2019 FBA Season

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The 2018–19 FBA season is the IC 58th/OOC 10th season of the Furry Basketball Association (FBA). The league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone for a second season. The regular season began on Tuesday, October 31st, 2018 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and ended on Monday, April 30th, 2019, with the 2019 FBA All-Star Game scheduled at the end of February.

Notable occurrences

Transactions

Retirements

The following players declared their retirement from active player status in the league:

  • Leonard Mack
  • Akako Tsubasa
  • Sarah Lancaster
  • Nina Lime

Free agency

Free agency offers open shortly after 12:01am CDT on Saturday September 1st. Players will be able to begin accepting offers after the start of the 2018 FBA Draft on Saturday September 23rd at 7pm EDT. The offer window closed at 11:59pm PDT on Sunday September 30th, 2018, while players had until 11:59pm PDT on Saturday October 14th, 2018, to finalize their contract decisions.

Preseason

The preseason was held from October 15th through October 29th, 2018, with a maximum of 6 preseason games allowed per team.

Win Western Conference Eastern Conference
Loss Pacific Rim Mountain Plains Northern Central Southern
Pre-season ALK HWI SAS SJT EDM LVG MON SEA AZW DAK TXS WPG ALB BGR PLY QNS BAL LOR PIT WIL BLV HNT TAL TEN
Mon 10/15 PLY @BAL QNS @MON @ALB SEA
Tue 10/16 DAK AZW @LVG @SAS BLV @LOR TAL @HNT
Wed 10/17 ALB BAL @MON @TXS
Thu 10/18 PLY @BLV @LOR1 @HWI DAK1 TAL SJT @WIL
Fri 10/19 @QNS BGR2 TEN3 @TXS2 SEA @ALB3
Sat 10/20 @MON SJT WIL @PIT TAL WPG @AZW @BAL
Sun 10/21 @AZW @BLV SJT BGR @WPG TEN @HNT LVG LOR @PLY
Mon 10/22 @BAL QNS PIT @LOR
Tue 10/23 AZW TXS @HWI @EDM PLY @BGR TEN @BLV
Wed 10/24 BAL PIT TAL @WIL @ALK @EDM ALB @MON
Thu 10/25 @PLY @TEN4 TXS BGR4
Fri 10/26 AZW BLV TAL @ALK @WIL LOR @HWI @SAS
Sat 10/27 @PIT BGR5 TEN @BAL @SEA5 ALB MON @WPG
Sun 10/28 @HNT TAL LOR6 WIL @WPG6 @PLY EDM @AZW
Mon 10/29 @TEN @SEA SJT BLV7 @BGR7 SAS

1: Cincy Tech University. Cincinnati, Ohio

2: Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory. Waxahachie, Texas

3: Huuf Arena. Lexington, Kentucky

4: Jagwin Gymnasium. Princeton, West Virginia

5: Museum of Flight's Aviation Pavilion. Seattle, Washington

6: University of Eastern Ontario. Ottawa, Canada

7: Blue Yonder Arena. Magnolia Bend, Louisiana

Regular season

The regular season began on Tuesday, October 31st, 2018 and ended on Monday, April 30th, 2019. For the majority of the season, teams alternated which days they would be playing games, with some extended breaks in between matches. Every team had at least one set of back-to-back home games, while half of the Western Conference teams also had a set of back-to-back home games.

Standings

League Standings as of
30 April 2019 20:08:09 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button DAK.png 68-12 7-3 Won 5 Won 14
2 Button BGR.png 62-18 8-2 Won 3 Won 8
3 Button PLY.png 57-23 8-2 Won 5 Won 14
4 Button WIL.png 56-24 7-3 Won 2 Won 5
5 Button HWI.png 56-24 5-5 Lost 5 Won 10
6 Button BLV.png 55-25 9-1 Lost 1 Won 13
7 Button SAS.png 54-26 4-6 Won 1 Won 7
8 Button MON.png 48-32 4-6 Lost 1 Won 8
9 Button SJT.png 46-34 6-4 Lost 1 Won 7
10 Button BAL.png 45-35 5-5 Lost 2 Lost 5
11 Button EDM.png 40-40 6-4 Won 1 Won 4
12 Button WPG.png 39-41 6-4 Won 4 Lost 6
13 Button ALK.png 38-42 7-3 Won 2 Lost 7
14 Button SEA.png 37-43 5-5 Lost 3 Lost 7
15 Button LOR.png 33-47 4-6 Lost 3 Lost 5
16 Button TAL.png 30-50 4-6 Won 1 Lost 8
17 Button ALB.png 28-52 6-4 Won 1 Lost 6
18 Button TEN.png 28-52 4-6 Lost 6 Lost 7
19 Button LVG.png 28-52 5-5 Won 1 Lost 9
20 Button HNT.png 26-54 3-7 Won 3 Lost 9
21 Button PIT.png 25-55 1-9 Lost 1 Lost 9
22 Button QNS.png 24-56 1-9 Lost 7 Lost 7
23 Button AZW.png 19-61 3-7 Lost 1 Lost 12
24 Button TXS.png 18-62 2-8 Lost 2 Lost 10

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 68-12 50-6 23-1 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 39-41 27-29 15-9 29
Arizona Whips 19-61 13-43 2-22 49
Texas Lone Stars 18-62 13-43 8-16 50
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Mountain Division
Montana Howlers 48-32 31-25 16-8 -
Edmonton Totems 40-40 27-29 11-13 8
Seattle Summit 37-43 25-31 10-14 11
Las Vegas Wildcards 28-52 20-36 11-13 20
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Hawaii Kahunas 56-24 36-20 14-10 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 54-26 39-17 17-7 2
San Jose Thrust 46-34 30-26 6-18 10
Alaska Arctics 38-42 25-31 11-13 18

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Bangor Tides 62-18 46-10 20-4 -
Plymouth Taproots 57-23 41-15 17-7 5
Albany Alphas 28-52 20-36 8-16 34
Queens Pride 24-56 15-41 3-21 38
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Williamsburg Minutemen 56-24 39-17 16-8 -
Baltimore Spirits 45-35 31-25 14-10 11
Lorain Firestorm 33-47 25-31 10-14 23
Pittsburgh Keystones 25-55 19-37 8-16 31
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 55-25 39-17 21-3 -
Tallahassee Typhoons 30-50 23-33 10-14 25
Tennessee Moonshiners 28-52 19-37 10-14 27
Huntsville Mayors 26-54 19-37 7-17 29

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 68-12 50-6 0
2 Hawaii Kahunas 56-24 36-20 12
3 Santa Ana Spectrums 54-26 39-17 14
4 Montana Howlers 48-32 31-25 20
5 San Jose Thrust 46-34 30-26 22
6 Edmonton Totems 40-40 27-29 28
7 Winnipeg Voyageurs 39-41 27-29 29
8 Alaska Arctics 38-42 25-31 30
9 Seattle Summit 37-43 25-31 31
10 Las Vegas Wildcards 28-52 20-36 40
11 Arizona Whips 19-61 13-43 49
12 Texas Lone Stars 18-62 13-43 50


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Bangor Tides 62-18 46-10 0
2 Plymouth Taproots 57-23 41-15 5
3 Williamsburg Minutemen 56-24 39-17 6
4 Biloxi Voodoo 55-25 39-17 7
5 Baltimore Spirits 45-35 31-25 17
6 Lorain Firestorm 33-47 25-31 29
7 Tallahassee Typhoons 30-50 23-33 32
8 Albany Alphas 28-52 20-36 34
9 Tennessee Moonshiners 28-52 19-37 34
10 Huntsville Mayors 26-54 19-37 36
11 Pittsburgh Keystones 25-55 19-37 37
12 Queens Pride 24-56 15-41 38


Notes

  • (#) - Magic number for team to clinch division/conference
  • z – Clinched home court advantage for the entire playoffs
  • c – Clinched home court advantage for the conference playoffs
  • y – Clinched division title
  • x – Clinched playoff spot
  •  – teams banned from this season's playoffs due to rule violations


Statistics leaders

(Min 40 games played)

Category Player Team Value
Points per game Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G) Dakota Bikers 26.2
Rebounds per game Daniel Quvianuq (Polar Bear, C) Seattle Summit 13.9
Assists per game Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G) Dakota Bikers 12.9
Steals per game Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G) Santa Ana Spectrums 2.8
Blocks per game Zack Tate (Zorilla, C) Hawaii Kahunas 2.2
Turnovers per game Apiatan Redmane (Water Buffalo, G) Tallahassee Typhoons 2.8
Minutes per game Scoonie Barrett (Otter, F/C) Hawaii Kahunas 35.3
Fouls per game Sterling Bengtzing (Marbled Polecat, C/F) Biloxi Voodoo 4.1
FG% (min 100 att) Leon Delmont (Cougar, G) Bangor Tides 57.9%
FT% (min 100 att) Kasa Yalenchka (Snow Leopard, G) Edmonton Totems 98.7%
3FG% (min 100 att) Vendela Malmqvist (Rabbit, G) Santa Ana Spectrums 53.8%

Awards

At the end of the regular season, winners will be determined for the following six awards: Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Fur of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year. During the regular season, players will also be recognized for their efforts and talents while other players are also highlighted for setting records during the regular season.

Weekly Honors

One player from the Eastern Conference and one from the Western Conference are chosen for the Player of the Week title.

Week Eastern Conference Western Conference
Week 1 Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR) Derek Kim (Kkachi, G, BLV)
Week 2 Harrison York (Martial Eagle, F/C, HNT) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 3 Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Kresta Renstill (Silver Fox, G, MON)
Week 4 Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G, DAK)
Week 5 Beau Dapremont (Poodle, F/C, EDM) Marcus Knight (River Otter, G, TXS)
Week 6 Aurora Goldshine (Yellow Cobra, G, QNS) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 7 Rosalie Smoot (American Bison, F/C, TAL) Barnaby Jazz (Shark, C/F, SJT)
Week 8 Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR) Kaspar Kuusik (Eurasian Lynx, G, BLV)
Week 9 Lindsey Morrison (Border Collie, G, BAL) Marcus Knight (River Otter, G, TXS)
Week 10 Harrison York (Martial Eagle, F/C, HNT) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 11 Derek Kim (Kkachi, G, BLV) Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G, SAS)
Week 12 Erik Toivonen (Finnish Forest Reindeer, C/F, BAL) Kresta Renstill (Silver Fox, G, MON)
Week 13 Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR) Scoonie Barrett (Otter, F/C, HWI)
Week 14 Hank Sawyer (Virginia Opossum, G, TEN) Daniel Quvianuq (Polar Bear, C, SEA)
Week 15 Sterling Bengtzing (Marbled Polecat, C/F, BLV) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 16 Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G, DAK)
Week 17 Terry O’Toole (Irish Wolfhound, F/G, ALB) Morgan McCarthy (Bighorn Sheep, C, AZW)
Week 18 Lee Baraquin (Raccoon, C/F, QNS) Benjamin Durby (Fallow Deer, C/F, DAK)
Week 19 Derek Kim (Kkachi, G, BLV) Kevin Malka (Giant Pangolin, F, WPG)
Week 20 Leon Delmont (Cougar, G, BGR) Zack Tate (Zorilla, C, HWI)

Monthly Honors

One veteran and one rookie are selected for the monthly honors of being the featured player and rookie in the league.

Season Records

As of April 19th, 2019:

Record Value Player Team Date of record
Minutes Played 46.1 Albert Jon Middendorff (Kodiak Bear, F/G) Montana Howlers February 3, 2019
Field Goals Made 20 Julian Cross-Kiraly (Saluki, G) Hawaii Kahunas March 25, 2019
3 Pointers Made 12 Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G) Dakota Bikers April 2, 2019
Free Throws Made 13 Russell Savoy (Binturong, G/F) Tennessee Moonshiners April 3, 2019
Offensive Rebounds 13 Harrison York (Martial Eagle, F/C) Huntsville Mayors January 28, 2019
Total Rebounds 27 Hal Dufrain (American Alligator, F/C) Tennessee Moonshiners March 12, 2019
Assists 24 Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G) Dakota Bikers April 18, 2019
Turn Overs 10 Mike Rising (Red Wolf, G/F) San Jose Thrust January 1, 2019
Steals 8 Narkissa Kassius (Ringtail Lemur, G) Albany Alphas February 3, 2019
Blocks 7 Nikolay Volkov (Steppe Wolf, F/C) Winnipeg Voyageurs December 28, 2018
Points 53 Julian Cross-Kiraly (Saluki, G) Hawaii Kahunas March 25, 2019

Postseason

The playoffs began in May 2019 and will conclude with the 2019 Finals.

FBA Finals

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