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
5,865 2,328
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman
2
5,409 1,430
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward
3
4,621 943
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
4
3,990 916
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
5
3,480 829
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
6
3,035 563
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard
7
2,116 656
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
8
2,058 615
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
9
1,245 657
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center
10
1,487 919
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
11
938 569
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
12
896 571
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard
13
879 454
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
14
948 602
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
15
778 454
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward
16
671 415
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center
17
729 578
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
18
620 420
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward
19
612 378
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center
20
987 313
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
21
774 753
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard
22
597 452
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward
23
526 342
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
24
558 322
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
25
457 367
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward