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..

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
3,297 1,169
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
2,957 765
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

3
2,502 495
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
2,209 482
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
2,032 386
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,777 297
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,269 313
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,221 289
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
810 343
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
901 486
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
566 295
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
530 304
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
549 240
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
575 347
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

The Best Burgers in Los Angeles

15
403 214
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

16
459 229
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
399 281
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
334 230
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
340 180
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
294 215
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
321 163
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

The Best Fashion TV Shows

22
294 270
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

23
274 208
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

24
294 197
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
375 389
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
247 173
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
233 323
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
171 275
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

The Best Los Angeles Lakers Point Guards of All Time

29
175 222
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

30
286 657
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

31
221 231
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added D'Angelo Russell Point guard

32
234 335
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
163 128
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

34
240 141
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

35
117 50
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

36
149 75
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

37
138 91
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

38
115 207
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

39
118 61
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
110 57
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

41
97 68
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

42
126 80
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

The Best Los Angeles Lakers Shooting Guards of All Time

43
93 100
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

44
87 62
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
95 53
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

46
105 143
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

47
72 34
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Lou Williams Shooting Guard

48
71 111
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

49
75 103
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
48 98
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin