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
19 April 2019 21:44:27 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button DAK.png 63-11 8-2 Won 1 Won 14
2 Button BGR.png 58-17 8-2 Won 4 Won 8
3 Button HWI.png 55-19 9-1 Won 9 Won 9
4 Button SAS.png 52-22 7-3 Won 1 Won 7
5 Button PLY.png 52-23 7-3 Lost 1 Won 14
6 Button WIL.png 52-23 7-3 Won 1 Won 5
7 Button BLV.png 51-24 9-1 Won 9 Won 9
8 Button MON.png 47-27 5-5 Won 1 Won 8
9 Button BAL.png 44-31 8-2 Won 4 Lost 5
10 Button SJT.png 42-32 5-5 Lost 1 Won 7
11 Button EDM.png 36-38 5-5 Won 1 Won 4
12 Button SEA.png 35-39 5-5 Won 3 Lost 7
13 Button WPG.png 34-40 4-6 Lost 3 Lost 6
14 Button ALK.png 34-40 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 7
15 Button LOR.png 31-44 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 5
16 Button TAL.png 28-47 4-6 Won 1 Lost 8
17 Button TEN.png 28-47 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 7
18 Button PIT.png 24-51 2-8 Lost 6 Lost 9
19 Button LVG.png 24-50 3-7 Lost 3 Lost 9
20 Button ALB.png 24-51 4-6 Won 1 Lost 6
21 Button QNS.png 24-51 2-8 Lost 2 Lost 6
22 Button HNT.png 23-52 2-8 Lost 7 Lost 7
23 Button AZW.png 17-57 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 12
24 Button TXS.png 16-58 1-9 Lost 5 Lost 10

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 63-11 45-5 20-1 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 34-40 22-28 13-8 29
Arizona Whips 17-57 11-39 2-19 46
Texas Lone Stars 16-58 11-39 7-14 47
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Mountain Division
Montana Howlers 47-27 30-20 16-5 -
Edmonton Totems 36-38 23-27 9-12 11
Seattle Summit 35-39 23-27 9-12 12
Las Vegas Wildcards 24-50 16-34 8-13 23
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Hawaii Kahunas 55-19 35-15 14-7 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 52-22 37-13 15-6 3
San Jose Thrust 42-32 26-24 5-16 13
Alaska Arctics 34-40 21-29 8-13 21

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Bangor Tides 58-17 42-9 19-3 -
Plymouth Taproots 52-23 36-15 15-7 6
Albany Alphas 24-51 16-35 7-15 34
Queens Pride 24-51 15-36 3-19 34
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Williamsburg Minutemen 52-23 35-16 14-8 -
Baltimore Spirits 44-31 30-21 14-8 8
Lorain Firestorm 31-44 23-28 9-13 21
Pittsburgh Keystones 24-51 18-33 7-15 28
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 51-24 35-16 19-3 -
Tallahassee Typhoons 28-47 21-30 9-13 23
Tennessee Moonshiners 28-47 19-32 10-12 23
Huntsville Mayors 23-52 16-35 6-16 28

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 63-11 45-5 0
2 Hawaii Kahunas 55-19 35-15 8
3 Santa Ana Spectrums 52-22 37-13 11
4 Montana Howlers 47-27 30-20 16
5 San Jose Thrust 42-32 26-24 21
6 Edmonton Totems 36-38 23-27 27
7 Seattle Summit 35-39 23-27 28
8 Winnipeg Voyageurs 34-40 22-28 29
9 Alaska Arctics 34-40 21-29 29
10 Las Vegas Wildcards 24-50 16-34 39
11 Arizona Whips 17-57 11-39 46
12 Texas Lone Stars 16-58 11-39 47


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Bangor Tides 58-17 42-9 0
2 Plymouth Taproots 52-23 36-15 6
3 Williamsburg Minutemen 52-23 35-16 6
4 Biloxi Voodoo 51-24 35-16 7
5 Baltimore Spirits 44-31 30-21 14
6 Lorain Firestorm 31-44 23-28 27
7 Tallahassee Typhoons 28-47 21-30 30
8 Tennessee Moonshiners 28-47 19-32 30
9 Pittsburgh Keystones 24-51 18-33 34
10 Albany Alphas 24-51 16-35 34
11 Queens Pride 24-51 15-36 34
12 Huntsville Mayors 23-52 16-35 35


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 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

Postseason

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

FBA Finals

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