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It has nothing to do with dunking, mad hard or otherwise.

The phrase comes from boxing, in which if you drop your defense (hands), you're going to be knocked out. In Basketball, it translates as "if your hands are down while defending a shooter, he'll be able to shoot over you, and then you are the man down."

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