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.

19358 – 1547

Since the 1996-97 season, Lawler's Law has been correct 92.60% of the time.

Last Law Breaker — Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers beat the Pistons on April 11, 2021 despite trailing 101 - 95.

Record in Close Games — 3717 – 1132

In close games, when a team leads by 5 points or less when they score 100, Lawler's Law accuracy dips to 76.65%.

Most Comeback Victories — 79

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

Record When Both Teams Score 100 — 8238 – 1547

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

Most Collapsing Losses — 67

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