2018 FBA Season

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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.

Notable occurrences

Transactions

Retirements

The following players declared their retirement from active player status in the league:


Free agency

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.

Preseason

The preseason was from October 15th through October 29th, with a maximum of 6 preseason games allowed per team.

Win Western Conference Eastern Conference
Loss Pacific Rim Mountain Plains Northern Central Southern
Pre-season ALK HWI SAS SJT EDM LVG MON SEA AZW DAK TXS WPG ALB BGR PLY QNS BAL LOR PIT WIL BLV HNT TAL TEN
Sun 10/15 TEN @TXS MON PIT @LOR @SJT
Mon 10/16 TAL @BLV @WIL @HNT WPG LVG BAL @EDM
Tue 10/17 @HWI ALK @DAK @BLV SAS @WIL @TEN TXS SJT BGR
Wed 10/18 QNS LOR1 @MON @WPG1
Thu 10/19 @BAL @BGR @TEN DAK ALK ALB
Fri 10/20 SJT @SAS WPG @TXS BLV2 @LOR2
Sat 10/21 @BGR @QNS MON ALB TAL @PIT
Sun 10/22 SEA @SJT BAL3 HNT @TXS3 @BGR
Mon 10/23 LVG @MON @ALK HWI WIL @SEA
Tue 10/24 TAL BLV @BAL LOR QNS4 @BGR4 SAS @MON @HWI @ALK
Wed 10/25 @PIT @TXS @TEN5 LVG SJT DAK5
Thu 10/26 AZW @MON
Fri 10/27 @SJT HWI TEN6 @WIL TAL QNS @LOR @EDM6
Sat 10/28
Sun 10/29 @LOR WIL4 EDM @BGR4 TEN7 @BLV7

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

Regular season

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.

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.

Postseason

The playoffs will begin in May of 2018 and will conclude with the 2018 Finals.

FBA Finals

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