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
3,208 867
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

2
3,602 1,291
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

3
2,747 549
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
2,408 527
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
2,191 428
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,918 327
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,367 353
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,320 329
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
856 368
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
951 529
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
605 321
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
567 322
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
586 252
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
608 373
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

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15
496 245
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Robert Horry Small forward, Power forward

16
427 234
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added A. C. Green Power forward, Center

17
431 306
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
361 244
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
369 193
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
322 237
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
415 415
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

The Best Los Angeles Lakers Centers of All Time

22
342 180
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

23
289 226
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

24
315 285
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

25
313 211
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

26
269 180
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
248 338
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
176 289
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 Small Forwards of All Time

29
303 693
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

30
190 237
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

31
235 258
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
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32
268 160
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

33
246 364
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

34
175 88
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

35
134 58
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

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36
180 138
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

37
157 104
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

38
133 63
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

39
128 219
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

40
128 77
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

41
144 87
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

42
96 70
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

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43
108 75
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

44
106 60
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

45
87 41
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Lou Williams Shooting Guard

46
114 152
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

47
97 110
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

48
73 120
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

49
78 111
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
86 29
Phil Jackson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Phil Jackson Center, Forward-center