ticky-tac foul (tik'-e-tak' fowl) noun. A foul that is called on a play in which the defender makes minimal contact with the offensive player.

Usage example: Eric Snow barely brushed against Allen Iverson, but the ref called a ticky-tac foul because Iverson missed the layup.


ticky-tac foul
Now that's a ticky-tac foul if I've ever seen one.
2 Comments:
Anonymous Jack said...
Maybe they should start calling them "Flash fouls"....

Blogger sami said...
The term ticky tac foul should be used only in the sewing room.