NBA 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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1
4,727 1,815
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
2,838 635
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

3
4,259 1,215
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward

4
3,659 792
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
3,152 759
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
2,463 445
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,724 505
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

8
1,672 476
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

9
1,011 490
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

10
1,177 689
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
737 422
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
699 429
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

13
714 327
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
761 465
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

15
616 325
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

16
533 294
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center

17
562 410
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

18
467 305
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

19
462 249
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center

20
575 567
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard

21
445 325
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward

22
442 234
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

23
395 347
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center

24
364 284
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

25
400 272
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

26
304 80
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

27
318 418
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

28
337 222
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

29
373 862
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

30
107 16
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
1525626729472 added Power forward

31
207 338
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

32
239 280
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard

33
203 94
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center

34
279 151
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward

35
246 167
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

36
358 236
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

37
290 372
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard

38
237 117
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward

39
227 150
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

40
298 474
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward

41
198 102
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard

42
147 93
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward

43
170 252
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward

44
161 107
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

45
170 126
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard

46
149 87
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

47
149 181
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Small forward

48
124 80
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard

49
134 142
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center

50
153 52
Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center, Forward-center