The Chicago Bulls' future is so bright, you need to wear shades.
Many fans don't agree with that statement since Derrick Rose—the team's biggest superstar since Michael Jordan—will miss most of the upcoming season due to injury.
And the fact that management parted ways with important role players like Omer Asik, Kyle Korver and C.J. Watson this offseason doesn't help much either.
The Bulls are no longer considered title contenders, which they were the past couple seasons. However, great things are in store for the team down the road.
Here are five reasons why the Bulls' future is brighter than fans think.