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.

17704 – 1318

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.07% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Warriors

The Golden State Warriors beat the Trail Blazers on May 20, 2019 despite trailing 101 - 90.

Record in Close Games — 3401 – 987

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 77.51%.

Most Comeback Victories — 63

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7036 – 1318

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.22% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 59

The Phoenix Suns have the most losses despite scoring 100 first.