With the NBA Finals around the corner and the dust settling on the Chicago Bulls' season, the harsh realization that the Bulls will not win a championship in 2012 has finally sunk in.
But it's time to wipe away the tears, Chicago fans. Despite the difficult road that lies ahead, we can still take pride in the fact that this team has come a long away in the past three years.
In a lockout-shortened, 66-game season, the Bulls tied the San Antonio Spurs for the best record in the league at 50-16. It was the second straight season in which the Bulls captured the top record in the NBA.
Even with MVP Derrick Rose missing 27 games during the season, the Bulls still found a way to finish ahead of the pack. This squad still deserves some recognition.
Here are the top 10 moments of the 2011-'12 Chicago Bulls season.