Samad Hines has been covering high school hoops since 2011. His coverage began when his cousin, DeAndre Bembry, who was drafted 21st overall in the 2016 Draft to the Atlanta Hawks, moved to his home state of New Jersey and enrolled in St. Patrick’s High School his junior year.
Samad has also also been coaching since 2013 and currently coaches at the AAU level. In his first season of coaching, he was an assistant for Sprayberry High School’s freshman team. Samad then transitioned to AAU, assisting on 2 different teams.