A term coined by Los Angeles Clippers broadcaster Ralph Lawler, positing that the first team to 100 points wins the game.
Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.77% of the time.
The Miami Heat beat the Celtics on September 27, 2020 despite trailing 100 - 98.
In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 76.82%.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have the most wins when trailing after the Law is evoked.
When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.19% of the time.
The Dallas Mavericks have the most losses despite scoring 100 first.