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.

14494 – 941

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.90% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Warriors

The Golden State Warriors beat the Thunder on May 28, 2016 despite trailing 101 - 99.

Record in Close Games — 2812 – 733

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 79.32%.

Most Comeback Victories — 50

The Los Angeles Lakers have the most wins when trailing after the Law is evoked.

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 5138 – 941

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.52% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 45

The Golden State Warriors have the most losses despite scoring 100 first.