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.

18548 – 1435

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.82% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks beat the Kings on August 4, 2020 despite trailing 102 - 99.

Record in Close Games — 3558 – 1067

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 76.93%.

Most Comeback Victories — 73

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7660 – 1435

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.22% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 63

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