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.

16953 – 1217

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.30% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Suns on December 10, 2018 despite trailing 100 - 93.

Record in Close Games — 3269 – 925

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 77.94%.

Most Comeback Victories — 59

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 6525 – 1217

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.28% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 57

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