2020 FBA Season

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The 2019–20 FBA season is the IC 59th/OOC 11th season of the Furry Basketball Association (FBA). The league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone for a third season. The regular season begins on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and ended on Thursday, April 30th, 2020, with the 2020 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:

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 end of the first round of the 2019 FBA Draft on Saturday September 7th. The offer window closed at 11:59pm PDT on Sunday September 30th, 2019, while players had until 11:59pm PDT on Monday October 14th, 2019, to finalize their contract decisions.

Preseason

The preseason will be held from October 16th through October 29th, 2019, 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
Wed 10/16 BAL1 TEN2 @BLV @ALB @HNT TXS PLY @BGR @HWI1 DAK WPG @LVG2
Thu 10/17 TXS @PIT @SJT WIL @HNT MON @QNS LOR
Fri 10/18 SEA3 @TEN4 @HWI3 EDM4
Sat 10/19 LOR HNT PLY BGR @ALB @WPG @ALK WIL @PIT @TXS
Sun 10/20 BLV5 HNT TXS @MON TEN3 @HWI5 @LVG @BAL3
Mon 10/21 TAL @BGR6 @LOR DAK7 WPG @SEA7 @AZW SJT6 LVG @ALK
Tue 10/22 ALB @ALK TEN @HNT QNS @PLY
Wed 10/23 @LOR SJT TAL @WIL
Thu 10/24 @TXS8 @DAK BLV @PLY SJT HWI8 @BAL @LOR9 @WIL SEA WPG ALB9 BGR @MON
Fri 10/25 @AZW LVG @TAL QNS
Sat 10/26 @MON10 @DAK WIL HWI10 SAS PLY @BAL11 @ALB BGR11 @LVG
Sun 10/27 AZW12 WPG13 @SJT12 @SEA13 @TAL HNT
Mon 10/28 @HWI ALK LOR @PLY BLV @WIL
Tue 10/29 @SJT ALK ALB TEN BGR14 @SEA @TXS14 TAL @BLV @AZW

1: Madrid Tacodrome, Madrid, Spain

2: Croc City Hall, Moscow, Russia

3: Carrefur Arena, Paris, France

4: Flock In Arena, Tel Aviv, Israel

5: Turkish Furry Airlines Arena, Istanbul, Turkey

6: Blue Yonder Arena in Magnolia Bend, Louisiana

7: Appalachian Academy, WV

8: Sheikh Abdul Lateef bin Yaqoub Al Tayer Sports Complex, Dubai, UAE

9: Cincy University

10: Singapore Indoor Stadium, Singapore

11: Ocean City, Maryland

12: Venice, Italy

13: BC Place, Vancouver, Canada

14: SLICER Detector cavern, Superconducting Super Collider Laboratory, Waxahachie, Texas

Regular season

The regular season began on Thursday, October 31st, 2019 and ended on Thursday, April 30th, 2020. 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
13 January 2020 23:03:33 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button BLV.png 25-8 9-1 Won 9 Won 9
2 Button HWI.png 25-9 9-1 Won 9 Won 9
3 Button PLY.png 25-9 6-4 Won 2 Won 9
4 Button SEA.png 24-10 5-5 Won 1 Won 12
5 Button DAK.png 23-11 6-4 Won 3 Won 6
6 Button BAL.png 22-11 7-3 Won 1 Won 7
7 Button WIL.png 21-12 5-5 Lost 2 Won 5
8 Button SAS.png 21-13 7-3 Lost 1 Won 6
9 Button MON.png 20-14 5-5 Lost 1 Won 5
10 Button BGR.png 19-14 5-5 Won 3 Won 6
11 Button SJT.png 19-15 7-3 Won 2 Won 3
12 Button WPG.png 18-16 6-4 Lost 2 Won 4
13 Button HNT.png 17-16 5-5 Lost 1 Won 7
14 Button QNS.png 16-17 5-5 Won 1 Lost 5
15 Button TEN.png 15-18 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 5
16 Button LVG.png 15-19 6-4 Won 1 Lost 6
17 Button TXS.png 13-21 4-6 Won 1 Lost 7
18 Button LOR.png 12-21 4-6 Won 1 Lost 6
19 Button PIT.png 10-23 3-7 Lost 2 Lost 11
20 Button ALB.png 10-24 3-7 Lost 5 Lost 5
21 Button EDM.png 9-25 1-9 Lost 9 Lost 9
22 Button ALK.png 9-25 2-8 Lost 5 Lost 5
23 Button TAL.png 8-25 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 10
24 Button AZW.png 7-27 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 8

     

By division

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

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Plymouth Taproots 25-9 13-8 5-4 -
Bangor Tides 19-14 12-9 7-2 5.5
Queens Pride 16-17 9-12 3-6 8.5
Albany Alphas 10-24 8-13 3-6 15
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Baltimore Spirits 22-11 17-4 7-2 -
Williamsburg Minutemen 21-12 12-9 6-3 1
Lorain Firestorm 12-21 7-14 2-7 10
Pittsburgh Keystones 10-23 7-14 3-6 12
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 25-8 18-3 7-2 -
Huntsville Mayors 17-16 9-12 4-5 8
Tennessee Moonshiners 15-18 8-13 4-5 10
Tallahassee Typhoons 8-25 6-15 3-6 17

By conference

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


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Biloxi Voodoo 25-8 18-3 0
2 Plymouth Taproots 25-9 13-8 0.5
3 Baltimore Spirits 22-11 17-4 3
4 Williamsburg Minutemen 21-12 12-9 4
5 Bangor Tides 19-14 12-9 6
6 Huntsville Mayors 17-16 9-12 8
7 Queens Pride 16-17 9-12 9
8 Tennessee Moonshiners 15-18 8-13 10
9 Lorain Firestorm 12-21 7-14 13
10 Pittsburgh Keystones 10-23 7-14 15
11 Albany Alphas 10-24 8-13 15.5
12 Tallahassee Typhoons 8-25 6-15 17


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

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 (10/31-11/6) Sterling Bengtzing (Marbled Polecat, C/F, BLV) Daniel Quvianuq (Polar Bear, C, SEA)
Week 2 (11/7-11/13) Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, PLY) Lee Jin-Sung (Black Bear, F, SAS)
Week 3 (11/14-11/20) Dylan Redfield (Red Deer, F, HNT) Leon Delmont (Cougar, G, SEA)
Week 4 (11/21-11/27) Edwin Griega (Canada Goose, F, LOR) Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)
Week 5 (11/28-12/4) Lee Evans (Great Dane, F, BGR) Luukas Hirvonen (Cougar, G, EDM)
Week 6 (12/5-12/11) Akiak Pratt (Husky, G, LOR) Aditya Anggun (Balinese Civet, G, SAS)
Week 7 (12/12-12/18) Alessandro Serra (Weasel, G, BAL) Ogun Okayu (Rhinoceros, C/F, ALK)
Week 8 (12/19-12/25) Renee Fiora (Malamute, F, WIL) Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G, DAK)

Postseason

The playoffs began in May 2020 and will conclude with the 2020 Finals.

FBA Finals

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