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Kevin Durant shared a Halloween photo of the Brooklyn Nets training staff posing with superstar James Harden.

The Nets are among the NBA franchises replacing their male training staff with all women because studies show the players' injuries improve much faster.

Athletic trainers require at least a bachelor's degree in sports medicine, which means the ladies have above average intelligence -- which men appreciate.

What the players don't appreciate is their wives and girlfriends dropping by the training facility more often to check on them.

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Durant posted the image of the training staff dressed as Harden on his Instagram stories on Sunday.

Harden's offensive struggles improved on Sunday. He tied NBA legend Larry Bird with his 59th career triple-double as the Nets routed the Detroit Pistons 117-91.

After the game, Harden said he is "confident" in his rhythm again. Harden has struggled offensively due to NBA rules changes this season which affected his game.

A new NBA foul rule prevents players like Harden from forcing foul calls by doing "unnatural shooting motions" such as hooking another player's arm in the act of shooting.

Harden's offensive numbers are way down since last season and he's not getting to the foul line as often as he used to.

Kevin Ware trophy

Louisville Cardinal's guard Kevin Ware suffered a possible career-ending injury during the first half of the Midwest Regional final against Duke in the NCAA college tournament on Sunday (Mar 31) in Indianapolis.

The injury occurred when Ware sprinted across the floor at full speed to challenge a 3-point shot by Duke's Tyler Thornton. As he landed he rolled his ankle, transferring the impact of the hard landing to his right leg which caused a shear force fracture of the tibia bone. Part of the bone was left protruding from his lower leg.

As horrific as his injury looked, Ware was composed enough to encourage his teammates to beat Duke to advance to the Elite 8, which the team did in convincing fashion.

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Kobe Bryant ankle injury

Kobe Bryant ankle injury

Los Angeles Laker star Kobe Bryant is out for the season with a severely sprained ankle that he suffered in a loss to the Atlanta Hawks Wednesday.

Calling the injury his worst in 13 seasons, Bryant blamed Hawks player Dahntay Jones for "playing dirty."

According to The Washington Post, Bryant was injured when he landed awkwardly on Jones’s foot as he attempted a potentially game-winning layup in the final seconds of the Lakers’ 96-92 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena in Atlanta.

X-rays of Bryant's ankle were negative but the Lakers say their bread and butter playmaker is "out indefinitely."

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