Welcome to the Swarm’s Box Lacrosse 101! Whether you’re just watching your first game and want a quick primer on what’s happening on the floor or you’ve been a fan for years but want to know more about the action, this guide is designed to educate you as quickly and efficiently as possible.
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Game basics, faceoffs, timeouts/challenges
A quick history on the National Lacrosse League and its 13 teams
The roots of the great game of lacrosse
Details and names of the areas on the floor
Who does what on a box lacrosse team
Common penalties players are called for
When one team has more players on the floor
Lacrosse statistics and what they tell us
Learn lacrosse lingo
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