The Indiana Pacers confirmed this Saturday the indefinite discharge of guard-guard Caris LeVert, the player they acquired from the Brooklyn Nets, in the transfer of guard James Harden, after an MRI discovered during the mandatory medical examination that he has a small mass in the left kidney. The mass was found during a physical exam prior to the Pacers finalizing the trade to acquire LeVert.Although the player will have to undergo further medical tests, the Pacers have already decided to go ahead with the acquisition of LeVert, 26. Everyone in my family wants to thank the Indiana Pacers for their support.

Levert said in a statement.  We are grateful for your extreme thoroughness during the physical process and I am looking forward to joining the team and being a part of this great organization as soon as possible. Pacers president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard also reported Saturday at a news conference that the team is “super confident” that LeVert will be able to return to competition.

He also explained that the team felt comfortable with the decision to go ahead with the exchange after receiving comments from their medical staff, despite the fact that there was no set schedule for the return of LeVert, who has achieved so far this season. averages 18.5 points and six assists in 27.8 minutes per game with the Nets.

The Pacers announced they had acquired LeVert and cash considerations from the Nets as part of the four-team trade that sent guard Victor Oladipo to the Houston Rockets this past Saturday. The Pacers also received a future second-round pick from Houston and a future second-round pick from the Cleveland Cavaliers with the trade.