When my coach calls time, I have to know how to listen to him, and how to respect him, because he is taking the time to tell me what to do.
print( """The rules of basketball are really simple. - If you dribble with both hands, coaches can call a double dribble on you, and give the ball to the opponents - Players have to stay in bounds, the whole time. If they go out of bounds, the ball will be given to the opponents. - No elbowing people, and though you might not be trying to do this, people will call a foul and after many `accidents` you will be out. - On the court, you will find many lines. If you score from the big half circle, you will get 3-points and though it might not seem hard, it is""") print("""type 1.Dribble 2.Passing 3.Blocking 4.Shooting 5.Jumping 6.Fouls""") choice=int(input("What would you like to know?")) if(choice==1): print("""Dribble= One of the most basic rules of basketball is to always dribble when moving, and dribbling with one hand only. Dribbling is always about bouncing the ball. When you dribble, you bounce with one hand while try to avoid the others taking the ball from you.""") elif(choice==2): print("""Passing= When you pass, you are throwing the ball to your teammates so that if they are closer or they are open, which means nobody is blocking them. There are 4 basic types of passes. -The first one is the chest pass. In chest pass, you are directly passing the ball to your teammates chest. You normally do chest pass when you are close to the hoop, which is the ring you shoot in. With your chest pass, they can directly shoot to the hoop, and won't need to dribble""") elif(choice==3): print("""Blocking= In basketball, a block is when the defence is stopping you from scoring in the right way. That could be someone throwing the ball out of the hoop, before it reaches the inside""") elif(choice==4): print("""Shooting= The most basic shots are the Lay- ups which mean you get really close to the hoop and then you shoot, the jump shot, where you jump from anywhere possible and try to make your shot, the bank shot, which is a type of jump shot, and then the dunk. The dunk is the most powerful shot in which your hands throw the ball inside the hoop""") elif(choice==5): print("""Jumping= Jumping is very important to play basketball. It is important for shooting and for defending. If someone doesn't jump while shooting, the defender will easily take out the ball from the shooter's hands. Same for defending. If someone isn't jumping while they defend, the player will easily put the ball in the hoop.""") elif(choice==6): print("""Fouls= There are 2 basic types of fouls. The first one is the Personal Foul. You cannot slap people or touch people in the face or push them. That is a personal foul. Even while shooting, you may not harm the defender. That immediately becomes offensive. 5 personal fouls, and then you are out of the game. For basketball players, that is very shameful. Technical fouls are when there is bad language or an argument going on. If very serious, players can be called after the match to discuss.""") else: print("Pick the right choice")