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List of the greatest Lakers of all time, ranked by fans like you. This list includes players from both the LA Lakers and the Minneapolis Lakers. These are some of the best basketball players in the NBA since the Lakers were first established as a club in 1947. Vote for those players you believe to be the best Lakers to move them up the list. If you don't see your favorites, add them to the bottom - or better yet, rerank them to create a personalized list of your own.

Think Magic Johnson is better than Kobe Bryant? Is Shaq one of the Lakers' greatest players? Maybe this list of the best Lakers' players of all time will help us finally make a definitive decision. Whether you've been a fan of the team your whole life, or just enjoy watching top players compete against other super stars, you've probably got some sort of opinion on these famous Lakers players. Vote and make your voice heard!
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Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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+ - 1,460 245
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

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James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

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Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

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+ - 689 284
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

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Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

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+ - 488 245
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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+ - 450 259
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

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+ - 468 206
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Michael Cooper Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 483 303
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

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+ - 338 178
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
A. C. Green Power forward, Center

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Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Robert Horry Small forward, Power forward

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+ - 311 235
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

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+ - 280 150
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

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+ - 267 199
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 215 164
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Metta World Peace Small forward

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+ - 227 173
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

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+ - 255 130
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

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+ - 240 235
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vlade Divac Center

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+ - 242 168
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

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+ - 290 333
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Steve Nash Point guard

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+ - 197 277
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

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+ - 205 145
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

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+ - 148 246
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

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+ - 147 195
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Norm Nixon Point guard

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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
D'Angelo Russell Point guard

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+ - 237 559
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

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Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 116 110
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

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+ - 97 68
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

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+ - 173 112
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

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+ - 91 178
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Happy Hairston Forward

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+ - 79 74
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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+ - 85 51
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Karl Malone Power forward

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+ - 77 35
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Horace Grant Power forward, Center

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+ - 75 40
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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+ - 71 34
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Gary Payton Point guard

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+ - 63 50
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 66 43
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

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+ - 58 92
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rudy LaRusso Center

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+ - 82 118
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Cedric Ceballos Small forward

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+ - 66 38
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 65 55
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Brandon Ingram

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+ - 60 79
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

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+ - 44 93
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

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+ - 36 79
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time