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
26 February 2020 21:24:56 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button PLY.png 38-12 9-1 Won 8 Won 9
2 Button DAK.png 35-15 7-3 Won 2 Won 6
3 Button HWI.png 35-15 6-4 Lost 1 Won 11
4 Button BLV.png 34-16 4-6 Won 2 Won 13
5 Button SEA.png 33-17 5-5 Lost 2 Won 12
6 Button BAL.png 32-18 6-4 Lost 1 Won 7
7 Button WIL.png 31-19 7-3 Won 1 Won 5
8 Button SAS.png 30-20 7-3 Won 2 Won 6
9 Button MON.png 29-21 6-4 Won 3 Won 5
10 Button SJT.png 28-22 6-4 Won 1 Won 3
11 Button BGR.png 28-22 7-3 Won 3 Won 6
12 Button WPG.png 27-23 5-5 Lost 2 Won 4
13 Button HNT.png 24-26 5-5 Lost 3 Won 7
14 Button TEN.png 23-27 5-5 Won 2 Lost 5
15 Button LVG.png 23-28 6-4 Won 1 Lost 6
16 Button QNS.png 22-28 4-6 Lost 2 Lost 5
17 Button LOR.png 21-29 5-5 Lost 3 Lost 6
18 Button EDM.png 18-32 5-5 Won 1 Lost 9
19 Button ALB.png 18-33 4-6 Won 1 Lost 5
20 Button TXS.png 17-33 2-8 Lost 2 Lost 7
21 Button TAL.png 15-35 2-8 Lost 2 Lost 10
22 Button PIT.png 15-35 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 11
23 Button ALK.png 14-36 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 9
24 Button AZW.png 11-39 2-8 Lost 1 Lost 8

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 35-15 25-10 11-4 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 27-23 18-17 10-5 8
Texas Lone Stars 17-33 13-22 6-9 18
Arizona Whips 11-39 8-27 3-12 24
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Mountain Division
Seattle Summit 33-17 23-12 11-4 -
Montana Howlers 29-21 20-15 7-8 4
Las Vegas Wildcards 23-28 14-21 6-9 10.5
Edmonton Totems 18-32 14-21 6-9 15
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Hawaii Kahunas 35-15 24-11 11-4 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 30-20 22-13 7-8 5
San Jose Thrust 28-22 21-14 10-5 7
Alaska Arctics 14-36 8-27 2-13 21

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Plymouth Taproots 38-12 25-10 11-4 -
Bangor Tides 28-22 19-16 9-6 10
Queens Pride 22-28 13-22 4-11 16
Albany Alphas 18-33 14-21 6-9 20.5
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Baltimore Spirits 32-18 25-10 11-4 -
Williamsburg Minutemen 31-19 21-14 10-5 1
Lorain Firestorm 21-29 13-22 4-11 11
Pittsburgh Keystones 15-35 11-24 5-10 17
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Biloxi Voodoo 34-16 26-9 10-5 -
Huntsville Mayors 24-26 15-20 7-8 10
Tennessee Moonshiners 23-27 15-20 7-8 11
Tallahassee Typhoons 15-35 13-22 6-9 19

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 35-15 25-10 0
2 Hawaii Kahunas 35-15 24-11 0
3 Seattle Summit 33-17 23-12 2
4 Santa Ana Spectrums 30-20 22-13 5
5 Montana Howlers 29-21 20-15 6
6 San Jose Thrust 28-22 21-14 7
7 Winnipeg Voyageurs 27-23 18-17 8
8 Las Vegas Wildcards 23-28 14-21 12.5
9 Edmonton Totems 18-32 14-21 17
10 Texas Lone Stars 17-33 13-22 18
11 Alaska Arctics 14-36 8-27 21
12 Arizona Whips 11-39 8-27 24


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Plymouth Taproots 38-12 25-10 0
2 Biloxi Voodoo 34-16 26-9 4
3 Baltimore Spirits 32-18 25-10 6
4 Williamsburg Minutemen 31-19 21-14 7
5 Bangor Tides 28-22 19-16 10
6 Huntsville Mayors 24-26 15-20 14
7 Tennessee Moonshiners 23-27 15-20 15
8 Queens Pride 22-28 13-22 16
9 Lorain Firestorm 21-29 13-22 17
10 Albany Alphas 18-33 14-21 20.5
11 Tallahassee Typhoons 15-35 13-22 23
12 Pittsburgh Keystones 15-35 11-24 23


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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