: Gino Pilato Apr 18, 2018
Some of our top ranked 2018 players recently commit to schools within the state of Idaho.
by: Gino Pilato Apr 16, 2018
Check out Prep Hoops Idaho's Latest 2020 and 2021 rankings updates to see who moved where?
by: Gino Pilato Apr 14, 2018