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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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+ - 1,979 361
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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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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+ - 1,413 239
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
+ - 985 208
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

8
+ - 998 243
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

9
+ - 671 272
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
+ - 692 403
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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+ - 475 238
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
+ - 437 255
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
+ - 458 199
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
+ - 469 297
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
+ - 330 171
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

17
+ - 299 227
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
+ - 272 147
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

19
+ - 255 197
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

20
+ - 206 153
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Metta World Peace Small forward

21
+ - 222 167
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

22
+ - 231 230
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vlade Divac Center

23
+ - 235 164
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

24
+ - 244 127
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

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+ - 278 317
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Steve Nash Point guard

26
+ - 199 140
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
+ - 193 272
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
+ - 144 241
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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+ - 143 192
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Norm Nixon Point guard

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+ - 168 163
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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Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

32
+ - 188 274
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

33
+ - 93 64
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

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+ - 111 104
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

35
+ - 166 108
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

36
+ - 89 173
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Happy Hairston Forward

37
+ - 77 71
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

38
+ - 73 32
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Horace Grant Power forward, Center

39
+ - 71 38
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

40
+ - 78 48
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Karl Malone Power forward

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+ - 65 31
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Gary Payton Point guard

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+ - 61 47
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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+ - 63 41
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 88
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rudy LaRusso Center

45
+ - 77 114
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Cedric Ceballos Small forward

46
+ - 62 35
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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+ - 63 51
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Brandon Ingram

48
+ - 57 76
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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+ - 42 89
Clyde Lovellette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Clyde Lovellette Power forward, Center

50
+ - 34 76
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time