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.

17342 – 1260

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.23% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Nets

The Brooklyn Nets beat the Cavaliers on February 13, 2019 despite trailing 100 - 98.

Record in Close Games — 3329 – 947

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 77.85%.

Most Comeback Victories — 61

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 6791 – 1260

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.35% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 57

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