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.

18659 – 1454

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.77% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Heat

The Miami Heat beat the Celtics on September 27, 2020 despite trailing 100 - 98.

Record in Close Games — 3579 – 1080

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 76.82%.

Most Comeback Victories — 76

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7740 – 1454

When both teams score 100, Lawler's Law is only accurate 84.19% of the time.

Most Collapsing Losses — 64

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