2019 FBA Season
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.
RetirementsThe following players declared their retirement from active player status in the league:
- Leonard Mack
- Akako Tsubasa
- Sarah Lancaster
- Nina Lime
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.
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|
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
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.
- (#) - 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
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.
One veteran and one rookie are selected for the monthly honors of being the featured player and rookie in the league.
As of April 19th
|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|