In a whirlwind 66-game condensed schedule that had players everywhere struggling to catch their breath, the dust has finally settled for teams not fortunate enough to clinch the postseason.
For a young team like the Cleveland Cavaliers, they now enter into a time of reflection upon the 2011-12 season.
The year brought us the trade of Ramon Sessions, the once-again season-ending injury of Anderson Varejao, the breakout party of Alonzo Gee and the emergence of two young stars in Tristan Thompson and Kyrie Irving.
Now it's time to hand out some hardware. Who was the Cavaliers' MVP? What about most improved or most disappointing? How many years until Luke Walton's contract runs out?
These questions and more in the slides ahead.
Ladies and gentlemen, the 2011-12 Cleveland Cavaliers postseason awards.