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The Greatest Lakers of All Time  

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

Check out this list of the greatest Lakers of all time, ranked by fans like you. The 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? Though he's nearing the end of his career, will Lebron James go down as one of the greatest Lakers after signing in July 2018? 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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Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center
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Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
1103402 added Power forward
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Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
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Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard
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Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
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Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
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Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard
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Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center
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Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward
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Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward
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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard
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Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward
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Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
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Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward
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Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward
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Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard
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Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward
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Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward
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Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard
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Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward
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Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard
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Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center, Forward-center
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Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward
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Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
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Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center