To work through impediments and obstacles without whining
In the National Basketball Association Championship finals, coach Avery Johnson of the Dallas Mavericks complained that their rivals, the Miami Heat, were playng "playground basketball" because of the Heat's physical play.
Heat player James Posey responded:"If Johnson wants to call it playground basketball, so be it.Well, sometimes in playground ball you go out there and man up and say 'I can play through a turnover and play through a foul.'You just continue to play. That's playground ball and you just have to man up about the situation."
An egregious condition in steroid users that when exhibited causes a dangerous loss of perspective.
As reported in the New York Times, the former best friend and business partner of Barry Bonds, Steve Hoskins, has told federal investigators that Bonds, who hit a record 73 home runs in 2001 and has 720 career homers, trailing Hank AAron's 755, was a heavy steroid user and flew into "roid rages," which affected their relationship. Hoskins told Barry's father, " You better get Barry off steroids because it's going to kill him."