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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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Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

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Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

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Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time