The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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List Criteria: NBA players who have played for the LA Lakers or Minneapolis Lakers..

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

    the people's #1
    Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

  2. 2
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    Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    most listed & ranked high on reranks
    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

    ranked low on reranks
    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center

  4. 4
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    Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Wilt Chamberlain Center

  5. 5
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    Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Shaquille O'Neal Center

  6. 6
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    Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

  7. 7
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    Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Elgin Baylor Small forward

  8. 8
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    James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    James Worthy Small forward

  9. 9
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    George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    George Mikan Center

  10. 10
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    Power forward, Center

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


    Gail Goodrich Guard

  12. 12
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    Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Byron Scott Shooting guard

  13. 13
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    Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Derek Fisher Point guard

  14. 14
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    Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Michael Cooper Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Robert Horry Small forward, Power forward

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    A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    A. C. Green Power forward, Center

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    Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    added by wiabux
    Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

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    Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

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    Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Center

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    Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    added by sunikso
    Metta World Peace Small forward

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    Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Kurt Rambis Power forward

  23. 23
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    often listed & added by JJGrosser
    Point guard

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    Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Rick Fox Small forward

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    Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Andrew Bynum Center

  26. 26
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    Small forward, Power forward

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    Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    ranked low on reranks
    Eddie Jones Shooting guard

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Power forward, Center

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    Point guard

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    Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Nick Van Exel Point guard

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    D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    D'Angelo Russell Point guard

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    Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Happy Hairston Forward

  34. 34
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    Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    ranked low on reranks & added by human960
    Elden Campbell Center

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    Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward Power Forward

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    Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

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    Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Rudy LaRusso Center

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    Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    added by StacyWolfe
    Cedric Ceballos Small forward

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    Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

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    Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Julius Randle Power forward

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    Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Slater Martin

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    Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time


    Jim Pollard Power forward

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    Power forward, Center

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    Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Robert Sacre is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

    often listed & added by HectorPerez
    Robert Sacre Center

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    Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

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    Orlando Woolridge is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All-Time

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    Orlando Woolridge

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    Shooting guard

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