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). It marks the first season that the league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone. The regular season is scheduled to begin on Tuesday October 31st, 2018 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and end on Monday, April 30th, 2019, with the 2018 FBA All-Star Game scheduled at the end 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 will be held from October 15th through October 29th, 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 is scheduled to end on Monday, April 30th, 2018. 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
3 February 2019 13:34:05 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button DAK.png 36-5 9-1 Won 6 Won 9
2 Button BGR.png 30-11 6-4 Lost 1 Won 6
3 Button WIL.png 29-12 7-3 Lost 1 Won 5
4 Button HWI.png 29-12 6-4 Won 1 Won 8
5 Button BLV.png 28-13 7-3 Won 2 Won 6
6 Button SAS.png 28-13 6-4 Lost 1 Won 7
7 Button MON.png 27-14 8-2 Won 1 Won 8
8 Button PLY.png 25-16 6-4 Lost 1 Won 6
9 Button SJT.png 23-18 5-5 Won 2 Won 6
10 Button BAL.png 21-20 5-5 Won 1 Lost 5
11 Button EDM.png 21-20 4-6 Won 2 Won 4
12 Button SEA.png 20-21 5-5 Lost 2 Won 5
13 Button TAL.png 19-22 5-5 Lost 2 Won 3
14 Button ALK.png 19-22 4-6 Won 1 Lost 4
15 Button WPG.png 19-22 6-4 Won 2 Lost 6
16 Button LOR.png 17-24 6-4 Lost 1 Won 4
17 Button PIT.png 15-26 5-5 Lost 2 Lost 7
18 Button HNT.png 14-27 3-7 Won 1 Lost 5
19 Button TEN.png 13-28 2-8 Lost 6 Lost 7
20 Button QNS.png 13-28 2-8 Lost 4 Lost 6
21 Button ALB.png 12-29 4-6 Won 2 Lost 6
22 Button AZW.png 12-29 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 8
23 Button LVG.png 11-30 1-9 Lost 7 Lost 9
24 Button TXS.png 11-30 4-6 Won 1 Lost 10

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 36-5 25-3 11-1 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 19-22 12-16 7-5 17
Arizona Whips 12-29 9-19 2-10 24
Texas Lone Stars 11-30 7-21 4-8 25
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Mountain Division
Montana Howlers 27-14 16-12 9-3 -
Edmonton Totems 21-20 13-15 5-7 6
Seattle Summit 20-21 13-15 5-7 7
Las Vegas Wildcards 11-30 9-19 5-7 16
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Hawaii Kahunas 29-12 19-9 8-4 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 28-13 19-9 8-4 1
San Jose Thrust 23-18 14-14 2-10 6
Alaska Arctics 19-22 12-16 6-6 10

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Bangor Tides 30-11 23-5 11-1 -
Plymouth Taproots 25-16 18-10 8-4 5
Queens Pride 13-28 9-19 2-10 17
Albany Alphas 12-29 7-21 3-9 18
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Williamsburg Minutemen 29-12 21-7 8-4 -
Baltimore Spirits 21-20 13-15 6-6 8
Lorain Firestorm 17-24 15-13 5-7 12
Pittsburgh Keystones 15-26 12-16 5-7 14
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 28-13 20-8 10-2 -
Tallahassee Typhoons 19-22 13-15 5-7 9
Huntsville Mayors 14-27 8-20 3-9 14
Tennessee Moonshiners 13-28 9-19 6-6 15

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 36-5 25-3 0
2 Hawaii Kahunas 29-12 19-9 7
3 Santa Ana Spectrums 28-13 19-9 8
4 Montana Howlers 27-14 16-12 9
5 San Jose Thrust 23-18 14-14 13
6 Edmonton Totems 21-20 13-15 15
7 Seattle Summit 20-21 13-15 16
8 Alaska Arctics 19-22 12-16 17
9 Winnipeg Voyageurs 19-22 12-16 17
10 Arizona Whips 12-29 9-19 24
11 Las Vegas Wildcards 11-30 9-19 25
12 Texas Lone Stars 11-30 7-21 25


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Bangor Tides 30-11 23-5 0
2 Williamsburg Minutemen 29-12 21-7 1
3 Biloxi Voodoo 28-13 20-8 2
4 Plymouth Taproots 25-16 18-10 5
5 Baltimore Spirits 21-20 13-15 9
6 Tallahassee Typhoons 19-22 13-15 11
7 Lorain Firestorm 17-24 15-13 13
8 Pittsburgh Keystones 15-26 12-16 15
9 Huntsville Mayors 14-27 8-20 16
10 Tennessee Moonshiners 13-28 9-19 17
11 Queens Pride 13-28 9-19 17
12 Albany Alphas 12-29 7-21 18


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

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.

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 Jan 7th

Record Value Player Team Date of record
Minutes Played 43.9 Russell Savoy (Binturong, G/F) Tennessee Moonshiners November 9, 2018
Field Goals Made 17 Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G) Santa Ana Spectrums October 31, 2018
3 Pointers Made 10 Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G/F) Dakota Bikers December 21, 2018
Free Throws Made 11 Sebastian Kosciusko (Toucan, F) Santa Ana Spectrums November 10, 2018
Offensive Rebounds 11 Rosalind Baumhauer (Southern Fox Squirrel, C) Queens Pride December 8, 2018
Total Rebounds 26 Hal Dufrain (American Alligator, F/C) Tennessee Moonshiners December 27, 2018
Assists 23 Jona Vastenhout (Beech Martin, G) Hawaii Kahunas January 29, 2019
Turn Overs 10 Mike Rising (Red Wolf, G/F) San Jose Thrust January 1, 2019
Steals 7 Michelle Sundos (Genet, G) Lorain Firestorm November 7, 2018
Blocks 7 Nikolay Volkov (Steppe Wolf, F/C) Winnipeg Voyageurs December 28, 2018
Points 46 Miguel Mendoza (Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, C) Albany Alphas February 3, 2019

Postseason

The playoffs will begin in May of 2018 and will conclude with the 2019 Finals.

FBA Finals

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