Originally Posted by coachbadlee
Where did the "big boy pants" thing come from?
Not sure if it was original, but there was a Rockets fan on the sidelines with a sign that said:
"Dwight, time to put on your big boy pants and shoot free throws"
Drexler and Worrell referred to it several times throughout their broadcast and they started saying it too, especially during the two minutes of hack-a-dwight. I'm assuming that the fan with that sign was the originator, although it could come from something even before that.