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
2 October 2022 14:09:08 GMT
Rk Team Rec L10 Streak Long
1 Button HNT.png 9-3 8-2 Lost 1 Won 5
2 Button PLY.png 8-4 7-3 Lost 1 Won 5
3 Button DAK.png 8-4 7-3 Won 2 Won 3
4 Button TEN.png 8-4 7-3 Won 1 Won 5
5 Button LVG.png 8-4 7-3 Won 2 Won 4
6 Button SAS.png 8-4 7-3 Won 6 Won 6
7 Button WPG.png 7-5 5-5 Lost 4 Won 5
8 Button MON.png 7-5 5-5 Won 1 Won 3
9 Button ALB.png 7-5 5-5 Won 1 Won 2
10 Button TAL.png 7-5 6-4 Won 1 Won 4
11 Button SEA.png 6-6 4-6 Won 2 Lost 4
12 Button EDM.png 6-6 6-4 Won 1 Won 3
13 Button LOR.png 6-6 6-4 Won 3 Lost 3
14 Button ORE.png 6-7 4-6 Lost 1 Lost 5
15 Button BGR.png 5-7 4-6 Lost 3 Lost 3
16 Button BAL.png 5-7 3-7 Lost 6 Lost 6
17 Button AZD.png 5-7 5-5 Lost 2 Won 3
18 Button WIL.png 5-7 5-5 Lost 1 Lost 2
19 Button SJT.png 5-7 4-6 Won 2 Lost 6
20 Button HWI.png 4-7 4-6 Lost 2 Lost 3
21 Button BLV.png 4-8 3-7 Lost 3 Lost 3
22 Button ALK.png 4-8 3-7 Lost 1 Lost 4
23 Button PIT.png 4-8 3-7 Lost 1 Lost 3
24 Button QNS.png 2-10 1-9 Lost 4 Lost 5

     

By division

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Plains Division
Dakota Bikers 8-4 6-3 2-1 -
Winnipeg Voyageurs 7-5 7-2 3-0 1
Montana Howlers 7-5 5-4 1-2 1
Edmonton Excavators 6-6 4-5 0-3 2
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Desert Division
Las Vegas Wildcards 8-4 6-3 3-0 -
Santa Ana Spectrums 8-4 5-4 0-3 -
Arizona Demons 5-7 4-5 2-1 3
San Jose Thrust 5-7 3-6 1-2 3
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Pacific Rim Division
Seattle Summit 6-6 4-5 1-2 -0.5
Oregon Swashbucklers 6-7 3-6 2-1 -
Hawaii Kahunas 4-7 4-5 2-1 1
Alaska Arctics 4-8 3-6 1-2 1.5

     

Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Northern Division
Plymouth Taproots 8-4 6-3 3-0 -
Albany Alphas 7-5 5-4 1-2 1
Bangor Tides 5-7 5-4 2-1 3
Queens Pride 2-10 2-7 0-3 6
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Central Division
Lorain Firestorm 6-6 3-6 2-1 -
Baltimore Spirits 5-7 5-4 2-1 1
Williamsburg Minutemen 5-7 3-6 2-1 1
Pittsburgh Keystones 4-8 3-6 0-3 2
Team Record Conf. Div. GB
Southern Division
Huntsville Mayors 9-3 7-2 3-0 -
Tennessee Moonshiners 8-4 6-3 1-2 1
Tallahassee Typhoons 7-5 5-4 1-2 2
Biloxi Voodoo 4-8 4-5 1-2 5

By conference

# Western Conference
Team Record Conf. GB
1 Dakota Bikers 8-4 6-3 0
2 Las Vegas Wildcards 8-4 6-3 0
3 Santa Ana Spectrums 8-4 5-4 0
4 Winnipeg Voyageurs 7-5 7-2 1
5 Montana Howlers 7-5 5-4 1
6 Seattle Summit 6-6 4-5 2
7 Edmonton Excavators 6-6 4-5 2
8 Oregon Swashbucklers 6-7 3-6 2.5
9 Arizona Demons 5-7 4-5 3
10 San Jose Thrust 5-7 3-6 3
11 Hawaii Kahunas 4-7 4-5 3.5
12 Alaska Arctics 4-8 3-6 4


     

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


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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