Amoro Lado is one of six new players on this season’s University of Hawaii men’s basketball team. The 6’2 sophomore from Nampa, Idaho was a First-Team All-Region 18 selection last season after averaging 11.7 points for the College of Southern Idaho. Lado was also a two-time Idaho State Player of the Year honoree at Vallivue High School, where he averaged 23.8 points, 7.5npoints and 3 assists per game as a senior.
Lado’s journey from troubled youth to Division 1 college basketball player is a remarkable story in itself. Check out this inspiring 2019 profile done by KTVB News in Boise, Idaho: