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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
2,586 668
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Magic Johnson Point guard, Power forward

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2
2,849 1,000
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kobe Bryant Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

3
2,178 430
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
1,923 427
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
1,794 345
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
1,572 265
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jerry West Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,125 274
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Elgin Baylor Small forward

8
1,083 252
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
James Worthy Small forward

9
742 306
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
George Mikan Center

10
790 445
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Pau Gasol Power forward, Center

11
523 263
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
479 283
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Byron Scott Shooting guard

13
500 222
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
520 324
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Derek Fisher Point guard

15
371 196
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

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16
413 216
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
352 252
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Lamar Odom Small forward, Power forward

18
300 213
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
304 165
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Bob McAdoo Power forward, Center

20
247 184
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
281 144
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Nick Van Exel Point guard

22
249 187
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Kurt Rambis Power forward

23
263 250
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Vlade Divac Center

24
258 182
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Rick Fox Small forward

25
322 360
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Steve Nash Point guard

26
220 158
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Eddie Jones Shooting guard

27
212 297
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Andrew Bynum Center

28
156 260
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Vern Mikkelsen Small forward, Power forward

29
155 207
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Norm Nixon Point guard

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30
256 600
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Dwight Howard Power forward, Center

31
194 194
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
210 305
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
200 124
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Dennis Rodman Small forward, Power forward - Power Forward

34
134 120
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Mychal Thompson Power forward, Center

35
109 80
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Julius Randle Power forward

36
91 41
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Horace Grant Power forward, Center

37
109 59
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Karl Malone Power forward

38
99 190
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Happy Hairston Forward

39
88 50
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Jordan Clarkson Guard

40
82 83
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Elden Campbell Center

41
84 45
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Gary Payton Point guard

42
72 51
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Ron Harper Point guard, Small forward

43
77 41
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Glen Rice Shooting guard, Small forward

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44
72 58
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Trevor Ariza Shooting guard, Small forward

45
88 128
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Cedric Ceballos Small forward

46
63 97
Rudy LaRusso is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Rudy LaRusso Center

47
84 67
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram

48
65 88
Adrian Dantley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
slaft added Adrian Dantley Shooting guard, Small forward

49
42 83
Slater Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Slater Martin

50
30 53
Jim Pollard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Jim Pollard Power forward