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
5,415 1,431
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward
2
5,872 2,331
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman
3
4,627 944
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
4
3,996 918
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
5
3,485 831
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
6
3,043 563
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard
7
2,117 659
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
8
2,060 617
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
9
1,247 658
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center
10
1,491 919
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
11
940 570
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
12
896 574
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard
13
881 456
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
14
950 603
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
15
780 455
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward
16
672 418
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center
17
730 580
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
18
621 421
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward
19
614 378
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center
20
991 313
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
21
599 452
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward
22
774 755
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard
23
527 343
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
24
558 324
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
25
459 368
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward