NBA Finals: Army Reserves are recruited to help NBA in Finals
A new pilot program that debuted in Oklahoma City last week and continued in Miami, Fla., placed Army Reservists with video production crews for work during the NBA Finals.
Army Reserve Spc. Skylard Smith had never been to an OKC Thunder game until the NBA Finals last week, when he found himself carrying cables into the Chesapeake Energy Arena for video crews and walked right by Thunder star Kevin Durant shooting baskets for practice.
Smith, 22, from Midwest City, is one of a handful of reservists who participated in a new pilot program between the Army Reserve’s Employee Partnership Office and the NBA. The program debuted...
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