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Implies that if a boxer is fighting with his hands down, eventually that man will go down with a knockout.

The Term was coined by Delonte West of the Cleveland Cavaliers after nailing a Game Winning three pointer against the Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2008 NBA Playoffs. They gave Delonte an open shot without a hand in his face, and it lead to a knockout 3 pointer.
They gave me an open look, and it was "Hands Down, Man's Down"
by rman757 April 28, 2008

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Implies that if a boxer is fighting with his hands down, eventually that man will go down with a knockout, since he is not on guard.

The Term was coined by Delonte West of the Cleveland Cavaliers after nailing a Game Winning three pointer against the Washington Wizards in the first round of the 2008 NBA Playoffs. They gave Delonte an open shot without a hand in his face, and it lead to a knockout 3 pointer.
They gave me an open look, and it was "Hands Down, Man's Down"
by rman757 April 28, 2008

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"Hands down, man's down" means that if a boxer if fighting with his hands down, he's going to get knocked out (man's down). Some people inaccurately credit this expression to Delonte West. But anyone with ANY knowledge of rap music (not to be confused with hip hop), knows Method Man fathered the use of this saying in pop culture in 1996 on Redman's "Do What Ya Feel."
"You catch cal when you browse through my X-files,
who be next now
Man's down, hands down (i.e. hands down, man's down)
Foreground by your side when it go down..."
by PinkieBrown January 31, 2010

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