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An NBA Team Hired A Former Beauty Queen To Be Its Sideline Reporter

Katie George on set.

The Milwaukee Bucks hired a former beauty queen to be the team's sideline reporter for the upcoming NBA season. Katie George will serve as the team's sideline and digital reporter.

George was crowned Miss Kentucky USA 2015 and placed in the Top 11 at the Miss USA 2015 Pageant. She's also a former college sports star.

George earned her degree form Louisville, where she earned All-American honors and ACC Player of the Year and Setter of the Year on the Cardinals volleyball team. Now, she'll be back on the court - just a different court.

George commented on her new position within the organization. "I’m thrilled to join the Milwaukee Bucks’ organization during such an exciting time...I am looking forward to embracing Milwaukee as my new home," George said.

George is a rising star in the business. She previously worked for WDRB-TV in Louisville, Kentucky as a sports reporter and anchor for the network.