Basketball 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!

list ordered by
1
5,841 2,318
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman
2
5,379 1,428
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward
3
4,598 940
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
4
3,969 913
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
5
3,463 824
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
6
3,020 558
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard
7
2,104 653
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
8
2,049 613
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
9
1,238 653
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center
10
1,478 914
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
11
934 564
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
12
889 570
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard
13
873 452
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
14
940 602
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
15
668 412
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center
16
773 453
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward
17
723 575
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
18
618 418
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward
19
609 377
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center
20
969 306
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
21
594 450
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward
22
768 750
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard
23
556 321
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
24
522 342
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
25
454 366
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward