Jeremy Lin Tweets a Photo Post-Surgery, Thanks Fans for Support

Joye PruittSenior Analyst IApril 2, 2012

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 21: Jeremy Lin fans cheer during the game between the New York Knicks and Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 21, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Knicks won 82-79. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)
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Jeremy Lin seems ready to get back to work, as he released a post-surgery picture via Twitter expressing the love he has for his fans, old and emerging. 

Praise God for a successful surgery...road to recovery! Lets goo. Much love to the fans for your support and kind words. 

There is absolutely no question that Lin will be missed in the New York Knicks' lineup as they will rely heavily on Carmelo Anthony's hot hand to push them through the rest of the regular season and possibly the first portion of the playoffs. The main concern in the Knicks' camp is whether or not they will be able to succeed long-term without him on the floor.

Remember: The Knicks are fighting to keep an eight seed in the Eastern Conference. 

With Amar'e Stoudemire's injury keeping him out for two to four weeks and the 2012 NBA Playoffs starting on April 28, Lin's injury is just another huge pothole in the road for the Knicks to overcome. For Carmelo's sake, they better hope they do. Can you imagine the backlash from those outside of New York City?

Carmelo has been under a wider scope lately as his past failures have forced fans to look at what he has truly accomplished in the league thus far. As everyone jumps down LeBron James' throat for not being able to make reasonable strides as a great player, Anthony has gotten lost in the shuffle. 

This year could be make or break for the Knicks and hopefully Carmelo can keep the ship afloat until either Lin or Stat return.