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.

14792 – 970

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.85% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Hornets on December 3, 2016 despite trailing 101 - 97.

Record in Close Games — 2864 – 753

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 79.18%.

Most Comeback Victories — 52

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 5281 – 970

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.48% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 50

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