2018 FBA Season
The 2017–18 FBA season is the IC 57th/OOC 9th season of the Furry Basketball Association (FBA). It marks the first season that the league was overseen by Commissioner Hugo Livingstone. The regular season is scheduled to begin on Tuesday October 31st, 2017 with the traditional Howlereen Invitational game, and end on Monday, April 30th, 2018, with the 2018 FBA All-Star Game scheduled at the end February.
RetirementsThe following players declared their retirement from active player status in the league:
Free agency offers opened shortly after 12:01am CDT on Friday September 1st. Players were able to begin accepting offers after the start of the 2017 FBA Draft on Saturday September 16th. The offer window closed at 11:59pm PDT on Saturday September 30th, 2017, while players had until 11:59pm PDT on Saturday October 14th, 2017, to finalize their contract decisions.
The preseason was from October 15th through October 29th, with a maximum of 6 preseason games allowed per team.
|Win||Western Conference||Eastern Conference|
1 Centre Teletron at Quebec City, Canada
2 Avian University of Hamiltion at Hamilton, Canada
3 Westerlyn Arena at Providence, Rhode Island
4 Blue Yonder Arena at Magnolia Bend, Louisiana
5 Furport Arena at Frankfurt, Germany
6 Pierre de Cawbertin Stadium at Paris, France
7 Saab Arena at Stockholm, Sweden
The regular season began on Monday, October 31st, 2017, and is scheduled to end on Monday, April 30th, 2018. 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.
- (#) - Magic number for team to clinch division/conference
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.
|Week||Eastern Conference||Western Conference|
|Week 1 (10/31 - 11/05)||Shirley Takamoto (Jaguar, F/G, PIT)||Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)|
|Week 2 (11/06 - 11/12)||Apiatan Redmane (Water Buffalo, G, ALB)||Jake Turner (Red Fox, C/F, SEA)|
|Week 3 (11/13 - 11/19)||Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR)||Dylan Redfield (Red Deer, F, DAK)|
|Week 4 (11/20 - 11/26)||Randulf Mackenbach (Wistar Rat, F, BGR)||Matthew Silvius (Long-Tailed Weasel, G, DAK)|
|Week 5 (11/27 - 12/03)||Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR)||Sebastian Kosciusko (Toucan, F, SAS)|
One veteran and one rookie are selected for the monthly honors of being the featured player and rookie in the league.
|Month||Player of the Month||Rookie of the Month|
|November||Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G, BGR)||Leon Delmont (Cougar, G, BGR)|
|Record||Value||Player||Team||Date of record|
|Minutes Played||42.8||Harrison York (Martial Eagle, F/C)||Huntsville Mayors||Nov 1st, 2017|
|Field Goals Made||14||Viran Kivar (Jaguar, F)||Albany Alphas||Nov 11th, 2017|
|3 Pointers Made||8||Jonathan Lawyer (Meerkat, F/G)||Dakota Bikers||December 6th, 2017|
|Free Throws Made||11||René Lacoste (Jackal, G)||Plymouth Taproots||November 30th, 2017|
|Offensive Rebounds||12||Adam Tevela (Linsang, F)||Queens Pride||November 15th, 2017|
|Total Rebounds||24||Scoonie Barrett (Otter, F/C)||Hawaii Kahunas||December 8th, 2017|
|Assists||13||Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G)||Bangor Tides||December 6th, 2017|
|Turn Overs||9||James Frestrikial (Brown Bear, C)||Plymouth Taproots||December 4th, 2017|
|Steals||4||Derek Kim (Kkachi, G)||Biloxi Voodoo||November 22nd, 2017|
|Blocks||5||Zack Tate (Zorilla, C)||Hawaii Kahunas||November 6th, 2017|
|Points||35||Lance Wildfyre (Rabbit, G)||Bangor Tides||November 19th, 2017|