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!

list ordered by

1
4,836 1,898
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
4,400 1,228
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward

3
3,782 809
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
3,252 771
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
2,908 699
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
2,532 464
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,775 532
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

8
1,721 497
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

9
1,034 516
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

10
1,200 727
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
757 441
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
719 448
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

13
730 343
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
777 484
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

15
634 340
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

16
548 307
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center

17
574 439
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

18
481 318
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

19
476 265
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center

20
460 350
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward

21
592 603
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard

22
400 93
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

23
456 247
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

24
404 361
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center

25
372 295
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

26
411 280
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

27
328 430
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

28
346 231
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

29
382 886
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

30
249 282
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard

31
212 342
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

32
126 28
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
1525626729472 added Power forward

33
255 170
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

34
213 100
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center

35
292 162
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward

36
371 245
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

37
249 124
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward

38
296 388
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard

39
232 161
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

40
305 488
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward

41
206 108
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard

42
155 98
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward

43
175 257
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward

44
169 114
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

45
156 89
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

46
179 134
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard

47
156 185
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Small forward

48
131 86
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard

49
93 48
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

50
140 145
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center