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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.