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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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2,704 947
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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2
2,084 400
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

3
2,466 633
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

4
1,834 401
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
1,710 330
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,499 252
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,039 237
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

8
1,070 261
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

9
707 298
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
750 429
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
505 254
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
463 272
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
480 217
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Michael Cooper Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
498 314
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
353 189
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added A. C. Green Power forward, Center

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400 208
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Robert Horry Small forward, Power forward

17
336 241
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
295 159
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

19
284 209
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

20
237 169
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Metta World Peace Small forward

21
253 243
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

22
236 181
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

23
265 138
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

24
251 176
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
308 347
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
205 289
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

27
211 154
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

28
150 256
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

29
250 573
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

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30
152 202
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

31
186 179
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added D'Angelo Russell Point guard

32
201 291
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

33
123 117
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

34
186 113
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

35
103 72
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

36
98 53
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

37
93 185
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

38
87 36
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

39
80 43
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
80 79
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

41
78 38
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

42
68 52
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

43
60 95
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

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68 48
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

45
85 124
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

46
71 39
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

47
75 58
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

48
64 83
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

49
46 96
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

50
38 82
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin