2013-2014 Texas Lone Stars season

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Texas Lone Stars
RL GM Fraddas
RL HC Wendingo
Arena Austin Arena
Owner(s) Tim Vermster (male Silver Fox)
General Manager Hector Louis (male Rat)
Head coach Walter Billcheck (male North American Porcupine)
Results
Record 31-49
Place Division: 4th (Plains)
Conference: 11th (Western)
Playoff finish Did not qualify
2012-13 2014-15

The 2013-2014 season was the inaugural season in Austin, TX for the Texas Lone Stars franchise, formerly known as the Santa Cruz Clefs, and the 53rd season in the Furry Basketball Association (FBA).

Key Dates

  • 05/20/13 Transfer of majority ownership control from Louis to Vermster
  • 09/08/13 Start of Free Agency
  • 09/18/13 Finalization of relocation to Austin
  • 10/13/13 Draft Day held in Las Vegas, NV at the FBA Amphitheatre

Summary

Despite a good start to the season and the late addition of superstar Buck Hopper (Rabbit, G), the Lone Stars proved why beginner's luck was fleeting as they sank to the bottom of their division.

Draft Picks

Round Pick Player Species Position
1 4 Travis Buckner Grey Koala F
1 12 Mariam V. Walstein African Cape Buffalo F/C

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
Travis Buckner 66 2198.9 367 819 23 108 228 304 93 406 146 132 106 45 142 985 33.3 14.9 6.2 2.2 1.6 0.7 0.448 0.213 0.750
Nick Cruz 57 778.8 113 295 29 74 43 60 10 55 68 46 46 1 2 298 13.7 5.2 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.0 0.383 0.392 0.717
Sherman Downward 76 2092.5 358 715 17 113 197 263 104 431 67 164 81 102 240 930 27.5 12.2 5.7 0.9 1.1 1.3 0.501 0.150 0.749
Phil Gale 69 1789.2 252 646 41 147 108 147 50 194 203 117 98 12 16 653 25.9 9.5 2.8 2.9 1.4 0.2 0.390 0.279 0.735
Dewitt Azad Ghakhar 11 108.6 6 18 0 0 11 13 7 22 6 8 6 2 6 23 9.9 2.1 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.333 --- 0.846
Buck Hopper 21 836.9 123 280 9 59 78 95 40 144 107 49 41 10 25 333 39.9 15.9 6.9 5.1 2.0 0.5 0.439 0.153 0.821
Jack Howell 71 2242.3 267 692 27 132 179 217 116 463 357 154 79 45 197 740 31.6 10.4 6.5 5.0 1.1 0.6 0.386 0.205 0.825
Joey Juloni 11 132.5 18 40 0 0 22 28 2 15 14 6 8 0 0 58 12.0 5.3 1.4 1.3 0.7 0.0 0.450 --- 0.786
Marcus Knight 71 1453.9 212 483 39 113 110 156 52 222 132 91 58 19 107 573 20.5 8.1 3.1 1.9 0.8 0.3 0.439 0.345 0.705
Jakub Lyška 45 951 163 398 44 112 77 84 24 123 52 41 43 6 1 447 21.1 9.9 2.7 1.2 1.0 0.1 0.410 0.393 0.917
Stripes Quinn 26 199.6 23 72 5 17 19 26 6 22 17 7 20 1 1 70 7.7 2.7 0.8 0.7 0.8 0.0 0.319 0.294 0.731
Lance Rex 11 95.7 17 34 1 6 9 11 6 20 5 6 2 0 7 44 8.7 4.0 1.8 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.500 0.167 0.818
Joanne Tippisch 20 203.3 16 61 2 13 17 22 8 34 8 12 3 1 15 51 10.2 2.6 1.7 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.262 0.154 0.773
Mariam V. Walstein 66 1434.6 231 518 29 112 111 158 84 300 130 95 45 32 101 602 21.7 9.1 4.5 2.0 0.7 0.5 0.446 0.259 0.703
Lukas Sangre 23 495.2 87 186 4 32 39 52 34 104 31 41 13 13 53 217 21.5 9.4 4.5 1.3 0.6 0.6 0.468 0.125 0.750
Former Players  
Brandon Dreyvus 4 77.7 11 24 0 0 4 7 9 22 11 7 2 2 18 26 19.4 6.5 5.5 2.8 0.5 0.5 0.458 --- 0.571
Thea De Csepel 12 210.5 38 79 12 28 18 27 4 32 27 14 7 6 14 106 17.5 8.8 2.7 2.3 0.6 0.5 0.481 0.429 0.667
Kinny DeMarcus 40 380.8 36 70 8 14 22 26 9 44 14 21 13 4 9 102 9.5 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.514 0.571 0.846
Les Moore 37 339 36 89 7 15 30 40 9 41 32 18 11 0 1 109 9.2 2.9 1.1 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.404 0.467 0.750
Dat Mongoste 62 1468 210 498 28 86 147 175 37 182 184 106 80 12 47 595 23.7 9.6 2.9 3.0 1.3 0.2 0.422 0.326 0.840
Charles Burgh 66 1186 136 287 0 0 92 133 60 271 60 84 13 36 140 364 18.0 5.5 4.1 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.474 --- 0.692
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

Texas Lone Stars Roster
Starters Bench Reserves

Deep Reserves

Pre-season

Regular Season

The regular season opener was held on Wednesday November 6, 2013, hosting the San Jose Thrust.

Standings

Plains Division
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
z-Winnipeg Voyageurs 57-23 42-14 16-8 ---
x-Santa Fe Whips 48-32 30-26 14-10 9
x-Dakota Bikers 45-35 26-30 7-17 12
Texas Lone Stars 31-49 26-30 11-13 26


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
# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 z-Winnipeg Voyageurs 57-23 42-14 ---
2 x-Santa Fe Whips 48-32 30-26 9
3 y-Alaska Arctics 47-33 36-20 10
4 y-Edmonton Totems 45-35 33-23 12
5 x-Santa Ana Spectrums 45-35 33-23 12
6 x-Dakota Bikers 45-35 26-30 12
7 x-San Jose Thrust 41-39 28-28 16
8 x-Spokane Rapids 38-42 25-31 19
9 Las Vegas Wildcards 33-47 25-31 24
10 Montana Howlers 33-47 18-38 24
11 Texas Lone Stars 31-49 26-30 26
12 Hawaii Kahunas 25-55 14-42 32

Game Log

Playoffs

The team fell short of the playoffs and did not qualify for the post-season.

Awards, records and milestones

Awards

Records

Record Value Player Date of record
Minutes Played 49.8 Travis Buckner (Grey Koala, F) Apr 20, 2014
Field Goals Made 12 Travis Buckner (Grey Koala, F) Apr 01, 2014
3 Pointers Made 5 Jack Howell (Wolf, F/C) May 9, 2014
Free Throws Made 11 Travis Buckner (Grey Koala, F) Jan 27, 2014
Offensive Rebounds 8 Jack Howell (Wolf, F/C) Feb 12, 2014
Total Rebounds 14 Sherman Downward (Porcupine, F/C) Jan 6, 2014
Assists 14 Buck Hopper (Rabbit, G) May 1, 2014
Turn Overs 7 Jack Howell (Wolf, F/C) Dec 17, 2013
Steals 7 Travis Buckner (Grey Koala, F) Apr 8, 2014
Blocks 5 Sherman Downward (Porcupine, F/C) Feb 4, 2014
Points 32 Jack Howell (Wolf, F/C) Dec 31, 2013

Double-doubles

Triple-doubles

Milestones

  • 12/21/13: Rookie Travis Buckner (Grey Koala, F) records his first professional double-double (19 pts, 11 reb) in a disappointing 14-point loss at home against the visiting Pittsburgh Keystones.
  • 12/23/13: Veteran Jack Howell (Wolf, F/C) records the season's fourth triple-double with 16 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in a squeaker of a match, beating the visiting Newark Pride by three points.
  • 03/11/14: Rookie Mariam V. Walstein (African Cape Buffalo, F/C) records her first professional double-double (17 pts, 14 reb) in a grinding 6-point loss on the road against the hosting Tallahassee Typhoons.

Transactions

Overview

Texas Lone Stars


Players Added

Via Draft

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Players Lost

Bought out

Via Free Agency

Via Trade

Trades

09/18/13
To Lone Stars
To Voodoo
09/23/13
To Lone Stars
To Wildcards
12/29/13
To Lone Stars
To Keystones
01/29/14
To Lone Stars
To Voodoo
03/12/14
To Lone Stars
To Bikers
04/27/14
To Lone Stars
To Thrust
04/28/14
To Lone Stars
To Mayors

Free Agents

Additions

Player Signed Former Team
Thea De Csepel (White German Shepherd, G/F) 1yr - $1m Royals (D-League)
Marcus Knight (River Otter, G) 1yr - $1m ROOKIE
Lukas Sangre (Dire Wolf, F) 1yr - $1m ROOKIE (D-League)

Subtractions

Player Reason Left Team if applicable
Reggie Coale (Dalmatian, G) Bought out #N/A
Brad Zimmerman (Hare, G) Free Agent #N/A
Billie Joe McHat (Raccoon, F) Free Agent RETIRED
Reginald Mackenzie (Bloodhound, G/F) Free Agent RETIRED