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.

18257 – 1388

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.93% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Heat

The Miami Heat beat the Kings on January 20, 2020 despite trailing 100 - 94.

Record in Close Games — 3512 – 1031

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 77.31%.

Most Comeback Victories — 70

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 7428 – 1388

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

Most Collapsing Losses — 61

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