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.

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
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By division

Template:2022-23 FBA Plains standings Template:2022-23 FBA Desert standings Template:2022-23 FBA Pacific Rim standings

     

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By conference

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Template:2022–23 FBA East standings

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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