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technical foul. (n.d.). Retrieved January 21st, 2019, from https://www.yourdictionary.com/technical-foul
A foul, especially in basketball, that is called on a player, coach, or team for unsportsmanlike conduct or infringement of a rule and does not usually involve physical contact with an opponent during play.