NBA The Greatest Lakers of All Time  

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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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1
3,136 1,098
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
2,781 735
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

3
2,362 478
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
2,085 464
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
1,924 371
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,688 282
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,199 298
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,151 278
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
783 327
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
853 468
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
545 283
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
509 294
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
527 235
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
549 337
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
385 208
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
435 225
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
376 273
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
319 224
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
320 177
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
269 202
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
300 156
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

22
261 200
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

23
279 262
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

24
276 192
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
350 377
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
233 168
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
221 313
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
163 268
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

29
164 217
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
211 211
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added D'Angelo Russell Point guard

31
271 631
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

32
222 318
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
222 134
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
148 127
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

35
104 46
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

36
123 86
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

37
130 68
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

38
110 199
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

39
110 55
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
98 52
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

41
88 94
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

42
88 47
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

43
86 64
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

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44
80 58
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
107 74
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

46
92 139
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

47
64 29
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Lou Williams Shooting Guard

48
66 107
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

49
71 98
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

50
45 92
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin