According to ESPN The Magazine presents Answer Guy...
Why is a player who comes through under pressure called "clutch"?Try being "clutch":
The likeliest inspiration for the use of clutch lies in the tightening or clutching sensation a player feels when the pressure is on. This "clutching" most often manifests in the throat area, which may explain "clutch"'s antecedant - "choke." And, yes, "choke" is an automotive term. Big deal.
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- Repeat steps 1 and 2
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