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
5,742 2,266
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman
2
5,284 1,401
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward
3
4,514 923
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
4
3,899 893
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
5
3,408 810
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
6
2,973 548
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard
7
2,069 641
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
8
2,016 603
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
9
1,222 637
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center
10
1,450 893
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center
11
913 550
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
12
872 559
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard
13
861 440
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward
14
924 590
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
15
657 399
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center
16
757 439
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward
17
709 557
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
18
606 406
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward
19
596 366
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center
20
907 290
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward
21
585 441
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward
22
752 736
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard
23
550 314
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard
24
513 335
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward
25
487 432
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center