Caris LeVert, Indiana Pacers guard, has a stress fractured his back. However, there is optimism that it will only be a minor setback. He could return around the beginning of the season, sources informed ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.
Sources told ESPN that LeVert, who was moved from Brooklyn to Indiana as part of the James Harden agreement, will be subject to more testing.
In 35 games last season, he averaged 20.2 points and 4.6 rebounds.
After the trade, LeVert had his physical with the Pacers. It revealed that he had a cancerous tumor in his kidney. He needed surgery in January. In March, he made his Pacers debut.