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!

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1
4,871 1,917
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
4,444 1,234
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward

3
3,819 818
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
3,279 780
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
2,935 708
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
2,553 471
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,785 542
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

8
1,733 507
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

9
1,044 528
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

10
1,212 742
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
765 451
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
727 456
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

13
739 349
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
783 495
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

15
641 345
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

16
554 312
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center

17
580 448
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

18
489 326
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

19
483 272
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center

20
470 358
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward

21
431 100
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward, Point forward

22
604 616
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard

23
460 251
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

24
418 282
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

25
376 300
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

26
406 368
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center

27
332 436
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

28
349 235
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

29
384 896
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

30
135 30
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
1525626729472 added Power forward

31
253 286
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard

32
213 346
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

33
261 171
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

34
219 101
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center

35
299 165
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward

36
377 248
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

37
256 126
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward

38
301 393
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard

39
235 165
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

40
211 110
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard

41
159 100
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward

42
310 491
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward

43
177 261
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward

44
174 116
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

45
158 91
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

46
181 137
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard

47
157 188
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Small forward

48
135 88
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard

49
94 51
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

50
142 147
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center