Narkissa Kassius

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Narkissa Kassius
(Ringtail Lemur, G)
ID#429
Narkissa Kassius.jpg
Illustrated by Barrin84
No. 65 – Albany Alphas
Position Guard
Species Ringtail Lemur ( Lemuridae )
Gender Female
Nickname(s)
Haniel,
Lemurtown
Nkas
Personal information
Born Phoenix, AZ
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Listed weight 160 lb (73 kg)
Shoots Right
Career information
College Furizona State University
FBA draft 2012 / Round: 1 / Pick: 21st overall
Selected by the Spokane Rapids
Pro playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012-Apr 2013 Spokane Rapids
Apr 2013-2015 Edmonton Totems
2015-2018 Tallahassee Typhoons
2018-present Albany Alphas
Career highlights and awards
Contract information
Contract year 2018
2020 Salary $14.5 million
2021 Salary $14.5 million
2022 Salary $15 million
Player Contacts
(IC) Agent Duncan Mulloy
(OOC) Creator JWolfman
(OOC) Actor JWolfman
(OOC) Usage Ask me before any use

Narkissa Kassius is a female ringtail lemur guard in the FBA.

Biography

Her father William Kassius was drafted #3 in the 1973 FBA Draft, but was widely considered to be a bust as he suffered through poor performances. His attitude also estranged him from his teammates and management, and after his rookie contract expired he never returned to the FBA. Despite extreme discouragement from her father, Narkissa developed a love for the sport (mostly out of rebellion against her father) and participated in High School basketball at Mountain Pointe within the Phoenix, Arizona metro area. She later enrolled in Arizona State University and after graduating with a degree in geology, she entered the FBA Draft in 2012 and was picked at the #21 spot by the Spokane Rapids.

However she played with the cloud of her father above her constantly, and her rookie season was rough to say the least. She was drafted with a chip on her shoulder, having an ego telling herself that if she doesn't perform better than her father ever did, she would be regarded as a failure no matter what she does. She made her complaints of having few court-time minutes public, and was traded to the Edmonton Totems halfway through the season. After a game against the Winnipeg Voyageurs, her father confronted her and after a blow-up argument (in front of the Totems players and coaches), she disavowed him as her father and the relationship remains very strained.

On November 19th, 2013 in a game against the Las Vegas Wildcards, Narkissa suffered a devastating injury that resulted in a concussion and a hyperextended knee that shelved her for three months. As a result, she always plays at the court and in practice while sporting a protective brace on her right knee.

On March 9th, 2015, she earned her first career double-double in a game against the San Jose Thrust. The performance also gave her the first Player of the Game award along with her first Top Totem award in her career.

During the 2015 Free Agency, Narkissa was offered two contracts from Williamsburg and Tallahassee. She chose the Tallahassee contract (despite having one less year than the other contract offer). During her time in Tallahassee, she improved her performance and in 2017 was awarded the Sixth Fur Award. She also became co-captain and became one of the key performing players in the 2017 FBA Finals, including setting a scoring record for a Finals game. In 2018 she became a Free Agent again and this time she signed with the Albany Alphas.

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