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.

18021 – 1355

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 93.01% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Spurs on December 12, 2019 despite trailing 101 - 98.

Record in Close Games — 3463 – 1014

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 77.35%.

Most Comeback Victories — 64

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7253 – 1355

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.26% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 60

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