Ralph Lawler

Lawler's Law

A term coined by Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler, positing that the first team to 100 points wins the game.

15589 – 1062

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.62% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Warriors

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cavaliers on June 7, 2017 despite trailing 100 - 93.

Record in Close Games — 3017 – 818

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 78.67%.

Most Comeback Victories — 56

The Oklahoma City Thunder have the most wins when trailing after the Law is evoked.

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 5720 – 1062

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.34% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 54

The Denver Nuggets have the most losses despite scoring 100 first.