VIDEO: Jeremy Lin Swats Derrick Rose's Layup Off The Backboard

The fervor surrounding Jeremy Lin may have died down, but the New York Knicks' transcendent point guard may have just made his most impressive play yet. Matched up with the reigning Most Valuable Player, Derrick Rose, Lin recovered on one of Rose's patented acrobatic driving layups and then -- GET THAT WEAK STUFF OUTTA HERE, D-ROSE.

And because we are SB Nation, after all, here it is in glorious .gif form:

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Want to know something crazy? Lin and Rose, whose hangtime is among the most celebrated in the league, both left their feet at the same time. Rose landed a split-second before Lin. Still think the Harvard grad's athleticism should be drawn into question?

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