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List Rules 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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2,596 673
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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2
2,860 1,003
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

3
2,186 432
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
1,928 430
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
1,799 346
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,578 266
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,129 276
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,088 253
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
743 308
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
794 447
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
524 266
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
480 285
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
502 224
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
524 324
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
373 196
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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16
415 216
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
353 253
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
300 214
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Jamaal Wilkes Shooting guard, Small forward

19
304 166
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
248 185
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
281 145
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

22
249 187
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

23
264 251
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

24
259 183
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
322 362
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
220 160
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
212 299
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
157 260
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

29
155 208
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

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30
256 602
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

31
194 196
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
210 307
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
200 126
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

34
134 121
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

35
92 41
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

36
109 81
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

37
110 60
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

38
99 191
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

39
90 50
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
82 84
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

41
84 46
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

42
73 51
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

43
77 42
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

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88 128
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

45
72 59
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

46
63 97
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

47
84 68
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

48
65 88
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
42 83
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin

50
30 53
Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jim Pollard Power forward