n.— «“It’s good coaching more than anything. What if the referee doesn’t call it? Keep doing it again. It’s not a foul unless the referees call it.…Every time I went to shoot, they were hitting me on my elbow.” Allen said the tactic is known in NBA parlance as “Snakebite.” “They just get into your head with all the grabbing and the holding and the no-calls,” Sonics coach Nate McMillan said.» —“‘Snakebite’ strategy throws off Allen” by Sam Smith Mar. 15, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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