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.

18875 – 1480

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.73% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Hawks

The Atlanta Hawks beat the Pistons on January 20, 2021 despite trailing 101 - 87.

Record in Close Games — 3620 – 1089

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 76.87%.

Most Comeback Victories — 77

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7891 – 1480

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.21% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 65

The Dallas Mavericks have the most losses despite scoring 100 first.