2023 FBA Season

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The 2022–23 FBA season is the IC 62th/OOC 14th season of the Furry Basketball Association (FBA). The league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone for a sixth season. The regular season begins on Monday, October 31st, 2022 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and ended on Sunday, April 30th, 2023, with the 2023 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 September 1st. Players are able to begin accepting offers after the end of the first round of the 2022 FBA Draft. The offer window closed at 11:59pm PDT on September 30th, 2022, while players had until 11:59pm PDT on October 7th, 2022, to finalize their contract decisions.

Preseason

The preseason will be held from October 16th through October 29th, 2022, with a maximum of 4 preseason games allowed per team.

Win Western Conference Eastern Conference
Loss Pacific Rim Desert Plains Northern Central Southern
Pre-season ALK HWI ORE SEA AZD LVG SAS SJT DAK EDM MON WPG ALB BGR PLY QNS BAL LOR PIT WIL BLV HNT TAL TEN
Sun 10/16 TEN @WIL @LVG SEA @PLY @QNS @LOR(8) EDM WPG ALB(8) ORE @HWI
Mon 10/17 @QNS SAS TAL(5) @PIT(5)
Tue 10/18 @SJT(7) @BAL SEA(7) LVG @TEN BLV
Wed 10/19 BGR PLY(3) SAS @AZD WIL @HWI @ORE(3) @LOR QNS @MON
Thu 10/20 BAL @WPG TAL @HNT
Fri 10/21 @SEA ORE @HNT DAK @LVG LOR(2) TEN @EDM(2) AZD @ALB
Sat 10/22 @ORE(4) ALK(4) @BAL(10) @PIT SJT(10) MON
Sun 10/23 @BLV @SAS(9) LVG(9) @WIL QNS @PLY WPG HWI
Mon 10/24 LOR ALB @EDM @ALK
Tue 10/25 @BGR SJT @TAL @TEN WIL HNT
Wed 10/26 SEA @ALK @PIT MON(6) @SAS(6) AZD
Thu 10/27 HNT @BLV PLY @WPG
Fri 10/28 @MON(1) PIT ALK(1) @TAL @EDM BAL
Sat 10/29 @SJT AZD @ALK DAK

Notes

1 = Jaipur, India
2= Clairborne University
3= Avian University of Oregon in Eugene, OR
4= Oregon State Predator University, Corvallis, OR
5= Orlando, Florida
6= Milwaukee, WI in Purrley-Davidson Stadium
7= Cancun Mexico
8= Purrcedes-Benz Arena in Berlin, Germany
9= Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA.
10= Gnosh Gardens, Baltimore, MD

Regular Season

The regular season begins on October 31st, 2022 and will end on April 30th, 2023. 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
30 December 2022 00:08:51 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button WPG.png 17-9 6-4 Won 1 Won 5
2 Button HNT.png 17-9 5-5 Won 1 Won 5
3 Button PLY.png 17-9 7-3 Lost 1 Won 5
4 Button DAK.png 16-10 5-5 Won 2 Won 4
5 Button TEN.png 16-10 6-4 Won 2 Won 5
6 Button TAL.png 15-11 6-4 Lost 1 Won 4
7 Button LOR.png 15-11 8-2 Won 4 Won 4
8 Button SEA.png 14-12 7-3 Won 3 Lost 4
9 Button BAL.png 14-12 6-4 Lost 2 Lost 7
10 Button SAS.png 14-12 4-6 Lost 1 Won 6
11 Button SJT.png 14-12 7-3 Won 2 Lost 6
12 Button ORE.png 14-12 5-5 Lost 2 Lost 5
13 Button EDM.png 14-12 6-4 Lost 2 Won 4
14 Button MON.png 13-13 6-4 Lost 1 Lost 5
15 Button LVG.png 13-13 2-8 Lost 4 Won 4
16 Button BGR.png 12-14 5-5 Lost 4 Lost 4
17 Button ALK.png 12-14 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 4
18 Button PIT.png 12-14 5-5 Won 1 Lost 3
19 Button ALB.png 11-15 3-7 Won 2 Lost 7
20 Button WIL.png 11-15 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 4
21 Button AZD.png 10-16 4-6 Won 1 Lost 4
22 Button QNS.png 8-18 4-6 Won 1 Lost 5
23 Button HWI.png 7-19 2-8 Won 1 Lost 6
24 Button BLV.png 6-20 1-9 Lost 3 Lost 8

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Winnipeg Voyageurs 17-9 10-4 6-2 -
Dakota Bikers 16-10 10-4 6-2 1
Edmonton Excavators 14-12 5-9 1-7 3
Montana Howlers 13-13 7-7 3-5 4
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Desert Division
Santa Ana Spectrums 14-12 8-6 3-5 -
San Jose Thrust 14-12 7-7 5-3 -
Las Vegas Wildcards 13-13 7-7 4-4 1
Arizona Demons 10-16 6-8 4-4 4
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Seattle Summit 14-12 8-6 5-3 -
Oregon Swashbucklers 14-12 5-9 4-4 -
Alaska Arctics 12-14 6-8 4-4 2
Hawaii Kahunas 7-19 5-9 3-5 7

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Plymouth Taproots 17-9 9-5 6-2 -
Bangor Tides 12-14 7-7 4-4 5
Albany Alphas 11-15 8-6 4-4 6
Queens Pride 8-18 4-10 2-6 9
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Lorain Firestorm 15-11 7-7 6-2 -
Baltimore Spirits 14-12 8-6 5-3 1
Pittsburgh Keystones 12-14 4-10 1-7 3
Williamsburg Minutemen 11-15 5-9 4-4 4
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Huntsville Mayors 17-9 10-4 6-2 -
Tennessee Moonshiners 16-10 10-4 5-3 1
Tallahassee Typhoons 15-11 8-6 4-4 2
Biloxi Voodoo 6-20 4-10 1-7 11

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Winnipeg Voyageurs 17-9 10-4 0
2 Dakota Bikers 16-10 10-4 1
3 Seattle Summit 14-12 8-6 3
4 Santa Ana Spectrums 14-12 8-6 3
5 San Jose Thrust 14-12 7-7 3
6 Oregon Swashbucklers 14-12 5-9 3
7 Edmonton Excavators 14-12 5-9 3
8 Montana Howlers 13-13 7-7 4
9 Las Vegas Wildcards 13-13 7-7 4
10 Alaska Arctics 12-14 6-8 5
11 Arizona Demons 10-16 6-8 7
12 Hawaii Kahunas 7-19 5-9 10


     

# Eastern Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Huntsville Mayors 17-9 10-4 0
2 Plymouth Taproots 17-9 9-5 0
3 Tennessee Moonshiners 16-10 10-4 1
4 Tallahassee Typhoons 15-11 8-6 2
5 Lorain Firestorm 15-11 7-7 2
6 Baltimore Spirits 14-12 8-6 3
7 Bangor Tides 12-14 7-7 5
8 Pittsburgh Keystones 12-14 4-10 5
9 Albany Alphas 11-15 8-6 6
10 Williamsburg Minutemen 11-15 5-9 6
11 Queens Pride 8-18 4-10 9
12 Biloxi Voodoo 6-20 4-10 11


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


Awards

At the end of the regular season, winners will be determined for the following six awards: Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Fur of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year. During the regular season, players will also be recognized for their efforts and talents while other players are also highlighted for setting records during the regular season.

Weekly Honors

One player from the Eastern Conference and one from the Western Conference are chosen for the Player of the Week title.

Monthly Honors

One veteran and one rookie are selected for the monthly honors of being the featured player and rookie in the league.

Season Records

Postseason

The playoffs begins in May 2023 and will conclude with the 2023 Finals.

Bracket

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FBA Finals

Links

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