2013-2014 Lorain Firestorm season

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Lorain Firestorm
RL GM Shasta Otter
RL HC Lizzimba
Arena The Fireplace - Lorain, OH
Owner(s) Stanley Lowther (male Common Genet)
General Manager Anthony Morrison (male American Kestrel)
Head coach Delenna Dresden (female Ferret)
Results
Record 43-37
Place Division: 1st (Central)
Conference: 4th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Lost in Conf. Qtrfinal to Baltimore Spirits (4-1)
2012-13 2014-15

The 2013-2014 Lorain Firestorm season was the 45th season of the franchise in the Furry Basketball Association (FBA).

Key Dates

  • 09/01/13 Start of Free Agency
  • 10/13/13 Draft Day held in Las Vegas, NV at the FBA Amphitheatre

Summary

A 45th Season celebration has been planned for key dates during the season.

Draft Picks

Round Pick Player Species Position
1 11 Jerry Ratillian Michaels Fancy Rat G
2 27 Andrew West Spotted Quoll G/F
2 40 Phoebus Corvus Utahraptor F
2 47 Kang-Dae Nabi White Tiger G/F

Roster

Name G Min FGM FGA 3PtM 3PtA FTM FTA Off Reb Ast TO Stl Blk PF Pts MPG FG% TP% FT% RPG APG TPG SPG BPG FPG PPG
Renard Antouille 67 650.1 93 173 0 0 56 78 31 121 54 27 14 6 8 242 9.7 3.6 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.1 0.538 --- 0.718
Liam Armstrong 44 409.2 49 116 3 19 15 20 20 91 17 24 6 22 43 116 9.3 2.6 2.1 0.4 0.1 0.5 0.422 0.158 0.750
Bill Bent 58 1111.9 124 325 7 50 73 81 65 222 133 76 40 19 71 328 19.2 5.7 3.8 2.3 0.7 0.3 0.382 0.140 0.901
Dante Blackwood 55 427.8 52 139 2 19 37 47 21 68 20 27 12 4 30 143 7.8 2.6 1.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.374 0.105 0.787
Phoebus Corvus 65 1270.5 196 370 6 33 92 126 67 295 78 69 48 61 100 490 19.5 7.5 4.5 1.2 0.7 0.9 0.530 0.182 0.730
Leonardo De Hugo 67 1463.3 196 525 28 113 98 143 32 149 194 70 65 9 56 518 21.8 7.7 2.2 2.9 1.0 0.1 0.373 0.248 0.685
Erich Haber 70 2348.7 444 914 0 0 288 398 118 447 205 186 59 49 275 1176 33.6 16.8 6.4 2.9 0.8 0.7 0.486 --- 0.724
Ian Histon 59 2019.7 295 736 35 122 182 241 78 280 258 154 127 8 0 807 34.2 13.7 4.7 4.4 2.2 0.1 0.401 0.287 0.755
Jacob McLee 74 2070.4 281 618 0 0 166 223 89 364 278 151 73 22 128 728 28.0 9.8 4.9 3.8 1.0 0.3 0.455 --- 0.744
Aisha Melbourne 64 2051 376 692 0 0 163 243 125 465 143 143 64 89 223 915 32.0 14.3 7.3 2.2 1.0 1.4 0.543 --- 0.671
Jerry Ratillian Michaels 72 2089.6 421 886 72 219 195 243 80 320 182 132 80 26 112 1109 29.0 15.4 4.4 2.5 1.1 0.4 0.475 0.329 0.802
Kang-Dae Nabi 45 629.5 72 191 0 0 51 68 30 121 57 35 16 9 28 195 14.0 4.3 2.7 1.3 0.4 0.2 0.377 --- 0.750
Maximilian Piers 23 241.1 32 62 0 0 13 17 18 58 24 17 2 4 14 77 10.5 3.3 2.5 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.516 --- 0.765
Wagner Vaughters 45 676.1 60 177 9 38 52 73 14 61 98 36 30 4 0 181 15.0 4.0 1.4 2.2 0.7 0.1 0.339 0.237 0.712
Andrew West 51 805.8 121 260 5 34 59 97 31 137 45 36 39 17 51 306 15.8 6.0 2.7 0.9 0.8 0.3 0.465 0.147 0.608
Legend: G: Games played, Min: Minutes, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goal Attempts, 3PtM: 3-Pointers Made, 3PtA: 3-Point Attempts, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, Off: Offensive Rebounds, Reb: Total Rebounds, Ast: Assists, TO: Turnovers, Stl: Steals, Blk: Blocks, PF: Personal Fouls, Pts: Points Scored, MPG: Minutes per game, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, TP%: Three-Point Percentage, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, RPG: Rebounds per game, APG: Assists per game, TPG: Turnovers per game, SPG: Steals per game, BPG: Blocks per game, FPG: Fouls per game, PPG: Points per game

Depth Chart

Lorain Firestorm Roster
Starters Bench Reserves

Deep Reserves

Regular Season

The regular season opener was held on Wednesday November 6th hosting the Huntsville Mayors.

Standings

Central Division
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
y-Lorain Firestorm 43-37 28-28 11-13 ---
x-Williamsburg Minutemen 40-40 30-26 16-8 3
x-Baltimore Spirits 40-40 25-31 11-13 3
Pittsburgh Keystones 36-44 26-30 10-14 7

Notes

  • 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 that are banned from post-season play for violating major rules
# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 c-Plymouth Taproots 49-31 36-20 ---
2 y-Tennessee Moonshiners 47-33 32-24 2
3 x-Tallahassee Typhoons 44-36 32-24 5
4 y-Lorain Firestorm 43-37 28-28 6
5 x-Williamsburg Minutemen 40-40 30-26 9
6 x-Baltimore Spirits 40-40 25-31 9
7 x-Newark Pride 37-43 24-32 12
8 x-Bangor Tides 36-44 29-27 13
9 Albany Alphas 36-44 27-29 13
10 Pittsburgh Keystones 36-44 26-30 13
11 Biloxi Voodoo 33-47 25-31 16
12 Huntsville Mayors 31-49 22-34 18

Game Log

Playoffs

By virtue of winning their division, the team earned home court advantage and began their playoffs on Friday May 30th against the Baltimore Spirits.

Game Log

Player Stats

Name G Min FGM FGA 3PtM 3PtA FTM FTA Off Reb Ast TO Stl Blk PF Pts MPG FG% TP% FT% RPG APG TPG SPG BPG FPG PPG
Aisha Melbourne 5 101.3 13 22 0 0 4 4 8 23 11 7 2 0 20 30 20.3 6.0 4.6 2.2 0.4 0.0 0.591 --- 1.000
Bill Bent 5 75.3 8 20 0 2 4 4 7 25 12 6 1 0 0 20 15.1 4.0 5.0 2.4 0.2 0.0 0.400 0.000 1.000
Dante Blackwood 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
Erich Haber 5 158.9 41 68 0 0 17 25 11 26 9 8 3 1 19 99 31.8 19.8 5.2 1.8 0.6 0.2 0.603 --- 0.680
Ian Histon 5 184 33 77 3 15 13 15 6 20 26 12 8 1 1 82 36.8 16.4 4.0 5.2 1.6 0.2 0.429 0.200 0.867
Jacob McLee 5 133.2 25 46 4 5 13 19 4 21 12 8 6 0 7 67 26.6 13.4 4.2 2.4 1.2 0.0 0.543 0.800 0.684
Leonardo De Hugo 5 90.8 10 31 2 8 4 7 1 7 6 11 3 0 6 26 18.2 5.2 1.4 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.323 0.250 0.571
Liam Armstrong 5 55.5 6 19 0 2 1 3 2 13 2 1 0 3 9 13 11.1 2.6 2.6 0.4 0.0 0.6 0.316 0.000 0.333
Maximilian Piers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
Renard Antouille 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 --- --- ---
Wagner Vaughters 5 59.9 11 24 1 6 6 9 1 5 5 3 3 0 0 29 12.0 5.8 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.0 0.458 0.167 0.667
Jerry Ratillian Michaels 5 148.8 28 65 6 14 5 11 8 20 13 7 5 3 13 67 29.8 13.4 4.0 2.6 1.0 0.6 0.431 0.429 0.455
Andrew West 2 11.1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 4 5.6 2.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.000 --- ---
Phoebus Corvus 5 115.7 15 28 0 3 6 6 8 20 5 4 6 4 11 36 23.1 7.2 4.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.536 0.000 1.000
Kang-Dae Nabi 5 71.3 8 18 0 0 2 2 4 15 14 6 3 1 4 18 14.3 3.6 3.0 2.8 0.6 0.2 0.444 --- 1.000
Legend: G: Games played, Min: Minutes, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goal Attempts, 3PtM: 3-Pointers Made, 3PtA: 3-Point Attempts, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, Off: Offensive Rebounds, Reb: Total Rebounds, Ast: Assists, TO: Turnovers, Stl: Steals, Blk: Blocks, PF: Personal Fouls, Pts: Points Scored, MPG: Minutes per game, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, TP%: Three-Point Percentage, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, RPG: Rebounds per game, APG: Assists per game, TPG: Turnovers per game, SPG: Steals per game, BPG: Blocks per game, FPG: Fouls per game, PPG: Points per game

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Week/Month

All-Star

Records

Record Value Player Date of record
Minutes Played 44.2 Erich Haber (Mink, C) Nov 8, 2013
Field Goals Made 19* Aisha Melbourne (Mink, F/C) Dec 4, 2013
3 Pointers Made 5 Jerry Ratillian Michaels (Fancy Rat, G) Mar 11, 2014
Free Throws Made 10 Jacob McLee (Gray Wolf, F/G) Jan 23, 2014
Offensive Rebounds 6 Jacob McLee (Gray Wolf, F/G) May 14, 2014
Total Rebounds 16 Jacob McLee (Gray Wolf, F/G) May 14, 2014
Assists 13 Ian Histon (Leopard, G) Mar 21, 2014
Turn Overs 9 Erich Haber (Mink, C) Nov 17, 2013
Steals 10* Ian Histon (Leopard, G) Jan 21, 2014
Blocks 5 Aisha Melbourne (Mink, F/C) Feb 27, 2014
Points 40 Aisha Melbourne (Mink, F/C) Dec 4, 2013

*- league record for the season

Double-doubles

Milestones

  • 12/04/13: Rookie Phoebus Corvus (Utahraptor, F) records first professional double-double (14 pts, 13 reb) in a 24-point rout on the road over the Plymouth Taproots.

Transactions

Overview

Lorain Firestorm


Players Added

Via Draft

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Players Lost

Bought out

  • None

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Trades

09/22/13
To Firestorm
To Voyageurs
  • 2013 #19 overall pick
09/24/13
To Firestorm
  • 2013 #27 overall pick
To Wildcards
10/01/13
To Firestorm
To Alphas
10/02/13
To Firestorm
  • 2013 #29 overall pick
To Keystones
  • 2013 #36 overall pick
  • $1m in current cap space
10/13/13
To Firestorm
  • 2013 #40 overall pick
  • $1m in current cap space
To Rapids
  • 2013 #29 overall pick
10/13/13
To Firestorm
  • 2013 #47 overall pick
To Tides

Free Agents

Additions

Player Signed Former Team
Bill Bent (Armadillo, G) 1yr - $5m Firestorm

Subtractions

Player Reason Left Team if applicable
Quentin Ramsey Jr. (Raccoon, F) Free agent RETIRED
Hasim Abdul-Wahad (Giraffe, F/C) Free agent N/A (D-League)
Jeff Pellham (Duck, G/F) Free agent N/A