Paul must now man up and meet his own challenge.
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."
7. Close to that: man up can also mean for someone to stop being self-centered and to look at what they are doing, or how they are acting - for them to change viewpoints, and perspective on the situation(s) and move forward in the correct direction in their life, and/or in others lives.
8. Man up can also mean for one to be a leader, to step up to the plate when no one else will, to give it your best shot, to TRY!
7. Yanno, I wasn't sure where I was headed, because I really had no goals in my life; but since I met her - I (did man up) am on the right path!
8. When no one else would do their duty to step out onto the Battlefield, a scrawny Private (did man up), took notice, stood up, and started working his way through the enemy lines. His initiative brought on a great victory that day, and now he is a Hero to many.