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
4,998 1,986
Kobe Bryant is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Swingman

2
4,588 1,255
Magic Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Power forward

3
3,922 840
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

4
3,383 802
Shaquille O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

5
3,008 727
Wilt Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

6
2,627 485
Jerry West is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard

7
1,836 558
Elgin Baylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

8
1,780 521
James Worthy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

9
1,073 543
George Mikan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

10
1,254 764
Pau Gasol is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

11
785 468
Gail Goodrich is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time

12
754 471
Byron Scott is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

13
759 363
Michael Cooper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

14
805 509
Derek Fisher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

15
569 327
A. C. Green is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Power forward, Center

16
657 360
Robert Horry is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Small forward, Power forward

17
599 470
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

18
510 337
Jamaal Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Shooting guard, Small forward

19
502 287
Bob McAdoo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Erica C added Power forward, Center

20
541 115
LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

21
484 371
Metta World Peace is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
sunikso added Small forward

22
622 639
Steve Nash is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JJGrosser added Point guard

23
475 262
Nick Van Exel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Point guard

24
430 292
Rick Fox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward

25
383 311
Kurt Rambis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

26
417 379
Vlade Divac is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
bojanthebest added Center

27
345 447
Andrew Bynum is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Center

28
359 244
Eddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard

29
163 34
Kyle Kuzma is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
1103402 added Power forward

30
260 295
Norm Nixon is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Point guard

31
392 926
Dwight Howard is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

32
217 353
Vern Mikkelsen is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Small forward, Power forward

33
270 178
Mychal Thompson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center

34
223 108
Horace Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Power forward, Center

35
391 255
Dennis Rodman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
TheShaqAttaq added Small forward, Power forward

36
306 174
Karl Malone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Power forward

37
272 133
Brandon Ingram is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
DeanLegend added Brandon Ingram Small forward

38
306 414
D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
-46 added Point guard

39
244 172
Julius Randle is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward

40
222 118
Gary Payton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
JordanH added Point guard

41
316 505
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
zayanie.z added Shooting guard, Small forward

42
166 108
Ron Harper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Point guard, Small forward

43
182 266
Happy Hairston is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
wiabux added Forward

44
180 123
Trevor Ariza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Shooting guard, Small forward

45
168 94
Glen Rice is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
CMCSS03 added Shooting guard, Small forward

46
186 145
Jordan Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
ethanb added Guard

47
163 193
Cedric Ceballos is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
StacyWolfe added Small forward

48
143 95
Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Tamis1966 added Shooting Guard

49
147 152
Elden Campbell is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
human960 added Center

50
98 59
Sam Perkins is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Lakers of All Time
Power forward, Center