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Former NBA champion and fan favorite Jeremy Lin sent his message amid the coronavirus crisis.

Lin shared words of appreciation for medical staffs around the United States, as the country is trying to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

“Excited to hoop again, but leaving the bay worried and with a heavy heart for the sick, the jobless and all those fighting fear, anxiety and stress over the unknown future. Shoutout to our medical staff in the 50 states for working tirelessly and everyone keep doing your part in slowing the virus!

The world needs basketball now more than ever. I still remember when I went through my toughest moments and worst injuries. You guys were there for me. I hope to return the favor. As all you beloved fans told me the day after my knee injury, keep fighting bc we’re #NeverDone,” Lin wrote on Instagram.

Lin has safely returned to China to finish off the rest of the Chinese Basketball Association season. He is averaging 24.2 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 5.8 assists in 30 games for the Beijing Ducks.